Show your support for Oakland teachers on strike

BAY AREA AFFAIRS: Community members should stand in solidarity with Oakland teachers’ demands to improve public education

Students and adults protesting in downtown Oakland with signs that read "We stand with Oakland teachers"
Emily Bi/Staff

Education is a human right — one we wouldn’t have if it weren’t for dedicated educators. So to all Bay Area residents, this is a call to action: Join Oakland teachers in their effort to save public education.
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Arts diary of DC, in six parts

Arts Abroad

I. Three days before I turn 20, I move to Washington, D.C. It’s August, and I’m here for a semester “abroad” with the UC Washington Program (UCDC). While it’s not international, D.C. is so cosmopolitan that it may as well be on the other side of the world. On my
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Trump’s inaugural fiasco

Even before reports of low attendance at President Donald Trump’s inauguration, his administration encountered an issue that was unprecedented in modern history: no one wanted to perform.
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The city of magnificent intention

The deafening siren of my alarm pierced my eardrum until I reluctantly shuffled my arm in search for the source of sound. With only half an eye open, I deciphered the numbers that glowed but two feet away from me — 4:30 a.m. My stomach plummeted. My roommate and I
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