Students: It’s time to take back city politics

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Students hold up signs supporting that ASUC proposed student district map. Berkeley City Council discussed the two student districts at Tuesday's meeting.

More than 25 years ago, students were intentionally silenced and excluded from city politics. When city council districts were first adopted, students were split across multiple districts to dilute our collective voice and our ability to influence city issues. Since then, this deliberate plan has made it excessively difficult for
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Unity, not divisiveness

CAMPUS ISSUES: The Committee on University and External Affairs’ decision to postpone Senate Bill 11 indefinitely was the right thing to do.

On Monday, the ASUC Standing Committee on University and External Affairs indefinitely postponed a bill that addressed academic relations with Israeli institutions after some senators said the naturally divisive bill would hurt the long-term workability of the ASUC senate class.
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