Between China and America

The Half of It

My multicultural upbringing is a source of pride and joy, not a stranger’s tangled yarn to cut up and reorganize. So when you ask me where I’m from, challenge your monocultural norms first.
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A club watching a presentation on consent training presented by the LEAD center

UC Berkeley students must be properly educated on sexual violence and sexual harassment

CAMPUS ISSUES: The responses to a recent anonymous Facebook post showed how little students know about supporting survivors

Earlier this month, an anonymous Facebook post on the Confessions from UC Berkeley page sparked a campuswide conversation about sexual violence within the tech community. And while the efforts clubs are making to raise awareness about this issue are promising, they also point to an appalling truth: how little students know about addressing and responding to sexual violence.
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A person types on a Mac laptop computer which is resting on a wooden desk.

UC to now accept computer science classes for admission requirement

The UC requires applicants to have completed a number of high school courses in order to apply to the nine campuses. CS classes were previously considered merely supplemental, but will soon fulfill the third year science recommendation under the UC’s A-G requirement — used to determine application eligibility with high school classes.
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Finding humanity in music

Music is the potter of my soul. Music shapes how I walk to class, write a column, sing a song, study for a test, grapple with mental health and navigate the challenges we all have to face in this world.
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