Stand up for whistleblowers: Reporters’ records are not up for grabs

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: To protect freedom of the press, the Department of Justice must be held accountable for its actions.

Illustration of an office with a malignant force watching
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The actions of the DOJ set a disturbing precedent for local newsrooms that likely won’t have resources for litigation. If local or national governments demanded email logs or phone records of a small-scale paper, it might have no choice but to oblige.
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Photo of The Daily Californian Front Desk

Photo essay: Our home on Hearst

At 2483 Hearst Ave. sits Berkeley’s paper of record and independent, student-run newspaper, The Daily Californian. In 2012, the paper moved from the sixth floor of Eshleman Hall to its current home on Hearst Avenue. After nine years in the space and a century and a half in existence, the
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Golden coins

So here I am, a few days before my 21st birthday, demanding myself to incorporate art into my day and honestly, it’s exhausting. But yesterday, when I arrived at Slim’s and Ezra Collective started dancing on the stage for us, I rediscovered what Balmeo had been saying this whole time.
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Portuguese daydreams

Work in Progress

I was sitting in Portuguese 103 one dreary winter day last semester when it occurred to me — and this thought was not in English, but in the Portuguese-Spanish cocktail pseudo-dialect known as “Portunhol” — that I was, in that moment, a visitor to the Portuguese language.
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