Students silently protest US government’s use of drones

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Members of the UC Berkeley Muslim Student Association protest government drone use on the steps of Sproul Hall on Wednesday.

About 40 demonstrators stood side by side in front of Sproul Hall Friday, holding signs with phrases such as “Drones don’t make us safer; violence begets violence” to pique the interest of passers-by and inspire them to question the necessity of U.S. drone strikes in countries such as Pakistan and Yemen.
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What you should know about Ramadan

For those of you who don’t already know, the month of Ramadan has started all over the globe. This is the time when Muslims fast during the day, not eating or drinking anything from dawn until sunset. That may sound like a long time, especially this summer when in California,
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UC Berkeley students demonstrate in support of Irvine 11

The UC Berkeley Muslim Students Association staged a silent demonstration on Sproul Plaza Tuesday in support of the Irvine 11 — a group of UC Irvine and UC Riverside students arrested for disrupting the speech of Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at the campus in February 2010. The protest was part of a
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