‘Words matter’: UC Berkeley community protests Doe Library Philippines scholarship display

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Many members of the UC Berkeley community, including leaders of the ASUC and Graduate Assembly, gathered on the steps of Doe Library to call for the removal of a display associated with anti-Pilipinx sentiment.

Leaders of the Associated Students of the University of California, or ASUC, and the campus Graduate Assembly held a press conference Thursday on the front steps of Doe Library protesting a display set up inside.
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