In defense of Milo Yiannopoulos

Franchesca Spektor/Staff

The Berkeley College Republicans have suffered much criticism and abuse for inviting Breitbart tech journalist and provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos to campus Feb. 1. In light of recent events here and at previous stops on Mr. Yiannopoulos’ “Dangerous Faggot Tour,” we believe that an explanation is in order. We invited Mr.
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The counterargument to Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley

On Thursday, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks released a statement to the UC Berkeley community discussing the “tension between rights and values,” articulating that while the administration may not condone Milo Yiannopoulos’s words and actions, they will not be shutting down the event. Chancellor Dirks chose to use the language of “tolerance,” suggesting
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Israel’s tolerance

Israel should be praised for its commitment to inclusion, not denigrated for its minor flaws

This week Tikvah: Students for Israel held our sixth annual Israel Peace and Diversity Week (IPD Week). As always, there was an array of informative lectures, exciting activities and educational events about the most vibrant democracy in the Middle East. Israel Peace and Diversity Week has special importance given the
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Tolerance: the new god

Religiously Inclined

The truth is, I probably don’t agree with you. On one issue or another, I hold beliefs that fundamentally differ from those of my family members, roommates, other Cal Bears and fellow Americans. And this difference of opinion is the pride and joy of the American social makeup — we
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Believing in tolerance

Michelle’s mish-mosh

A few weekends ago, I went on a misadventure-filled camping trip with my temple’s youth group. I returned home brimming with stories of ill-fated hikes, tipped kayaks and rain-drenched sleeping bags. My friends, on the other hand, were less interested in my camping tales of woe and more intrigued by
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