Families are not escape plans

Off the Beat

It feels odd to write my goodbye to Berkeley without having graduated yet. Next semester I will be braving the forces of an East Coast winter and moving to Washington, D.C. as part of the University of California, Washington Center internship program. My job search, much like other areas of
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What is it like in D.C.

I’m spending the semester in Washington, D.C. through a study abroad-type program called UCDC, and I’d be lying if I said the election wasn’t a big draw in getting me to apply for this term.
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UC Berkeley student Santos Vazquez attends vice presidential debate

Several months ago, Virginia’s Sen. Tim Kaine was not a household name. Nevertheless, prior to the official announcement of the Democratic nominees at the end of June, UC Berkeley senior Santos Vazquez managed to correctly guess Hillary Clinton’s running mate, earning him a ticket to the vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, on Tuesday night.
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Leaving the campus for the capital

While most of my UC Berkeley friends were binging on Netflix shows, catching up on some much-needed sleep or trying to follow through with their New Year’s Resolutions, I embarked on a journey for the experience of a lifetime.
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