Take a walk someplace new: A personal essay

photo of Berkeley
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Oct. 31 — Halloween day  I walked around the streets and neighborhoods of North and West Berkeley, basking in the late-afternoon glow of the sinking sun and the festive fervor in the air.  Sidewalks strewn with fallen leaves were crowded with families and kids, most of them dressed in costumes,
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Walking slowly

Create to Connect

It’s not always about going faster. Slowing down meant I heard the swaying grass, noticed the colorful beetle and had ample breath to converse with my crew.
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How to be safe when walking alone at night

Winter’s receding (if you could call it that), and spring is gradually approaching. The days are growing longer and it seems as if it’s safer to walk alone at night. Don’t be fooled, there have been a number of reports of crimes around campus lately, including an armed robbery at Unit 1, as
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Justifying the Uber

Editor’s note: This article is not an endorsement of Uber. The company was used a placeholder for all ride-sharing companies. Uber has recently come under fire for sending its drivers into John F. Kennedy International Airport while taxi drivers struck in opposition to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. The Daily
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