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NBC Los Angeles
ACLU, Speakers Distance Themselves From Cal Free Speech WeekThe ACLU of Northern California has refuted claims that it is helping a UC Berk
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 16 minutes ago
The ACLU of Northern California has refuted claims that it is helping a UC Berkeley student group organize a controversial four-day Free Speech Week, tentatively scheduled to begin Sunday. "Make no mistake — the views expressed by Steve Bannon, Ann... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Googler, fired for controversial memo, didn't know he was on Berkeley 'Free Speech Week' listFormer Google employee James Damore will not be speaking at Free Speech Week on
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 minutes ago
Former Google employee James Damore will not be speaking at Free Speech Week on the UC Berkeley campus despite his inclusion on a speaker lineup Monday, he announced via Twitter. Damore says he never knew he was on such a list in the first place. "I... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California Editorial Rdpproduce California's laws is a very good thing. Sept. 18 Santa Cruz Sentinel
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
produce California's laws is a very good thing. Sept. 18 Santa Cruz Sentinel on the high cost of allowing free speech at UC Berkeley University of California at Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ was willing to pay the price to defend free speech... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
ACLU, Speakers Distance Selves From Cal's Free Speech WeekThe ACLU of Northern California has refuted claims that it is helping a UC Berk
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 hours ago
The ACLU of Northern California has refuted claims that it is helping a UC Berkeley student group organize a controversial four-day Free Speech Week, tentatively scheduled to begin Sunday. "Make no mistake — the views expressed by Steve Bannon, Ann... Read more
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The Mercury News
Right-wing group says Steve Bannon, Ann Coulter to speak next week at UC Berkeleyadviser to President Donald Trump who is credited with being the architect of h
The Mercury News / Posted 2 hours ago
adviser to President Donald Trump who is credited with being the architect of his election upset last year, will speak at UC Berkeley next Wednesday afternoon, a student group has told the university, a Cal spokesman said today. His appearance,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bannon, Coulter back on the list of expected UC Berkeley speakersUC Berkeley released an updated list of speakers for Free Speech Week — and thi
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
UC Berkeley released an updated list of speakers for Free Speech Week — and this time far-right speakers Ann Coulter and Steve Bannon are on it. Bannon, Coulter and many others included in the updated list, however, have not confirmed directly with... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
Former MIT President, Electrical Engineering Professor Emeritus Paul E. Gray, ex-W2UWN, SKthe focus away from vacuum tubes and squarely onto semiconductor electronics.”
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 3 hours ago
the focus away from vacuum tubes and squarely onto semiconductor electronics.” Working with colleagues at MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Raytheon, and IBM, he wrote seven textbooks and other materials. Gray served on the boards of directors of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bannon, Coulter back on the list of expected UC Berkeley speakersUC Berkeley released an updated list of speakers for Free Speech Week — and thi
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
UC Berkeley released an updated list of speakers for Free Speech Week — and this time far-right speakers Ann Coulter and Steve Bannon are on it. Bannon, Coulter and many others included in the updated list, however, have not confirmed directly with... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Amended bill to make California into sanctuary state passes in state senateaccording to Time Magazine. The university has not taken a position on SB 54,
The Daily Californian / Posted 6 hours ago
according to Time Magazine. The university has not taken a position on SB 54, according to UC spokesperson Claire Doan. UC Berkeley and BUSD campuses, however, are already considered “sanctuary spaces,” according to Berkeley Mayor Jesse... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley doctoral student jailed for involvement in Hong Kong protestsWeeks before Alex Chow was set to attend UC Berkeley in the fall, he was arrest
The Daily Californian / Posted 6 hours ago
Weeks before Alex Chow was set to attend UC Berkeley in the fall, he was arrested by Hong Kong government officials for his lead role in initiating 79 days of pro-democracy protests. Chow, who at the time of his arrest had completed a master’s... Read more
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The Daily Californian
A Berkeley feels starter pack for freshmenTransitioning to life at UC Berkeley is a process for which you probably can’t
The Daily Californian / Posted 7 hours ago
Transitioning to life at UC Berkeley is a process for which you probably can’t properly prepare yourself, no matter how many College Confidential posts you read. You can however, familiarize yourself with some of the more common symptoms of being a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
After a 23andMe DNA test, Northern California woman discovers 3 siblingsfather, like that of her newly found siblings, was a sperm donor. All she knew
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
father, like that of her newly found siblings, was a sperm donor. All she knew about him was from a donor registry: UC Berkeley grad student, tall, blonde, blue-eyed. Baxter began combing through a series of donor registries, searching for... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Bold Conservation Ideas Go From Concept To Reality On This New Collaboration Platformand to learn from others from different disciplines on the platform. CXL will b
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 hours ago
and to learn from others from different disciplines on the platform. CXL will be partnering with universities like UC Berkeley and Rice, as well, to bring an academic perspective to the platform and encourage its use as a classroom... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
After a 23andMe DNA test, Northern California woman discovers 3 siblingsfather, like that of her newly found siblings, was a sperm donor. All she knew
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
father, like that of her newly found siblings, was a sperm donor. All she knew about him was from a donor registry: UC Berkeley grad student, tall, blonde, blue-eyed. Baxter began combing through a series of donor registries, searching for... Read more
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EuroNews
#NBCLatino20: Higher Ed Guru Francisco Gaytanhis program, the ENLACE Leadership Institute. The program funds the tuition for
EuroNews / Posted 11 hours ago
his program, the ENLACE Leadership Institute. The program funds the tuition for college grads to pursue a Master's in educational leadership. This student asked him: "What's in this for you?" She had no idea Gaytan had grown up in... Read more
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The Daily Californian
He was supposed to attend UC Berkeley. How a leader of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests ended up in jail.Weeks before Alex Chow was set to attend UC Berkeley in the fall, he was arrest
The Daily Californian / Posted 11 hours ago
Weeks before Alex Chow was set to attend UC Berkeley in the fall, he was arrested by Hong Kong government officials for his lead role in initiating 79 days of pro-democracy protests. Chow, who at the time of his arrest had completed a master’s... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Amended bill to make CA into sanctuary state passes in state senateaccording to Time Magazine. The university has not taken a position on SB 54,
The Daily Californian / Posted 11 hours ago
according to Time Magazine. The university has not taken a position on SB 54, according to UC spokesperson Claire Doan. UC Berkeley and BUSD campuses, however, are already considered “sanctuary spaces,” according to Berkeley Mayor Jesse... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Chalk graffiti targeting undocumented, LGBT community seen on Sprouladded that the photographs posted online by of the graffiti messages do not app
The Daily Californian / Posted 11 hours ago
added that the photographs posted online by of the graffiti messages do not appear to resemble what was reported to UCPD. UC Berkeley has seen instances of anti-LGBT chalking in the past. In August 2016, chalk graffiti advocating the “straight... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley creates website devoted to free speechUC Berkeley’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs recently launched a w
The Daily Californian / Posted 12 hours ago
UC Berkeley’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs recently launched a website dedicated to free speech as part of Chancellor Carol Christ’s promise that UC Berkeley will have a “free speech year.” The site includes links to articles about... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley landlords can now house people displaced by recent hurricanesallows landlords to open rent at a temporarily lower rate to displaced tenants.
The Daily Californian / Posted 12 hours ago
allows landlords to open rent at a temporarily lower rate to displaced tenants. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, UC Berkeley took in about 75 college students who were displaced by the storm, allowing them to continue their studies for a... Read more
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The Daily Californian
John Chiang speaks at UC Berkeley on housing crisis, educationCalifornia State Treasurer and 2018 gubernatorial candidate John Chiang came to
The Daily Californian / Posted 12 hours ago
California State Treasurer and 2018 gubernatorial candidate John Chiang came to UC Berkeley on Monday evening to speak on his vision for California’s future. The event, hosted in partnership by the Berkeley Forum and the Goldman School of Public... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Haas School of Business receives $4.4M to support 1st-generation immigrant studentsUC Berkeley Haas School of Business alumnus Scott Galloway made a $4.4 million
The Daily Californian / Posted 12 hours ago
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business alumnus Scott Galloway made a $4.4 million donation to the business school this spring, aimed at supporting students who are children of immigrants. The first four fellowships created through Galloway’s donation,... Read more
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Yale Daily News
ROTC at Yaleended. But the atmosphere at Yale in the midst of the Vietnam War was peaceful
Yale Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
ended. But the atmosphere at Yale in the midst of the Vietnam War was peaceful compared to those of campuses like UC Berkeley and Columbia, where student opposition to the Vietnam War quickly turned violent during the 1960s and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A Los Rios cop used pepper spray to break up a fight. Here’s why one witness thinks he shouldn’t have.Council last week voted to allow city police to use pepper spray against violen
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 hours ago
Council last week voted to allow city police to use pepper spray against violent protestors ahead of a planned speech at UC Berkeley by conservative political commentator and former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro, the Associated Press reported. The... Read more
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The News & Observer
A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speechnotoriety for railing against feminists, Muslims and political correctness. The
The News & Observer / Posted 20 hours ago
notoriety for railing against feminists, Muslims and political correctness. The next stop on his college speaking tour was UC Berkeley, where protests and outrage against the event have stirred a debate about freedom of speech and highlighted the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Contra Costa Repeals Fee Levied Against Incarcerated YouthContra Costa County had some of the highest fees in the state, according to an
NBC Bay Area / Posted 21 hours ago
Contra Costa County had some of the highest fees in the state, according to an exhaustive 2016 analysis published by a UC Berkeley law clinic. Contact Gillian Edevane through email at gillian.edevane@nbcuni.com. You can also provide feedback... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Poll: Half of California voters have considered moving because of home coststhe crunch of rising home costs, so much so that many have considered moving ou
KGTV San Diego / Posted 21 hours ago
the crunch of rising home costs, so much so that many have considered moving out of the state, according to a poll from UC Berkeley. A new study from the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies revealed about 48 percent of California... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Letters to the Editor, Sept. 20, 2017: Mayors’ water group should end support for slant wellproject? — David Beech, Monterey Coulter: Free speech or hate speech? Your e
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
project? — David Beech, Monterey Coulter: Free speech or hate speech? Your editorial, “The high cost of free speech at UC Berkeley” points to a delicate balance between free speech and hate speech. Hate speech is not protected speech. But where... Read more
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Salon.com
George Takei: Political resistance is a “silver lining in a very ominous dark cloud”of my voice. I'm able to reach more people as an actor. I had studied to be an
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
of my voice. I'm able to reach more people as an actor. I had studied to be an architect. I was an architecture student at UC Berkeley. But an architect speaking at architecture forums or at universities wouldn't reach as many people as an actor's... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
More logging on public lands means more wildfiresperspective on fire management is absolutely critical for the future of our bel
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
perspective on fire management is absolutely critical for the future of our beloved giant sequoias. As scientists at UC Berkeley, we recognize the remarkable differences in wildfires in unlogged areas versus clear-cut forestland. According to... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Patriot alleges campus would not subsidize 'Free Speech Week'The Berkeley Patriot alleged that the UC Berkeley administration ignored its re
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
The Berkeley Patriot alleged that the UC Berkeley administration ignored its requests for the campus to subsidize the reservation and staffing costs for “Free Speech Week,” resulting in the publication missing the campus’s three deadlines for signed... Read more
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The Mercury News
UC Berkeley grad to head KNTV and KSTS stations in San JoseStacy Owen, a UC Berkeley graduate, is returning to the Bay Area to serve as Pr
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Stacy Owen, a UC Berkeley graduate, is returning to the Bay Area to serve as President and General Manager of the Bay Area NBC and Telemundo-owned stations, KNTV (Channel 11) and KSTS (Channel 48). The appointment was announced by NBC Universal... Read more
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Raw Story
Survey ‘proving’ there’s less support for free speech on college campuses was funded by two of US’s biggest oligarchsinto public schools with the intention to disrupt and stop the speeches. Some c
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
into public schools with the intention to disrupt and stop the speeches. Some campuses simply can’t afford the hassle. UC Berkeley Professor Robert Reich saw the protests on the campus and in the town after right-wing commentator Milo... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Op-Ed | Wealthy donors puppeteer campus administration’s decisions on free speechAs many of us have heard and read, Chancellor Carol Christ has declared 2017 a
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
As many of us have heard and read, Chancellor Carol Christ has declared 2017 a “free speech year” at UC Berkeley. To ensure the importance of “diverse” viewpoints on campus, she announced a long-term program of events — most significantly confirming... Read more
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The Daily Californian
A beginner's guide to the RSFhas actually provided us with one useful thing: the Recreational Sports Facilit
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
has actually provided us with one useful thing: the Recreational Sports Facility. Whether you’ve yet step foot into the UC Berkeley gym or you’re a regular, here’s the Clog’s guide to using the RSF safely, efficiently and hygienically. Grab a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U.S. government must stop using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software. Should you switch too?as a complementary perk to small businesses that buy its products. Nicholas We
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
as a complementary perk to small businesses that buy its products. Nicholas Weaver, a computer security researcher at UC Berkeley, called the U.S. government decision “prudent” — he had argued for such a step in July. But he added by email... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley considers defunding valuable mentoring program. This is a mistake.It’s easy to get lost on a campus as big as UC Berkeley, which is why programs
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
It’s easy to get lost on a campus as big as UC Berkeley, which is why programs like Berkeley Connect are so important. But now, the program, which provides academic mentoring from graduate students, is at risk of being cut because of the campus’s... Read more
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The Daily Californian
How Erwin Chemerinsky plans to push Berkeley Law into the nation's top 5 law schoolsRecently appointed dean Erwin Chemerinsky isn’t interested in rehabilitating th
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Recently appointed dean Erwin Chemerinsky isn’t interested in rehabilitating the UC Berkeley School of Law — because he believes it doesn’t need rehabilitating. In an interview with The Daily Californian, Chemerinsky shared his confidence in the law... Read more
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The Daily Californian
GoFundMe for hot dog street vendor Beto raises more than $86Kgo toward supporting that dream. On Sept. 23, the money raised through the GoF
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
go toward supporting that dream. On Sept. 23, the money raised through the GoFundMe campaign will be presented to Beto at the UC Berkeley Center for Latino Policy Research at 11 a.m. — with bacon-wrapped hot dogs, courtesy of Beto and his... Read more
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The Daily Californian
What is the Berkeley Patriot, the student group organizing ‘Free Speech Week’?UC Berkeley has been under the spotlight for “Free Speech Week,” but the studen
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
UC Berkeley has been under the spotlight for “Free Speech Week,” but the student organization behind the event remains largely unknown. The Berkeley Patriot editor in chief Mike Wright said the Berkeley Patriot is a student-run conservative online... Read more
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The Daily Californian
3 faculty, staff members receive Berkeley Visionary of the Year awardThe Berkeley Chamber of Commerce honored three UC Berkeley faculty and staff me
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce honored three UC Berkeley faculty and staff members — Mike Cohen, Amy Herr and Scott Shenker — with Berkeley Visionary of the Year awards Sept. 11. The award, a collaboration between the campus and the city, was... Read more
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FOX News
STEM professors reportedly push for boycott of UC Berkeley 'Free Speech Week'Non- Citing the threat to the student body’s “physical and mental safety,” 177
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Non- Citing the threat to the student body’s “physical and mental safety,” 177 professors at the University of California, Berkeley, have signed an open letter calling for... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley students face financial aid delays, asked to take loansASUC President Zaynab AbdulQadir-Morris received an email from the UC Berkeley
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
ASUC President Zaynab AbdulQadir-Morris received an email from the UC Berkeley financial aid office Wednesday suggesting that she apply for an emergency loan because her financial aid had not yet been disbursed. AbdulQadir-Morris had been chosen... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Steve Bannon, Ann Coulter not in new list of 'Free Speech Week' speakersUC Berkeley administration released Monday the finalized list of speakers sched
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
UC Berkeley administration released Monday the finalized list of speakers scheduled for “Free Speech Week” given to them by the Berkeley Patriot. The first list released by co-sponsor Milo Yiannopoulos on Thursday was quickly met with uncertainty... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus administration successful in preventing violence during Shapiro appearanceOn Sept. 14, 2017, Antifa lost. Antifa lost because they were unable to turn th
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
On Sept. 14, 2017, Antifa lost. Antifa lost because they were unable to turn the city of Berkeley and UC Berkeley campus into a madhouse of violence and vandalism as they did in February. Antifa lost because their threats of violence in the face of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
University of California gives pay raises to 8 of its 10 chancellorsin the UC system were approved for 3 percent salary increases Wednesday. Chanc
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
in the UC system were approved for 3 percent salary increases Wednesday. Chancellors from all UC campuses except UC Berkeley and UC Davis, along with the director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will receive increased... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rapture preacher Harold Camping diesstations in the U.S. The live, weeknight program, "Open Forum," had been on the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
stations in the U.S. The live, weeknight program, "Open Forum," had been on the airwaves since 1961. Mr. Camping attended UC Berkeley and graduated with a degree in civil engineering in 1942, according to a biography on the church's website. He... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
UC Berkeley seeks confirmation from Free Speech Week speakersdo hold classes they not penalize students who don’t attend. "I've spoken with
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
do hold classes they not penalize students who don’t attend. "I've spoken with so many of my faculty and peers here at UC Berkeley and they are under the honest impression, they earnestly believe that right wingers are going to come here an... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
UC Berkeley Gets Ready for Milo and Free Speech Weekwill go on in Berkeley, according to far-right speaker Milo Yiannopoulos, who t
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
will go on in Berkeley, according to far-right speaker Milo Yiannopoulos, who took to YouTube and Facebook Monday, accusing UC Berkeley of trying to sabotage Free Speech Week. It was Yiannopoulos who was on campus when violent protests broke out in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Khanna town hall, no-hate march240 Channing Way in San Rafael. Information: http://bit.ly/2gZc9Ue. Free Speec
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
240 Channing Way in San Rafael. Information: http://bit.ly/2gZc9Ue. Free Speech Week: Conservative-themed speeches at UC Berkeley. Miss Elaine speaks at noon Sunday; Lucian Wintrich, Lisa DePasquale and Chadwick Moore are scheduled to speak at... Read more
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