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Newswise
A research collaboration including scientists from Berkeley Lab has demonstrated that the Earth stops high-energy neutrinos - particles that only very rarely interact with matter.Nature, was led by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley
Newswise / Posted 5 hours ago
Nature, was led by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley. Spencer Klein, who leads Berkeley Lab’s IceCube research team, commented “This analysis is important because it... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Peregrine falcons on Campanile prepare to mate as winter approachesAs the winter breeding season approaches, the peregrine falcons that call UC Be
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 hours ago
As the winter breeding season approaches, the peregrine falcons that call UC Berkeley home may expand their population. Students at UC Berkeley may be able to witness the loud screeching and mid-air dives characteristic of the falcons’ mating... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley city planning 'giant' George Williams dies at 89academic and professional career, which included writing legislation for presid
The Daily Californian / Posted 17 hours ago
academic and professional career, which included writing legislation for president Lyndon Johnson and lecturing at UC Berkeley, had impacts around the country and world. Williams moved to Berkeley in 1999, where he served on the Berkeley... Read more
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The Daily Californian
AAAS recognizes 6 UC Berkeley faculty for scientific achievementsSix UC Berkeley faculty members have been recognized by the American Associatio
The Daily Californian / Posted 17 hours ago
Six UC Berkeley faculty members have been recognized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, for their efforts to advance scientific research and its applications. Faculty members Ronald Cohen, Mark D’Esposito, Marla... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Uber hid massive data breach for over a yearto further tarnish the company’s battered reputation. “Am I surprised that Ube
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
to further tarnish the company’s battered reputation. “Am I surprised that Uber was broken into?” said Steven Weber, a UC Berkeley professor of information science. “No, I’m not. Some people facetiously say there are two kinds of companies:... Read more
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The Mercury News
Attention holiday travelers: Stream these films to pump up your down-time(Available now on Netflix)For the politically minded “Saving Capitalism”: Form
The Mercury News / Posted 21 hours ago
(Available now on Netflix)For the politically minded “Saving Capitalism”: Former U.S. Secretary of Labor and current UC Berkeley professor Robert Reich sends capitalism off to the repair shop, and boy does it need an overhaul, he says. Reich... Read more
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The Jewish Press
UC Professor Tweets Anti-Semitic Propaganda | 4 Kislev 5778 – November 22, 2017hate messages being disseminated via social media by University of California a
The Jewish Press / Posted 22 hours ago
hate messages being disseminated via social media by University of California at Berkeley Professor Hatem Bazian. The UC Berkeley student group ‘Tikvah: Students for Israel,’ revealed in a statement that Bazian shared a tweet featuring deeply... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
After hacker attack, Sacramento transit district restores website and gets help from fedswhether any data was taken. “I hope it is true that no customer data was acces
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 hours ago
whether any data was taken. “I hope it is true that no customer data was accessed,” said Cooper, who is head of the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity. “But it takes a bit of time to know what the hacker did.” The attack was the... Read more
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The Hill
6 million Americans are drinking contaminated water linked to cancer— for healthier drinking water and a healthier population. Arlene Blum, Ph.D.,
The Hill / Posted yesterday
— for healthier drinking water and a healthier population. Arlene Blum, Ph.D., is a research associate in Chemistry at UC Berkeley and executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute, known for her scientific and policy work to limit... Read more
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The Mercury News
What kind of coffee did Sam Smith order at Berkeley shop?almond milk, according to a photo posted on Instagram by the nonprofit coffee s
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
almond milk, according to a photo posted on Instagram by the nonprofit coffee shop. 1951 Coffee Company is located near the UC Berkeley campus and is known for hiring and training local refugees and asylum seekers. The photo shows Smith with... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Public education system must uphold comprehensive American history curriculumtheir experiences in their U.S. history classes. As we advocate for changes and
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
their experiences in their U.S. history classes. As we advocate for changes and progress in the American history curriculum, pose this question to them. The responses, hopefully, will be an affirmative. Christine Yoshida is a UC Berkeley s... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus students play vital role in upholding alcohol policytime. As the meeting ended it was not clear what would happen next to follow u
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
time. As the meeting ended it was not clear what would happen next to follow up. What conclusions can we draw and what can UC Berkeley students do? Use of local control can bolster preventive management of the community’s alcohol availability... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus remains committed to improving student housing availabilityI was both moved and motivated by The Daily Californian’s feature on Hash Khan,
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
I was both moved and motivated by The Daily Californian’s feature on Hash Khan, a UC Berkeley undergraduate living in a school bus. His compelling story lends strong support to Chancellor Carol Christ’s decision to make the development of new,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Clog Report: Student books flight home for Thanksgiving a year in advanceto secure housing because he started searching before receiving his acceptance
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
to secure housing because he started searching before receiving his acceptance letter. But Peterman’s first semester at UC Berkeley was a busy one, so much so that he forgot to do one crucial thing: book a flight home for Thanksgiving. Peterman... Read more
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New York Daily News
Experts warn against ‘killer’ drones in ‘Slaughterbots’ videoThe robot apocalypse may arrive a bit sooner than expected. UC Berkeley comput
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
The robot apocalypse may arrive a bit sooner than expected. UC Berkeley computer science professor Stuart Russell in a presentation released by the Future of Life Institute — which is backed by Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk — painted the picture of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
UC Berkeley professor's eerie lethal drone video goes viralUC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute have crea
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
UC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute have created an eerie viral video titled "Slaughterbots" that depicts a future in which humans develop small, hand-sized drones that are programmed to identify and eliminate... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Editorial | A semester down: How ASUC officials stack upreactionary’ ASUC president Zaynab AbdulQadir-Morris has, thus far, spent most
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
reactionary’ ASUC president Zaynab AbdulQadir-Morris has, thus far, spent most of her time plugging into the problems at UC Berkeley. Scrambling to address issues created by “Free Speech Week” and delving into the budget deficit has meant... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Federal private school tax breaks to be voted on in Senate… as Republican leaders seek to eliminate health insurance for poor households,
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
… as Republican leaders seek to eliminate health insurance for poor households,” said Bruce Fuller, professor at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education in an email. The 529 plan is one of two existing programs outlined in the Internal... Read more
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The Daily Californian
5th annual Berkeley Half Marathon brings success to participantscross country and track for the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Now, he i
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
cross country and track for the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Now, he is a nuclear engineering doctoral student at UC Berkeley. Last year, Negus participated in the Berkeley Half Marathon and had an “absolute blast,” he said. For this... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley researchers featured in Forbes’ "30 Under 30 in Science" listTwo UC Berkeley postdoctoral fellows, Aaron Meisner and Liang Wu, were recogniz
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Two UC Berkeley postdoctoral fellows, Aaron Meisner and Liang Wu, were recognized in Forbes’ annual “30 Under 30 in Science” list Tuesday. The prestigious list made its debut in 2012 and features 600 young visionaries in 20 industries, including... Read more
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The Daily Californian
YouTuber waves ISIS, US flags at UC Berkeley to garner student reactionswho runs a YouTube channel known for “Ami on the Street” segments, released a v
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
who runs a YouTube channel known for “Ami on the Street” segments, released a video documenting the reactions of people at UC Berkeley as he waved the flags of the United States and of ISIS. In the video, Horowitz first waves a U.S. flag on Sproul... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mountain lion sighted in hills above UC Berkeley campuslion was spotted Sunday near the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the h
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
lion was spotted Sunday near the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the hills above the Cal campus, according to UC Berkeley police. The lion was sighted at the lab’s parking lot F, outside the LBNL perimeter fence, shortly after 6:30... Read more
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The Mercury News
Alex Rodriguez was nice but not very ‘intellectual,’ Anne Wojcicki’s mom says in interviewWojcicki, is an emeritus professor and former chair of Stanford University’s ph
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Wojcicki, is an emeritus professor and former chair of Stanford University’s physics department. Her mother, Esther, is a UC Berkeley graduate and English and journalism teacher at Palo Alto High School, where her former student James Franco made... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Mountain lion spotted in Berkeley Lab parking lotto the UCPD alert, several sightings of mountain lions in the past few years ha
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
to the UCPD alert, several sightings of mountain lions in the past few years have also occurred in the hills above the UC Berkeley campus. UCPD is advising people not to hike or jog alone, especially between dusk and down, and also to make... Read more
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The Daily Californian
How one 40-year-old decision starves educationbecomes the standard for so many CCs, few students are afforded the guidance ne
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
becomes the standard for so many CCs, few students are afforded the guidance needed to get into a school such as UC Berkeley, and those who do may struggle once they enroll. Now, are you a UC Berkeley student who has never once set foot... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Waldorf takes title at TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitationala crazy week. I just hit the ball really bad.” Sutherland, who began the final
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
a crazy week. I just hit the ball really bad.” Sutherland, who began the final round with a three-shot margin over former UC Berkeley standout Max Homa, moved to 9 under with an eagle on the second hole. He remained the leader or tied for the lead... Read more
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The Mercury News
Two Oakland universities announce intention to share single campuslibrary and dining halls, and could develop some shared programs. The concept
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
library and dining halls, and could develop some shared programs. The concept is unusual but not entirely unprecedented. UC Berkeley and Mills College announced a partnership last month to house Cal students at the Oakland women’s college and... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Waldorf wins title at TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitationala crazy week. I just hit the ball really bad.” Sutherland, who began the final
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a crazy week. I just hit the ball really bad.” Sutherland, who began the final round with a three-shot margin over former UC Berkeley standout Max Homa, moved to 9 under with an eagle on the second hole. He remained the leader or tied for the lead... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
MANGINO: Word of 'the great American crime decline' demise is prematureask whether the current homicide spike marks the end of what has been referred
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
ask whether the current homicide spike marks the end of what has been referred to by Professor Franklin E. Zimring of the UC Berkeley School of Law as the "the great American crime decline." Before we break into a panic, a review of the data... Read more
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The Daily Californian
We got the scoop, The Garden rocks Sproul Plaza despite small crowdfirst two lyrics of The Garden’s opening song “U Want the Scoop?” alone were en
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
first two lyrics of The Garden’s opening song “U Want the Scoop?” alone were enough to send the small crowd of UC Berkeley students attending ASUC SUPERB Productions’ latest show on Upper Sproul Plaza into a frenzy of fist pounding and... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Quiz: Should you drop out of UC Berkeley right now or not?whether you’re really ready and willing to put your brain and body through all
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
whether you’re really ready and willing to put your brain and body through all of that stress and pain. Well, us, too. UC Berkeley’s a challenging place, and often times we’re sick of dealing with the pressures it inevitably puts on us. So, the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Things you could buy with all the money you spend on bobaIf you go to UC Berkeley, then you know everyone’s go-to quick sip is boba. But
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
If you go to UC Berkeley, then you know everyone’s go-to quick sip is boba. But, are you bears aware of how much this habit can actually cost you? Let’s just say the price of those green tea boba you get every other day adds up. Here are a few things... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Waldorf reclaims title at TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitationala crazy week. I just hit the ball really bad.” Sutherland, who began the final
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a crazy week. I just hit the ball really bad.” Sutherland, who began the final round with a three-shot margin over former UC Berkeley standout Max Homa, moved to 9 under with an eagle on the second hole. He remained the leader or tied for the lead... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Waldorf reclaims title at TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitationala crazy week. I just hit the ball really bad.” Sutherland, who began the final
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
a crazy week. I just hit the ball really bad.” Sutherland, who began the final round with a three-shot margin over former UC Berkeley standout Max Homa, moved to 9 under with an eagle on the second hole. He remained the leader or tied for the lead... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Wenner: “The man who bottled the counterculture”to have been sold in a bidding war for seven figures, manages both with a rich
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
to have been sold in a bidding war for seven figures, manages both with a rich bounty of lively anecdotes. After attending UC Berkeley in the ’60s, Wenner took the best parts of existing publications such as Warren Hinckle’s Ramparts and Paul... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley students, immigration attorneys offer free legal consultationsFive UC Berkeley students partnered with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, o
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
Five UC Berkeley students partnered with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, or ILRC, to offer free legal consultations with immigration attorneys Thursday evening at Longfellow Middle School. These consultations were offered in light of the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Ghost Ship journalists speak at UC Berkeley near anniversary of tragedyShip” fire approaches, two local journalists who received a Pulitzer Prize for
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
Ship” fire approaches, two local journalists who received a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the tragedy spoke at UC Berkeley on Friday. The journalists, Julia Prodis Sulek and Matthias Gafni, wrote a piece titled “The last hours of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor of University Relations Scott Biddy to retireAfter 15 years of service, UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor of University Relations
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
After 15 years of service, UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor of University Relations Scott Biddy will retire at the end of November. Biddy, a campus fundraising executive, cites his rationale for retiring as wanting to pursue other career interests as... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley postdoctoral fellow funded by Koch brothers donation in 2016UC Berkeley is listed as the recipient of a $63,200 donation for “general opera
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
UC Berkeley is listed as the recipient of a $63,200 donation for “general operating support” from the Charles Koch Foundation, according to the foundation’s latest public tax filings, which were released on its website Friday. The tax form, which... Read more
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CNET
Scary 'Slaughterbots' video shows danger of autonomous killer dronesyou can remind yourself that it's all a piece of well-made fiction. But then A
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
you can remind yourself that it's all a piece of well-made fiction. But then AI expert Stuart Russell -- a professor at UC Berkeley -- appears in order to offer these soothing words: "This short film is just more than speculation. It shows the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
‘Me too:’ How viral campaigns and structured activism work togetherfor voices — a decision to use or not use that platform is as valid as a choice
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
for voices — a decision to use or not use that platform is as valid as a choice to use or not use the PATH to Care Center, UC Berkeley’s confidential resource center. Both can provide comfort simply by existing, because they give survivors a... Read more
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The Daily Californian
A year ago today: The college application processthen, but also what they think they could have done differently. Of the more t
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
then, but also what they think they could have done differently. Of the more than 15,500 freshman who were admitted to UC Berkeley, Melvin Tangonan recalled that this period of time “was very stressful, especially as a senior.” While Tangonan’s... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Temporary housing, constant stressscreen. Based on what I could gather from my housing contract, I had been plac
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
screen. Based on what I could gather from my housing contract, I had been placed in a lounge converted into a quad because UC Berkeley had more incoming students than housing available. Some time between the start of the academic year and Dec. 16,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
A day in the life of a BAMPFA employeetelling the unabridged story of a Harlem gang leader’s personal life. I’m in t
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
telling the unabridged story of a Harlem gang leader’s personal life. I’m in the presence of the Japanese American UC Berkeley graduate expressing her inner conscience after experiencing the confinement of the Japanese internment camps... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Tim Martin: It’s too late for ‘Living Room Conversations’of ideas or just give and take? Would certain “hot button” topics remain off-li
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
of ideas or just give and take? Would certain “hot button” topics remain off-limits? For instance, why are campuses like UC Berkeley considered bastions of free speech when right-wing speakers are censored by students? Why do people from Seattle... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
UC Berkeley professor's eerie lethal drone video goes viralUC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute have crea
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
UC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute have created an eerie viral video titled "Slaughterbots" that depicts a future in which humans develop small, hand-sized drones that are programmed to identify and eliminate... Read more
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The Daily Californian
FCPC postpones discussion of Arreguin's alleged election law violationsthe importance of assessing the impact of the violations before coming to a con
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
the importance of assessing the impact of the violations before coming to a consensus about the potential punishment. UC Berkeley senior Thomas Hodgman, who was the campaign manager for Zachary RunningWolf in Berkeley’s 2016 mayoral election,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley essay contest asks: “Is free speech free?”Through the Lili Fabilli and Eric Hoffer Essay Prize, UC Berkeley students and
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
Through the Lili Fabilli and Eric Hoffer Essay Prize, UC Berkeley students and staff can win up to $1,500 for answering, in 500 words or less, one question: “Is free speech free?” Since 1971, the Lili Fabilli and Eric Hoffer Essay Prize has posed... Read more
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The Daily Californian
What the duck? Cal rubber ducks found in Stanford University fountain“Beat Cal” sign hanging from a Stanford University building swim many rubber du
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
“Beat Cal” sign hanging from a Stanford University building swim many rubber duckies silently quacking their support for UC Berkeley in the upcoming Big Game. Several anonymous UC Berkeley seniors said in an email that they committed the prank... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Civil disobedience necessary for animals’ rights, freedomto go vegan, but it costs an animal everything if we don’t. You owe it to your
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
to go vegan, but it costs an animal everything if we don’t. You owe it to yourself to take a moment to research the treasury of information on both sides of the issue. Nathan Fisher is a UC Berkeley student and a member of Direct Action Everywh... Read more
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