Racism and affirmative action

On Sept. 26, the University of California, Berkeley College Republicans created a nation-wide controversy by holding an intentionally racist and sexist bake sale; women and those of ethnic minorities were charged less per pastry than were their white male counterparts, with Native American women receiving their confections free of charge.

| Staff Columnist

‘Gossip Girl’

In the highly anticipated season-five opener, “Gossip Girl” takes us somewhere it never has before: California. That’s right; the primetime soap known for showcasing the trials and tribulations of “Manhattan’s elite” is moving across the country, at least temporarily.

Elena Bell | Cadenza Reporter

Prop 8 challenge will set precedent for future civil rights cases

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California is about to become the battleground for a momentous challenge to California’s Proposition 8, the state’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Led by former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore Olsen and high-profile litigator David Boies, former opponents in the 2000 Bush v. Gore electoral contest, the […]

| Staff Columnist

Why I’m voting in California

It’s time to come clean to all the people who were stationed at the underpass, in front of Center Court and outside of my classes asking, in anticipation of the Missouri voter registration deadline, “Are you registered to vote in Missouri?” No, I’m not.

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