Nanette Asimov

San Francisco Chronicle

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Higher education reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

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Conservative writer Ben Shapiro is speaking at UC Berkeley tonight, and the campus is bracing for more violent protests.

Do alt-right provocateurs deserve to be heard at UC Berkeley?

Conservative writer Ben Shapiro is speaking at UC Berkeley tonight, and the campus is bracing for more violent protests.

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Conservative author Ann Coulter was supposed to give a speech at UC Berkeley next week.

UC Berkeley becomes hub for violent protest movement during Trump era

Conservative author Ann Coulter was supposed to give a speech at UC Berkeley next week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The so-called  BDS movement  — to Boycott, Divest and Sanction Israel — has growing support on college campuses, especially since last year's conflict in Gaza.

Criticism of Israel: When Does Free Speech Become Anti-Semitism

The so-called BDS movement — to Boycott, Divest and Sanction Israel — has growing support on college campuses, especially since last year's conflict in Gaza.

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