Lakshmi Sarah

Educator & Writer

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Bill Maher: UC Berkeley Invites Yet Another White Man as Graduation Keynote

This article originally appeared in The Berkeley Graduate. Despite protests from students, talk show host Bill Maher is slated to speak at UC Berkeley’s December graduation. A student group involved … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Measure D, Berkeley’s Soda Tax: What’s the Deal?

This article originally appeared in The Berkeley Graduate. A measure taxing soda and sugary beverages is on Berkeley’s November 4 election ballot. A citywide tax, known as “Measure D,” could … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why has Mission Peak Become the Thing to Do?

This article originally appeared in Bay Nature. Apparently, no journey to the 2,000 foot summit is complete without a selfie. by Lakshmi Sarah on October 16, 2014 Hiking up to … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Debunking the Model Minority Myth with Humor: The Rise of the South Asian Comedian

This article originally appeared in Aerogram. One of Hari Kondabolu’s jokes begins with his observations while sitting on a bus in New York City. He describes a woman who is … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Berkeley Supports Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protesters from Afar

This article originally appeared in The Berkeley Graduate. 50 years ago, Jack Weinberg’s arrest helped set off UC Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement. Last week, commemorating the FSM, Weinberg spoke in … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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