A Brewer’s blackbird by Paul Sullivan

Former Berkeley resident Mahershala Ali wins Oscar for “Moonlight” (LA Times)
Adam Valdez wins Oscar for special effects for Jungle Book (Hollywood Reporter)
Animal rights activists march to Sproul Plaza (Daily Californian)
Standing Rock comes to Berkeley through activist (East Bay Times)
Ex-employee files wrongful termination lawsuit against Lawrence Lab (Daily Cal)

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