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Flap over fees puts right-wing symposium at UC Berkeley in doubt

A student group behind a vaguely organized gathering of right-wing speakers at UC Berkeley has failed to meet deadlines to sign contracts and pay fees for the campus’ principal event spaces, school officials said Sunday — casting doubt on whether the event will even take place. The school is trying to determine whether any of the showcase speakers at the event that’s dubbed “Free Speech Week” and is scheduled to start in one week have even signed on, or were merely invited to attend. “These events are the sole responsibility of a student organization on the Berkeley campus,” said Dan Mogulof, a UC Berkeley spokesman.

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