Brrrring! Your alarm clock jolts you awake, and you sit upright in bed as you reach over to press the snooze button. As your eyes adjust to the light, a dreaded realization comes over you — it’s 11 a.m. on the Friday of dead week, and you haven’t hit the books all week long. Rather than allowing this pathetic circumstance to consume you, it’s time to occupy those finals and show them who’s boss. Whether you are new to the UC Berkeley finals structure or a veteran of the procrastination that comes with being an upperclassman, in this issue you will find tips on how to make the most of dead week. From the best places to study to the perfect half-hour breaks, the opportunities are endless and laid out right for your taking. Get ready to kick some final butt.
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