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Creating your Thanksgiving staycation

All of your friends are talking about the exciting adventures awaiting them once Thanksgiving break starts. When they turn to you and ask about your plans, your only response is a lighthearted laugh followed by a spiel about wanting to spend time with family. But don’t lie to yourself; the
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Surviving rest of this semester

It’s finally here: one month until the end of the semester. While these next four weeks are bound to fly by, the obstacles standing inbetween you and winter break are daunting. All that’s apparent is that there are bound to be tears, sleepless nights and multiple declarations of running away
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Virgin sangria recipe

Do you ever want to enjoy a drink but don’t feel like having it with alcohol? Sangrias are delicious, but they don’t always have to be alcoholic in order to be good. This recipe is perfect to pair with sandwiches and other picnic foods, especially on Game Days. What you’ll need
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Thanks, UC Berkeley

Alas, the U.S.’s and Macy’s favorite holiday has finally arrived. That’s right, turkey- (or tofu-) loving friends, Thanksgiving is finally here! This slight break in our academic lives gives us all the opportunity to think about what’s really important. We can take a break from readings, quizzes, bCourses reading responses and
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Game Day bagel sandwich recipe

What better picnic food to eat on Game Day than sandwiches? We’re all always on the go on Game Day, and in preparation for the Big Game this Saturday, you’ll definitely want something easy to make, eat and take with you for lunch. If you want to try something different and filling, spice
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One last hallelujah: A tribute to Leonard Cohen

Editor’s note: And so it goes — yet another musical legend has died in 2016. Leonard Cohen died last Thursday at the age of 82. Even in the moments leading up to his death, he had an uncanny, transcendent self-awareness. You Want it Darker, his 14th and last album, was released with
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Local designer Maya Epler melds ethics and style

Retail therapy has long been a panacea for stress; with fast fashion and Internet shopping, it has become easier than ever to impulse buy a lion’s share of everything from Chelsea boots to bomber jackets. A dark truth, both labor-wise and with respect to the environment, belies much of today’s
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