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Best of Berkeley 2014

To read the full 2014 Best of Berkeley winners, click here. UC Berkeley is known for being the best — our faculty is superb, our campus exudes both stature and charm and the surrounding city is full of top-notch eateries and shops. Once a year, The Daily Californian asks you, the
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Best of Berkeley 2013: Campus

Read here for Best of Berkeley 2013: Food and Best of Berkeley 2013: City. Best view of SF Skyline and Golden Gate Bridge: The Campanile Where else can you see 360 degree panoramic views of the entire Bay Area? Built in 1914 and standing at 307 feet, this campus landmark has
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Best of Berkeley 2013: City

Read here for Best of Berkeley 2013: Food and Best of Berkeley 2013: Campus. Best place to break a sweat: RSF classes From busy schedules to tight budgets, the average student’s life simply does not seem compatible with exercise. It is something of a miracle that many Berkeley students do
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Best of Berkeley 2013: Food

We love our Berkeley — its history of social movements, gorgeous views of the Bay, eccentric characters on Telegraph. Published each year, the Best of Berkeley issue captures how fortunate we are to live in one of the most beautiful and culturally-rich cities; it invites us to taste, learn and
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Best of Berkeley — Editor’s Note

We curse it for its high cost of living and high-density traffic. We celebrate it for its free speech ideals, influential history and colorful array of socially-conscious residents that strive to make it a better place everyday. This is Berkeley, and this is our city. Every spring, The Daily Californian
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Best of Berkeley: Best of the City

Best Place to People Watch: Sproul Plaza There is nothing like lying on the grass by Sproul Plaza when it’s a sunny day, sipping some Jamba and watching that guy in the shades juggling, while off in the near distance you can hear Yoshua yell, “Kinder, your days are numbered.”
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Best of Berkeley: Best of Campus

Best Place to Party: Frat Row Love it: I ought to preface this with the warning that I was the only person willing to take this case. That’s right, Frat Row. In an office of more than 200 capable writers, I am your only proponent. But you know what? I truly don’t
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Best of Berkeley: Best Shopping

Best Bookstore: Moe’s Books Located on Telegraph, just four blocks from campus, Moe’s Books has so much going for it besides its convenient location. Beyond its unique selection of rare and used books, the storefront itself is chock-full of history. It was even captured briefly in the film “The Graduate,”
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Best of Berkeley: Best Restaurants

Best Restaurant: Chez Panisse Whether you’re climbing the wooden steps to the treehouselike cafe, or stepping into the elegant yet modest dining room below, Chez Panisse will provide you a meal to remember. With a constantly changing menu of organic, locally-grown ingredients, the historical restaurant tucked inside the Gourmet Ghetto
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