Picks of the weekend: long-weekend edition!

This three-day weekend is such a tease. It’s all like, “Yo, I’m going to pull some Criss Angel “Mindfreak” shiz and cast a spell on you that tricks you into thinking that you’re back in the glory of summer, and then I’m going to smack you across the face when Read More…

Tunesday: Soundtrack to the end of summer lovin’

There’s less than one week of summer left before we’re back to textbook shopping, discussion section ice breakers and all of the other wonderful festivities that accompany the fall semester. In other words: there’s less than one week left to show off those #summerbods and Instagram that #summerlovin, so you Read More…

Tunesday: Road trip Edition

Whether or not you call The Bay home for the summer, getting away to a place where silence surrounds you should make it to the top of this season’s bucket list. If you’re stuck in Berkeley taking classes, there are plenty of spots within an hour’s distance. Or if making it Read More…

In Prose and Poetry: Reality Sandwiches

It’s common knowledge that famous beat poet Allen Ginsberg wrote bits and pieces of his insane epic “Howl” in the city of Berkeley. Lesser known are his other poems that twist, rattle and reinvent his experiences in the college town, forever imprinting the poet and his work onto Berkeley’s self-image. Read More…

Tunesday: Get pumped for Bonnaroo!

Year after year Bonnaroo scores one of the best lineups of music festivals across the states. They basically combine the anticipated acts of Coachella, Sasquatch! and Outside Lands, then put their personal stamp on it by picking quality lesser-known artists. Since the hype seems to always surround headliners, this playlist Read More…