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What you should know about Ramadan

For those of you who don’t already know, the month of Ramadan has started all over the globe. This is the time when Muslims fast during the day, not eating or drinking anything from dawn until sunset. That may sound like a long time, especially this summer when in California,
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Why we love Fentons Creamery

When it comes to great ice cream destinations like Ici and CREAM, Fentons Creamery is definitely a treasured Bay Area ice cream parlor. Fentons Creamery is the perfect place for gatherings, dates, kids and especially those who are kids at heart. And Pixar also agrees! Fentons was featured in Pixar’s
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Twerk Team goes viral in San Francisco

For those of you who have not heard of twerking — to say, those of you who fall under the elderly, Caucasian demographic — it has swept our already-sexually-promiscuous country with its motto of “shake, wobble and jiggle” in 2013. Regardless of whether the word derived from (foo)twork or twist-and-jerk,
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4 painfully literal song titles

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and the music scene has been taking some desperate measures. With a generation ready to embrace whatever trending thing that comes up on their social media news feed, there are hundreds of thousands of artists out in the world trying to make the next
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5 great running routes around Cal

The summer season is upon us, and that means there’s more time to take care of yourself — and a lot of us can’t use the excuse that we have to study when we’re trying to avoid exercise. The benefits of going out for a run once in a while
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The hoods of California by area code

California is one of the most cosmopolitan states in the United States, each region drastically different from the next. While people from other states see California as a whole in a certain light (If you haven’t seen it, watch this SNL skit “The Californians“) we think Californians as a whole
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Survival tips for the BART apocalypse

If you haven’t been affected by the BART strike, you obviously don’t live in the Bay Area. From all the politics behind the BART system — and even our AC Transit system — the whole East Bay and San Francisco are basically reeling. It’s absolute chaos. While the BART employees have
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How to get #TURNTUP when you’re sober

Sometimes, sober fun can be REAL fun. And we know for sure that most of you Cal students like to have REAL fun. But if you’re one of those people who think the idea that “sober fun can be fun” is the funniest joke you’ve ever heard, we understand your
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Your Fourth of July fireworks guide for the Bay Area

American skies will be clouded in a red, white and blue haze this Independence Day, and ours in the Golden State are no exception. The launching of fireworks is a quintessential tradition, started by none other than Founding Father John Adams himself. In lieu of his hope for “Illuminations from
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