Haas Vertical Shots

Haas kids want more A’s

Not only do Berkeley business undergrads get to say they go to the esteemed Haas School of Business, but now, they may get the chance to boost the grades they get there too. Haas is starting a new grading policy that will boost the mean GPA of core classes to
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Naked Run, 2013

Disrobing the mysteries of the Naked Run

At 9:00 p.m. sharp on the evening of May 8, the pre-finals silence of Main Stacks was shoved aside by a stream of sweaty, jubilant and naked bodies. Rushing gleefully past the infinite bookshelves and focused nighttime studiers, these brave participants of Cal’s legendary semesterly Naked Run delivered a 30-minute
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How to: stretch out the stress

Berkeley is hard on your body. How far do you walk every day? How long are you hunched over a desk in your dorm room or in a classroom? How many times have you fallen asleep on an uncomfortable couch, trying to stay awake to study? Dead week might have
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13-05-08 Meal Points, Get Them While You Can

Meal points for sale: Get ’em while you can!

Around this time each semester, the air around Berkeley typically reeks of desperation. With finals but a few days away now, the collective brains of Cal students have been fried to the point where all kinds of weird things can happen. Last semester, someone finally lost it and attempted to
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5 places to de-stress on campus during finals week

Finals week is coming, and with that comes oodles of stress. As Berkeley students, excellence is what we expect, and we’ll go to great lengths to achieve it. This is a great quality to have (and another reason why we’re the best), but sometimes we forget to take a necessary
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5 things to do on campus besides studying

Now that study mode has kicked in (You’re already hitting the books, right? Right.), we’re all flocking to find a nice study spot to settle into. With laptops, headphones, notes and books at the ready, places like Moffitt or the Academic Services Center become our second home for the week.
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parks

A guide to Berkeley park life

With the fantastic weather we’ve been having lately, parks are a great place to go to relax, soak up the sun and even get some studying done. Why force  yourself into a stuffy library on a nice day when you might as well kick it on the grass outside? The
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5 foods to boost your finals week mood

Dead week: the calm before the storm of finals. It’s time to dive into the books and prepare to ace those finals. Or at least pass them. We all know that finals are a lot of pressure. They can make or break your grade, so in the next two weeks,
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