halloween

5 activities to do Halloween weekend besides party

Halloween can get a bad reputation for being an excuse for teens and young adults to go crazy. If you aren’t into parties over Halloween weekend, here are some other activities you can participate in that keep the spirit alive without the consumption of too many spirits … Fucking A This
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5 thoughts Berkeley students have

Do you feel like you spend so much money at Asian Ghetto that you are personally keeping it profitable? Do you routinely consider skipping lecture? You are not alone. Whether it’s about grades or going out to eat, there are some things we Berkeley students can all relate to thinking
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4 different ways students cruise around campus

Most of us trudge to class on our own two feet, and after half a semester, putting one foot in front of the other is getting pretty dull. This is Berkeley, however, and many innovative students have come up with creative ways to shorten their commutes to class. You’ve probably
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PSA: Nov. 1 is the pass/no pass deadline for fall 2013

The deadline to change your grading option is today! It’s a difficult decision, especially if it is for a class you wanted to count for your major. You might have long-term worries about applying to graduate school, or maybe you’re just embarrassed to change your grading option. But for those
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Why getting a new cellphone is a bad idea

If somebody offered to sell you something that cost $350 for just 12 easy payments of $90, would you take him up on that offer? Unless you make a habit of dumping money into a giant hole in the ground and lighting it on fire, you probably wouldn’t. But a
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Do you have trouble sleeping? Try these 6 tips

“I’m so tired” seems to be an oft-repeated refrain among Berkeley students. Between extracurriculars and school work, it can hard to get in those recommended eight hours of sleep per night. But what about when you get yourself into bed at a decent hour … and can’t fall asleep? While
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Buzzfeed ranks Berkeley 4th-best-value college

We all know the old stats: Berkeley is the No. 1 public university in the world, according to US News and World Report; ranks fifth in world reputation rankings, according to the 2013 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings; and ranked eighth on Kiplinger’s best values in public colleges list. But those are some
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TeleBEARS

Typical Tele-BEARS struggles every student goes through

Tele-BEARS appointments happen twice a semester, and despite the system’s semiadorable name, signing up for courses is generally a high-stress process including uttered profanities, frustration … and maybe even tears. If you’re lucky, you’ve already had your Phase I appointment for next semester, and we’re betting you can relate to
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The haunted house of Hearst

Hearst Gym: a multipurpose facility with three pools, locker rooms, classrooms, dance rooms and a gymnasium … and, apparently, the remains of about 12,000 Native Americans. How’s that for a spooky Halloween fact? According to the Los Angeles Times, “the bones, along with 400,000 Native American artifacts, are held by
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