4 ways to amp up any night

Having free time over the summer break is great, but it may even be too great, as one day blends into the next with monotony. Here are some tips to amp up the mild and sleepy nights in our own university city. 1. Have your nightly existential crisis — but
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The Book Nook: Inhale ‘Perfume: The Story of a Murderer’

The book: “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer” by Patrick Suskind Suggested for: Anyone who is looking for a psychologically enveloping novel that makes you sympathize with the murderer (for once). Clog rating: Upon viewing the title of this week’s novel, “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer,” some assumptions can
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mindy kaling

4 reasons Mindy Kaling is the epitome of dope

For those of you Cal students who are avid TV-watching fans – we know you’re out there – you may be familiar with Mindy Kaling. Kaling, if you do not already know, is a television show producer, creator and writer. She started out writing for and starring in NBC’s recently
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‘Sharknado’: train wreck, cinematic genius or both?

“Instead of letting live sharks rain down on people, we’re going to get in that chopper and throw bombs into the tornadoes.” Nope. Not an Onion- or Cracked-style parody. This is the real deal. Just one of many memorable scenes that make “Sharknado” one of the most laughable, entertaining train
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The faults of living in the Facebook era

Ah, Facebook — that ever-present part of our lives that serves to ensure us that we have access to the constantly updated information of what everyone we know is doing at all times. It’s hard to picture life without Facebook these days — it has become so ingrained in our
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App of the week: Tamber Shows

Name: Tamber Shows Price: Free Platform: iOS Mission: The best local concerts, carefully matched to you! Sometimes, an amazing interface is all you need to be successful as an app. In combining that with an streamlined procedure and intuitive design, Alexi Robbins has created quite a revolutionary app. Tamber takes
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