Nicole Kim Mug

Oski the underdog

Berkeley Got Back

Overpopulation of students, lack of resources and the need for private donors are nothing new for UC Berkeley.
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mia-villanueva

Mo’ money, mo’ problems

Your Mom Goes To College

I had been billed a hefty $1,400 by Financial Aid. The charge read “Federal Pell Grant.” That was it. No explanation. Nothing.
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juniperangelica_mug

Appreciate the aggressive bitch

My mom taught me and my sisters the important things — there is literally no use in crying over spilt milk. Microwaves can be used to bake cakes. We do not have to rely on men for stability.
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Console consolation: Gaming as self-care

Pressing Restart

Apart from taking positive steps for self-care like going to see a psychiatrist at Tang, I needed to get away, yet stay in the present. I needed a break. Naturally, I turned to playing a video game.
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Nicole Kim Mug

Tear down the wall

Berkeley Got Back

As college students who construct lenses to perceive the outside world rather than directly immerse in it, the cognitive dissonance is too real.
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mia-villanueva

Guilt-free daycare

Your Mom Goes To College

Rather than spending time counting the minutes of the day our children are in daycare while we are at work or school, mothers should focus on the time we do have at home with our kids.
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Michelle Zheng

Sleeping with knives

Sex on Tuesday

Brandishing a steak knife against her neck, he told her his intent to slit her throat open. He pulled out a blindfold and tied it tightly around her head.
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Nicole Kim Mug

Settling into campus

Berkeley Got Back

Despite its stunning appearance, UC Berkeley, like much of the United States, is tainted by a history of dispossession of indigenous land and culture.
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