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Cal Day is one of the most exciting and overwhelming days here at UC Berkeley. For current students, it’s a day to celebrate what makes this school so special and all the ways that Berkeley has come to feel like home. For prospective students, Cal Day is often the first
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Infographic: A perfect Cal Day 2017 itinerary

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‘Black or pinto?’

I am now next in line and my heart is in my mouth. In the last 10 minutes I have scrutinized the menu multiple times, and I am still in doubt. My previous three meals have been in mid-air and the nearly 30-hour excursion from Delhi to Berkeley has left
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Photo essay: What makes Berkeley feel like home

Current UC Berkeley students were asked about how Berkeley began to feel like home for them after they moved here for college. This is how they described settling into an unfamiliar place. Sayi Boddu, freshman   Photos: Daniel Ho/Staff Before freshman Sayi Boddu arrived at UC Berkeley, he wasn’t sure
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Entrepreneurs and startups at UC Berkeley

From Berkeley, to infinity and beyond “Startup.” Whisper the word anywhere in Berkeley and you are sure to make the hairs stand up on the back of at least one neck, conjuring evoking dreams of creating the next Facebook or Google or Snapchat. In all seriousness, a walk through UC
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A brief history of Cal Day protests

Cal Day — an annual “open house” on campus that has historically hosted thousands of prospective students, current students and their families — has also hosted protests of UC policies and campus climate over the past two years. Different groups have held Cal Day protests by blocking Sather Gate. In
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Five dining hall foods to avoid at UC Berkeley

Listen up all you baby bears. We get it, we know how you feel. Eating at the dining hall is so exciting — it feels so “college.” And you’re lucky — as far as dining goes, you guys definitely kind of lucked out. Overall, we are big fans of Cal
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A tale of two Berkeleys

This column has to be prefaced with a small disclosure. I know the byline up there says that my name is Sakura Cannestra, but Sakura is my middle name, not my first name. My first and legal name is Berkeley, Berkeley Sakura Cannestra. When people are asking why I was
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