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Dead Week Puzzles Issue 2013

Editor's Note

If you’ve picked up this edition of the Daily Cal, you should probably be writing that 15-page research paper instead. But when given the choice between a close-reading of Das Kapital or an Asian Ghetto run, the answer really isn’t that difficult. Still, there’s only so much to watch on Netflix and YouTube…but how often does the average Cal student pick up a good old-fashioned word puzzle in order to avoid the depths of studying? This year, the Daily Californian presents you with a spread of variety puzzles like no other, mixed with some helpful tips to make Dead Week 2013 a little less…dead. So don’t despair, join the #procrastiNATION.

– Ariel Hayat

Editor

Ariel Hayat

Special Issues Editor

Weiru Fang

Photo

Michael Drummond

Design

Tracy Chan & Aleli Balaguer

Web Design

Lu Han

Web Development

Roger Chen