72 hours of Homecoming

No matter what your plans — going to the football game, showing off Berkeley to your parents or visiting your alma mater — Homecoming weekend is going to be hectic.
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Berkeley squirrels, best in the world

Anyone who has ever eaten lunch on campus knows that UC Berkeley is filled with the biggest, baddest squirrels around. With bushy tails, beady eyes and no fear of students, these little folks have become something of an unofficial campus mascot. We went out and took pictures of our favorites
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Professors remember their time at homecoming

For campus physics professor Marvin Cohen, memories of Homecoming formed in two different generations — through the years, he has attended the game both as a student and as a father. Back in his days as a UC Berkeley student — from 1953 to 1957 — Cohen went to the games
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A homecoming for students

The first few weeks of the semester have quickly gone by, with students getting settled in their new homes and new classes. Freshmen and transfer students have begun to find their groups of friends. Older students remember the best places to eat, study and party around campus, enjoying the full college experience.
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Cal Band Director recounts changes in Homecoming

Celebrating its 125th year, the University of California Marching Band epitomizes the spirit of our campus. Its anniversary means 125 years of home games, 125 years of rallies on Sproul Plaza and 125 Homecomings. Robert Calonico, Cal Band’s director since 1995 and the 1976 Cal Band student director, offered us
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