Editor’s Note

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As UC Berkeley enters another fall season, and the Homecoming festivities enter full swing, we look back on the history of our school and community to learn more about the adventures of alumni and find inspiration for our own. Although Cal will face the Arizona Wildcats Saturday amidst a frenzy
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Pretty places to bring your parents

As your parents shuffle in for Homecoming and rush between a myriad of organized activities, it’s important to take the time to show them that the beauty of Berkeley and its surroundings are more than just academic rankings!
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Being at Cal is not the same thing as being a Golden Bear

School spirit is a strange concept. It’s not something that you automatically start with, but when you build it, it’s not going anywhere. Having school spirit is like being a fan of a sports team. The pride of being at the college of your dreams is expected to translate to supporting the team in the stadium. However, that’s not always true. I don’t see a complete reflection of the pride of being a UC Berkeley student in pride in being a Golden Bear.
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Leading from the sidelines

Although the focus of Saturday’s homecoming game may be on the football team, it is also one of the biggest events for the Cal Dance Team. The team has a packed week of homecoming related events — the traditional Thursday night homecoming rally, a noon rally on Sproul Plaza on
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Homecoming Weekend playlist

Cal Fight Song This song is a must-learn so that your parents can look super cool and spirited when they sing it from memory at the football game. Obviously, your first stop should be the student store for Cal Dad and Cal Mom shirts! “Home” – Phillip Phillips You’re finally showing
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