Home is where the bears are: Editor’s Note

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When looking for a place to live, most students think of practical things such as rent, size and location. Yet, so much more goes into choosing your home. Living in a new place can present so many challenges and uncomfortable living situations such as bad neighbors. In fact, so many
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A tour of almost-reconstructed Bowles Hall

With Bowles Hall set to reopen in August 2016 as a co-ed residential college, The Daily Californian took a tour of the construction site. The future residents of Bowles are currently part of the Phoenix Program, which is comprised of a group of students living together at the Berk to
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The different types of housing in Berkeley

Campus residence halls Campus residence halls are all about convenience. Their full cleaning staff, close proximity to campus and included meal plans mean reduced obligations that will give you that much more time to worry about your upcoming midterm. But all this convenience comes at a cost. With rent ranging
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How to give your apartment better feng shui

An ancient practice developed by the Chinese more than 3,000 years ago, feng shui aims to cultivate a relationship between you and your environment to achieve an improved life. Even without special feng shui tools, any Berkeley student has the potential to get good qi flowing. You (and your roommate)
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