Frat-Hop Like a Bro

Frat Hop Like a Bro

It wasn’t until the cashier at Gypsy’s pointed to the Greek letters on my tank top and asked me which sorority I was in that I realized I had a problem. Because I’m not in a sorority, and I wasn’t wearing a puffy paint sorority tank — I was sporting
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Academics

Major considerations: one discipline, two paths

Wait before you commit to a major. “There seems to be a common misconception that there are certain jobs connected with each major,” said College of Letters and Science adviser Jane Paris regarding the college’s liberal-arts disciplines. With thousands of careers to choose from, students seem to look for majors
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Learning Props from Profs

Learning Props from Profs

Berkeley is a world-class university with innumerable opportunities. Professors say the only way to take advantage of these opportunities is to realize that these opportunities won’t come to you. You have to go get them. College is more than just going to class and pulling all-nighters. This is the time
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No One Looking Over Your Shoulder

No longer having parents looming over your shoulder is both liberating and terrifying.  All of a sudden, you are responsible for everything that you do. You are also away from prying eyes. For perhaps the first time, your parents don’t know everything about your medical care.  Sexual health tends to
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Corndogs or Caviar?

Get the best bang for your buck — cheap eats and indulgent splurges

Or Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen  One of the most exotic gourmet foods in Berkeley would be found in Angeline’s Kitchen. Straight from the South, this is food from the Louisiana bayou. They serve alligator, gumbo, jambalaya and everything you would expect from New Orleans cuisine. Their best dish is the hush
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Co-Oped Living

Co-oped Living

A Berkeley Student Cooperative becomes a challenge by functioning not merely as an affordable living space, but by prompting an evaluation of my lifestyle choices: how I eat, how I get to school and how I interact with the people and the resources around me. The co-ops operate with a
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Editor’s Note: You are here

You’ve been waiting for this. College is why you showed up in high school — you can finally binge on chicken fingers, come home in the wee hours of the morning and experiment with your sexuality (if you haven’t already been to summer camp). But college is more than these
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Coffee in the atompshere

Berkeley coffee shops are defined by their unique and lively atmospheres. The Daily Cal hits the streets to find out what attracts students and residents to their favorite coffee haunts.