Can Cal go bowling?

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For Christmas in 2008, my parents surprised me with a ticket to the Emerald Bowl, which was being played just two short days later between Cal and a relatively mediocre Miami team. That Saturday, three of my friends and I squished into the back of a truck and drove roughly Read More…

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Cal football narrowly falls to UCLA, 36-34

It was 2nd and 7 on the UCLA 36, and the Bears trailed by two. There was a TV timeout, so on the sidelines the coaches were talking about what the next play was going to be. They wanted to get the ball to about the 25-yard line to set Read More…

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Still room for optimism

It was all good just a week ago. Jared Goff was dealing. Daniel Lasco became a big-play threat, adding a dynamic running game to the Bear Raid. Trevor Davis is a fast person. And the defense, although it gave up big numbers, had reasons to be optimistic. Griffin Piatt had Read More…

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Revisiting Joe Roth’s legacy

In every photo I’ve seen, Joe Roth wears this whimsical, genuine smile on his face. It’s the kind of broad, generous grin few people can wear naturally. I’m a 21-year-old college student who was born 15 years after Roth died. I can’t pretend to have known him, but in every Read More…

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Time to drop #drop50

It was fun while it lasted, but with the Cal football team’s recent 31-7 thumping at the hands of Washington, it’s time to drop #drop50 and the concept behind the hashtag. The thinking behind #drop50 is that whenever the Bears score more than 50 points in a game, they win. Read More…