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Berkeley summer picnic spots

As we enter into the heat of summer, chances are your summer funds are running a little low. Too many dinners out, some new tank top splurges and a couple weekend getaways can all lead you to being virtually broke. To save some money and transportation costs, why not take
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Spring date spots

With the semester rolling to an end and summer about to begin in two weeks, what other time could possibly be more well suited to finally gather that courage to ask that person you’ve been crushing on to go on a date? This is also a great time to show
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Stuck in Berkeley for break

Empty cafes, a lonely Sproul Plaza and a complete lack of flyerers, uncharacteristically quiet frat row — there’s only one event at this time of year that could cause this baffling Berkeley phenomenon. It’s spring break, a time when almost all students skip town with the giddy knowledge that they have a week of respite from 8 a.m. classes and back-to-back midterms. For those staying behind in Berkeley for the week, it’s unsettling to see usually bustling campus haunts sit vacant.
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Where the wildflowers are

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “The earth laughs in flowers.” Flowers are some of the most beautiful specimens nature has to offer, and like Emerson, we should remember to take time out of our daily lives to appreciate them. So whether you need to take a stress break or are
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Find me at the Rose Garden

Most of the freshmen I’ve met in my first three weeks have agreed that Berkeley is a big place. I myself moved from a small suburb of Los Angeles with some 25,000 people to a school with just about the same number of students enrolled. In an effort to explore
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Where’s Oski?

Can you spot Oski the bear in these pictures of iconic spots around UC Berkeley? Haas School of Business Berkeley Rose Garden California Hall Memorial Glade Sather Gate    Answers: Image 1 (lampost), Image 2 (yellow roses on the top right), Image 3 (shopping bag), Image 4 (left tree leaves), Image
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Living the collective life

When I first got the email that I had been accepted to UC Berkeley in 2010, I was obviously ecstatic. I had a free period and immediately went to go tell an English teacher who had gone here, and the one piece of advice he gave me that has defined
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