Bearents: Cal parent text messages are gold

If you’ve been on the Internet, by now you’ve hopefully seen the infamous text messages that people get from their parents. If you’re a college student, especially at UC Berkeley, you’ve probably received or at least witnessed someone receiving strange text messages from his or her parents. So we at Read More…

12 questions college students have about filing taxes

You know it’s coming. You’ve been dreading it since the start of the semester, and now it’s here: Tax Day. The day accountants love and rich people hate. For college students, however, filing taxes is just another opportunity to display their impressive procrastination skills. There is a plethora of information Read More…

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Take it from a foreigner

Worlds Collide

Famous rapper, Nelly, once said, “drop down and get your eagle on, girl” and whilst the actual meaning of this phrase is debatable, I believe his true intention was to tell the people of our generation to spread their wings… and travel. Read More…

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Famous Berkeley criminal cases

Berkeley doesn’t seem like a stomping ground for serial killers. We experience our fair share of petty crimes — burglaries, robberies — but homicides and abductions are reserved for creepy, isolated towns … right? As it turns out, the city of Berkeley has seen quite a few gruesome murders and other Read More…

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Cal Day 2014 in Photos

Saturday April 12 marked Cal Day 2014, a day the campus is filled with hundreds of students, incoming freshmen, parents and visitors all celebrating Berkeley. Sproul Plaza was packed with informational tables from many campus groups and majors. The day was full of activities such as tours, speakers, performances from a Read More…

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My personal ode to Berkeley

Hungry and Foolish

Let’s end this week’s opinion column round table with a pretty simple question: When’s the last time you left Berkeley? And, no, I don’t mean to stop off at the Missouri Lounge or some other locale that requires you to travel a mere stone’s throw from campus. Read More…