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Picking up the pipe dream

Songs of Myself

Sitting in my apartment alone a few weeks ago, I started to enter full-on crisis mode. As usual, I was listening to Twenty One Pilots and getting emotional. No homework tonight? One large helping of existential crisis coming right up, ma’am. I was thinking about my future — a recipe
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Mac Miller wakes up to deeper artistry on ‘GO:OD AM’

Mac Miller moves away from his “Donald Trump shit” into a deeper, more developed aesthetic in his newest album, GO:OD AM. The rapper evolves from his frat-boy persona found in previous albums, and uses his recent struggles with addiction — briefly discussed in his last mixtape, “Faces” — to explore
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A week in events: Oct. 13 to Oct. 19

Finished with midterms and ready to resume that wild life of yours again? Here’s a list of the best events this week. Get your flu shot, welcome the demolition of noisy construction on Sproul and the new ASUC Student Union and watch us — hopefully — beat UCLA at football all
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Build for Telegraph’s sake

Telegraph Avenue is historic, colorful and homely. The city of Berkeley has mounted several efforts to clean it, light it and attract business to it. No small effort with balloons tied to it is going to be enough to improve the image of a street that is still dotted with burned-out buildings and darkened storefronts. The initial period of construction will be noisy and ugly, but these are only the growing pains of improvement. For this trouble, local businesses can expect improved foot traffic and better curb appeal in the neighborhood.
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4 events you should (not) go to during dead week

As always, the best things in life happen during the worst times. Of course there would be plenty of fun activities to take part in during dead week. But as extremely studious UC Berkeley students, we shouldn’t attend these events … right? 1) Demetri Martin (May 8) Awkward and uncomfortable — in
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Gigs Galore: Coachella runoff

“I wish I was going to Coachella.” In the next couple of weeks, this will be the refrain uttered by scores of friends and classmates dreaming of one of the world’s greatest live music experiences. With a lineup chock-full of huge acts that redefines the term star-studded, this year’s rendition
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