Picks of the Week: Brighten those midsemester blues

Midterms getting you down? Bogged down in essays and club activities? These diversions from the everyday drudgery of student life are just the thing to ail those mid-semester blues. Dolores Park’s “Final Days of 2014,” until Thursday The (in)famous Dolores Park in the Mission District of San Francisco is closing
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Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrate at Dolores Park

On Easter Weekend 1979, three men marched down Castro Street dressed in traditional nuns’ habits. The men — Ken Bunch (Sister Vicious Power Hungry Bitch), Fred Brungard (Sister Missionary Position) and Baruch Golden — wanted to call attention to sexual intolerance and social problems in the Castro District, and so
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The City for Beginners

A guide to San Francisco, the city across the bay

So you made it into Berkeley, and here you are, ready to begin a brand new chapter of your life in a place you may know nothing about. And my advice to you? Leave. Let me elaborate: there’s no reason to limit yourself to campus, no matter how much fun
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