Tunesday: Genre-bending Covers

There are covers, and then there are genre-bending covers, in which artists take a piece of popular culture and reimagine it into a completely different style (whether that style is their own or a totally separate one). These covers can often be as compelling or interesting as the originals and
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Stay motivated: a UC Berkeley survival guide

UC Berkeley lives up to its reputation as an academically challenging school. With midterms right around the corner for some and over for others, this is a survival guide to help you ace those classes and keep your sanity. This guide includes resources and tips to help UC Berkeley students do
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Off the beat: Working past my depression

I usually leave my television on and lower its volume to fall asleep to the murmur of Anderson Cooper discussing something serious. On a particular early August morning, I felt comfortable enough to turn my television off, roll over to one corner of my bed and put on my earphones.
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Hidden inspiration behind songs

Good music often provides the perfect background songs for our ordinary daily activities. Music also allows us to relive a story narrated by lyrics in our imagination or allows us to escape to the beats and sounds of different instruments. By making some songs very personal to us, we often
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Ed Sheeran: +

Ed Sheeran loves two things: alcohol and cuddles. This is what I’ve grasped from extensively listening to the singer-songwriter’s + (pronounced Plus).  From the get-go, however, Sheeran’s acoustic grime is compelling, and his blend of folk and rap has earned him incredible success in the UK.  With supporters from Perez
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