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Top 5 Berkeley-inspired humor websites

If you have a professor who doesn’t mind laptops open during lecture, we know you’ve been tempted to open that AirBears connected browser and click the boredom away. So if you’re going to take a bite of the forbidden Internet fruit, at least be more creative than just Facebook and
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sarah.web

Off the beat: Share every second

“The miraculous is everywhere … in our homes, in our minds,” a recent Sprint commercial circling the airwaves begins. The statement is made in a tone of awe by a deep-voiced male narrator while a series of images cut in after each other in rapid succession: hugely magnified blood cells rushing
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Daily Cal switches to Facebook platform for online commenting

Starting Friday, readers of The Daily Californian will be able to comment on our online content through Facebook. The Facebook Comments Box will replace Disqus, our current commenting platform, which we implemented in spring 2011 when we switched our website to a WordPress content management system. The new system requires
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The little things: all day, every day

Following some feedback from readers regarding my previous blog post, I will be starting a series of articles revolving around grammar. I can’t replace Strunk and White, mind you, but at least these posts will clarify some of the little things commonly overlooked or misused in our language. That being
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But you looked different on Facebook …

Imperfectly Perfect

This article has since been retracted due to an instance of self-plagiarism. We are currently investigating how this occurred and will publish an editor’s note in regard to the situation.
The Daily Californian does not tolerate plagiarism or self-plagiarism in any form and holds itself to the highest standards of journalistic integrity.
If you have any questions or concerns please email me at [email protected]
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carli.web

Off the beat: Distance makes the heart grow fonder

I started college in the bliss of a new love. I was certain that I would be able to handle the stress of a long-distance relationship that was six months fresh, and I soon met many others who were just as hopeful as I was. But, as the year progressed, the number of friends I had who were in long-distance relationships plummeted. I began to worry about my relationship, and whether it could survive the strain of being cities away. It seemed to me then, that Austin and I were fighting insurmountable odds and that it was only a matter of time until it all fell apart.
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Pilar Huerta - Opinion Blog Writer

What’s so ugly?

Savage heart murmurs

Ugliness makes my 5-year-old niece cry. While we were taking pictures on my laptop one day, Photobooth warped our faces into disjointed flesh across the screen. I thought we looked kind of cute, but she slid off my lap crying about how ugly we looked. If beauty lies in the
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Pilar Huerta - Opinion Blog Writer

Just FB-ing around

Savage heart murmurs

I found a book without a cover the other day during my shift at the library. I opened it expecting to find a puke-worthy title about business tactics or maybe something dismal about economics. Instead, I glossed over what I instinctively thought to be Chinese characters that surrounded some English
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