Parting thoughts: four years, one couch


I’ve been in denial. Even with graduation a few days away, I have yet to purchase a cap and gown. Even as I write this farewell column, a reality check of sorts, I am dazed that my days as a UC Berkeley student are coming to a bittersweet end. While
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Parting thoughts: what Berkeley means to me

My grandmother Ethel Mary Schwartz wrote an article about what her time in college meant to her, and I feel that after four years, I finally understand. This is my Berkeley riff on her original piece. Spring filled the air. The very ground gave forth the tangy flavor of the
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Editor’s note: Thank you

Farewell column from the outgoing editor

When I arrived at Berkeley nearly four years ago, I knew I wanted to join The Daily Californian. Having worked on my high school paper for three years, I figured I would continue trying out this journalism thing. It was fun. I liked talking to people. I liked writing. But
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Parting thoughts: How to survive UC Berkeley

“Let me say, at the risk of seeming ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.” — Ernesto Che Guevara There is a passage in the Quran that reads, “Struggle is ordained,” and the holy book of Muslims reads elsewhere that “with difficulty comes ease.” The
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Moving mountains with free soda at Chipotle

Not every action you take needs to move mountains. Obviously, the big battles we come across at UC Berkeley and beyond are important to fight. Budget cuts should cease, tuition hikes should stop in their tracks and the administration should always be accountable to students. However, it has been apparent
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