Nicole Kim Mug

Tear down the wall

Berkeley Got Back

As college students who construct lenses to perceive the outside world rather than directly immerse in it, the cognitive dissonance is too real.
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Neil McClintick

Transferring is inherently political

Community-less College

Two years ago, I cried on the steps of De Anza College. I felt ashamed by the realization that I was a part of the single-digit percentage of Cupertino students who ended up going to community college. My internalization of this stigma knew no bounds — I would hide my
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Isabel is … Interning in Berkeley

Exploring the Bay

Freshman year, I spent my Sunday afternoons meticulously pruning the basil plants which grew suspended from the ceiling of a warehouse off of Gilman Street. My first internship experience, with a family-run hydroponic farm called Local Greens, opened my eyes to a whole world of Berkeley outside of campus. Before
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Frat stars with briefcases

After wiping the crust from my eyes, the vague outline of my body rolled up in various fleece blankets appears staring back at me from my sliding mirror doors — you know, the really cheap kind with peeling gold lining that haven’t been replaced since 1972 and are blatantly unforgiving.
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