Do it for the ‘gram

Lost in Translation

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There comes a point in every international student’s freshman semester when they have to make an overwhelmingly difficult decision — to post or not to post? After the initial radio silence on social media as you focus on fitting in, figuring out an academic schedule and life without your parents,
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Oski the underdog

Berkeley Got Back

Overpopulation of students, lack of resources and the need for private donors are nothing new for UC Berkeley.
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Penny for your time

My mother unzipped her purse and unloaded a slot machine at the checkout line of the grocery store. A cashier’s worst nightmare. “Every penny you save now is a penny for college,” she’d tell me when I cringed, embarrassed. But she was right. We may never befriend the cashier who
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Leaders of CA colleges, universities urge Congress to expand Pell Grant program

In 2011, before economic insecurity brought an end to year-round Pell Grants, more than 13,500 UC students received $18 million in Pell Grant aid to cover their summer sessions, according to the UC Pell Grant Fact Sheet. The Pell program now has a funding surplus, and advocates believe that the program can be expanded to help students finance their summer studies while ensuring its financial stability in the future.
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CalSO

CalSuhhhhh: Overheard conversations

It all started on a Thursday afternoon when a super-tan, Izod polo-wearing, lime green Hydroflask-sporting gentleman with a CalSO nametag around his neck found an open spot among the zoo on Memorial Glade. He opened a bag of chips and tapped the person next to him, who was wearing the
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