UC Berkeley student places third on Jeopardy!

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Last Friday’s Jeopardy! pitted the three finalists – Terry O’Shea, Tucker Pope and Kevin Shen – against one another to determine who would receive $100,000 and a spot to compete in the Tournament of Champions. Shen began the first round in the last place with $8,765. The first category chosen,
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Off the beat: What is … worth it?

Last year around this time I wrote a column detailing my disheartening attempts to attain a meaningful, paid internship for the summer. I turned to what seemed like a ridiculous and illogical alternative to earn a bit of spare change — stuffing facts such as “Who is the inventor of
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