10 best vantage points for people-watching

EastAsianLibrary

1. Bench by the entrance to East Asian Library There is a bench at the entrance of the East Asian Library that overlooks Memorial Glade. It’s not a particularly comfortable bench, but it’s a nice place to relax, eat a sandwich, and … well … enjoy the view. You can Read More…

Exams

Finals week sucks: 3 things to cheer you up

It’s here. Finals week has finally begun, and we’re not going to lie — it sucks. If you were good and studied throughout dead week, we applaud you. But those of you who are more procrastination-prone are probably having an anxiety attack just thinking about the three consecutive nights you’ll Read More…

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The struggles of Snapchat in college life

Every Snapchat user has been there. We understand the pain of taking 30 Snapchat pictures to find the perfect combination of “ugly-cute” when trying to Snapchat back the cute boy or girl that you met in class. We get the weird looks from older people who just don’t understand what Read More…

The Daily Cal’s Guide to Acing Your Midterms

While this video won’t teach you how to memorize your organic chemistry textbook or solve differential equations in your sleep, it can help you in your quest to find the perfect study spot on campus. Tired of walking all the way to Main Stacks, only to find all the seats Read More…

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Haunted places on campus (part 1 of 2)

(Disclaimer: All the places, names and quotes are used fictitiously. None of this is real — absolutely none of it.) Though there are many modern buildings on campus, UC at Berkeley has its roots in the past, having been established along Strawberry Creek in 1868. Some alums can recall when there Read More…

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Can sitting kill you?

All that sitting down might be killing you. Slowly. Those countless hours you spent in Main Stacks? That 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. job you’re holding over summer? As it turns out, both are extremely bad for your health. But it’s not the lack of sunlight, the slow depletion of Read More…