Sproul_ZainabAli

What to finish now: a guide to a successful semester

It’s our favorite time of the year: coming back to UC Berkeley after a month of ultimate relaxation. It’s really such a joy to return to the rigor of school after doing absolutely nothing over winter break. But if you would like to alleviate some stress this semester, we at the
Read More…

danielle-gutierrez_online2

The divine comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m an atheist. I’m a total cliché of what the media makes the typical (moderately) liberal youngster out to be. My Sunday rituals consist of watching new episodes of “The Simpsons” and catching up on the previous week’s “Conan.” No church or bedtime prayers for me. I’ve
Read More…

New York City

New York City on screen

Although NYC is known for frequent celebrity sightings and run-ins, its landmarks and quaint locations are also often prominently featured in movies. Only after my six-week excursion did I realize that my sister and I actually visited a lot of places seen in movies. ‘Hitch’ I went to Columbia University
Read More…

Central Park

Study spots in Manhattan

A week after finishing my freshman year at UC Berkeley, I packed some of my clothes, took my backpack with a few folders in it and flew to New York City. For the next six weeks, I lived with my sister in the heart of the city while taking a
Read More…

beach

Locals only

We’ve all done it before — scoffed at the tourists gaping in the hometowns we’ve come to take for granted. Coming home from college definitely comes with a newfound appreciation for being a local and, with that, an entitled sense of all-knowingness. So here’s to all of those Internet dweebs out there who come to our sacred places of living and have absolutely no idea what they’re doing.
Read More…