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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
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Berkeley: A new haven for cinephiles

When people think of cities with vibrant film cultures, only two places tend to come to mind: Los Angeles and New York. Which, to be fair, is expected. There’s Los Angeles — the home of Disney, Warner Brothers Studios and almost all other major studios. It’s arguably the entertainment capital
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Former Berkeley council member Donald Jelinek dies at 82

Donald Jelinek, a former Berkeley council member and lawyer remembered for his enthusiastic work with the civil rights movement in the 1960s, died June 24 in his Berkeley home. He was 82. Jelinek grew up in the Bronx, New York, and earned his bachelor’s and law degrees from New York
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In memory of Phillip Seymour Hoffman

In the span of his 23-year career, Phillip Seymour Hoffman appeared in more than 50 films. His portrayal of Truman Capote in Bennett Miller’s “Capote” (2005) won him the Academy Award for Best Actor. Additionally, he was nominated for Academy Awards three times for supporting roles.
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