UC Berkeley in the Upside Down

If you’ve ever watched the show “Stranger Things,” then you’re probably familiar with the Upside Down. But if you’re not, the Upside Down is basically a parallel dimension that’s a reflection of the real world, but darker, colder, foggier and inhabited by a monster. Since this description is pretty similar to
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Top 25 nightmare finals scenarios

While we do have RRR week to prepare for finals, there’s a lot of anxiety about finals here at UC Berkeley. The material itself is hard enough as is, but we tend to worry about things that haven’t happened yet. What if you oversleep the morning of your 8 a.m. final? What
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A freshman’s reflections on dead week

When I first heard about dead week, I thought it was a joke. I couldn’t believe that there was an entire week dedicated to studying. When I realized that it was real, I was incredibly relieved — having an entire week to do nothing but study would definitely reduce my
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5 ways to treat yourself after finals

Yes, finals are approaching. Yes, those pesky final papers and projects are almost due. Yes, this is the craziest time of the semester. Instead of dreading those end-of-semester assignments so much, however, tackle those bad boys and finish up your school responsibilities with the intent of treating yourself amazingly afterward. Having
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5 reasons Cal might be the easiest time of your life

So you’re at the No. 1 public university in the country. Living up to the prestige of our cherished school is probably the most difficult experience you’ve ever had in your life. But despite all the stress — the early morning classes and late night paper-writing — college is a wonderful time,
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