Daily Cal Abroad

Studying abroad is a sure-fire way of enriching your college experience and expanding your horizons. Below are some shots of Daily Cal staff members enjoying their own times abroad!
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A glimpse into I-House student experiences

Exchange students living at the International House share their experiences and cultural shocks related to the city and campus. They reflect on some of their unusual experiences, such as the Greek culture here and discuss why coming to UC Berkeley to study is a great opportunity.
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Located inside UC Berkeley’s International House, the campus’s international office supports students from outside the United States with programs designed to ease the students’ transition.

Glimpse into the I-House community

We at the Clog had the pleasure of catching a glimpse into the seemingly insular community at the International House. They were having their weekly coffee hour and the featured country was Korea. With K-pop blasting in the background and eager revelers crowding around the calligraphy table, I-House proved anything
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The best part of Paris

One Saturday in mid-June, after months of begging, I found myself standing in the security line at San Francisco International Airport, clutching my passport and a boarding pass for a flight to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France. I had an orientation in Paris the next day for my month-long summer abroad course and more books than were entirely necessary stuffed into my backpack.
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9 times we confused Donald Trump for Borat Sagdiyev

While doing crucial research for last week’s “Who said it?” column, which featured quotes from famous Golden Bears, we discovered a disturbingly uncanny resemblance between two of this country’s most beloved clowns. We at the Clog couldn’t help but notice some striking parallels between the comically unassimilated and politically incorrect fictional Kazakh and our very own Republican nominee for the upcoming presidential election. Somehow, Borat Sagdiyev and Donald Trump seem to take very similar stances on some huge, real-life issues. Can you separate Borat’s comic hyperbole from the Trumps legitimate public statements?
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Paris: an underwater experience

Ah, Paris! The city of love, the city of art and museums, complete with evenings dining on outdoor patios and sunny days spent walking upon the river. But what is there to do when the city of love is drowning? I had what I thought to be the unfortunate experience
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Be an ally to the environment

Residents of the Bay Area enjoy amenities such as access to the world’s cutting-edge technological industries and a mild Mediterranean climate. Though our industries reflect a global mindset, our mild climate simultaneously isolates us from an international reality: climate change. A significant number of communities around the world already face
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Don’t over-intellectualize this

Lost in Confusion

After two years of telling my best friend that I would go on one of his glorious campus tours and then continuously putting it off like any good homedawg would, I finally went the other day. It was filled with bright-eyed juniors and seniors in high school trying to determine
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