If Pokemon roamed UC Berkeley

With Nintendo planning to release another set of Pokemon games, Sun and Moon, memories of Gameboys, trading cards and Ash Ketchum have reawakened our love for all things Pokemon. Every Pokemon fan has probably imagined what the world would be like if training and befriending Pokemon were actually possible. You’ve
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Murakami’s debut film delights viewers with 3-D animation and live-action coming-of-age tale

“In this universe, we find each other miraculously.” With that powerful opening line, Japanese visual artist Takashi Murakami’s cinema debut, “Jellyfish Eyes,” introduces viewers to his distinctive art and storytelling styles and forcefully explores Japanese society after the destructive earthquake of 2011 and meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
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4 events you should (not) go to during dead week

As always, the best things in life happen during the worst times. Of course there would be plenty of fun activities to take part in during dead week. But as extremely studious UC Berkeley students, we shouldn’t attend these events … right? 1) Demetri Martin (May 8) Awkward and uncomfortable — in
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ICYMI: Pokemon Scavenger Hunt on campus

It was a windy, sunny day on Monday when about 50 Berkeley students gathered on the steps of Sproul, all with one hope: to catch ’em all. As the Campanile chimed at 2 p.m., the group of students listened to junior Rocio Salas, who created the Pokemon Scavenger Hunt as part of an interactive
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Grammar, I choose you

When I was a kid, I, like many other unfortunate youths in America, lost my soul to Pokemon. I spent countless hours playing my Game Boy Advance, swindled my friends out of their holographic Pokemon cards and meticulously read guide books for whatever game I was playing at the time.
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Quiz: Can you name that DeCal?

DeCals are a great way to get extra units and study something you’ve always been curious about. They give you a chance to explore quirky and ultra-specialized topics that you never would have made time for without some sort of incentive. And DeCal topics can definitely get pretty specific. We’re sure
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Flashback Friday: watching anime!

Anime fans unite. “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods,” a new movie based off “Dragon Ball Z,” was just released in Japan. The news is a big deal to longtime fans of the beloved series. It’s the first Dragon Ball movie to be released theatrically in 17 years. To say the least,
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Flashback Friday: playing Pokemon all over again

This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary for the U.S. release of Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire, the third generation sequel of the saga (wait, there was more Pokemon after Pikachu?). Befitting a Flashback Friday piece, we will remind you of your tot days of thumbing the controls — hours spent frying
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