Easy-peasy breakfast solved

Time’s always tight in the mornings. We’ve got to put on clothes, shower, brush our teeth, comb our hair, maybe finish off that last bit of reading for sociology. More often than not, it’s just too easy to simply skip breakfast, despite it being “the most important meal.” Breakfast sets
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Wheeler Bathroom

If Hogwarts had sorority recruitment

Imagine Harry Potter climbing out of those boats with Ron and Hagrid in his first year only to be greeted by Professor McGonagall screaming and clapping for Harry to come join Gryffindor, the best house in the Great Hall. During this hectic time of sorority recruitment, we here at the
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Calapalooza 2011

What a rush: finding your niche on campus

We all want to be liked, we’ve all thrown ourselves out there and felt the sting of rejection. So when you see the parade of formally attired, perfumed and, at this point, unjaded, unlabeled, fresh-faced PNMs on Piedmont Avenue next week, try to understand what they’re going through. With their
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Weekender sorority

Singing, clapping, crying: A sorority recruitment lament

As it stands now, rush is a process of glitter-brightened friendship speed dating in which whom you talk to (and thus whom you might connect with) depends entirely on chance. Potential members are expected to choose a potential group of friends and a home for the subsequent four years based on a total of, perhaps, two hours of small talk with a necessarily tiny fraction of the chapter members.
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What to expect at sorority Bid Day

Whether or not you are involved in, or even a fan of, Greek life, the topic is unavoidable during Fall Formal Recruitment. Recruitment posts take over Facebook, Instagram and every other social platform that we as UC Berkeley students like to follow. Even the jokes on Yik Yak center around making
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