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8 reasons to wish you were a Cal athlete

Despite the rather disappointing lack of victories Cal football has provided us with, hordes of students and fans still show up to each game bleeding blue and gold and screaming “Bear territory!” at the top of their lungs. And why is that? Aside from the fact that all Golden Bears
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5 reasons to be inspired by Missy Franklin

Team USA Olympic gold-medalist swimmer Missy Franklin (that’s an accomplished mouthful if we’ve ever heard one), is becoming a Golden Bear this fall! That’s old news, of course, but we thought with the school semester fast approaching (what, we have to do homework again?!) you could use an extra boost
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Proposed aquatics center aids campus

New aquatics center will not be funded by student tuition

Last summer, Intercollegiate Athletics presented to the campus Capital Projects Committee a proposal for a new donor-financed aquatics center. After completing their standard review process, the faculty and administrators on the committee approved construction on the parking lot adjacent to the Tang Center. The reasons for approval were clear cut:
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Aquatics center sinks and does not swim

The pitfalls of proposed Cal aquatics center

On Sunday, April 7, 2013, The Daily Californian ran a story with the headline “Campus announces plans to construct new aquatics center.” It’s unclear from the story just when this announcement might be said to have taken place, since a public hearing on the proposal was held in Berkeley on
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Overlooking Anza

Travel Tuesday: Berkeley’s unlikely oasis

It was during one of those sweltering September heat waves that the Clog discovered the magic of Lake Anza. You know, those scorching weeks that make you doubt everything you’ve learned about Berkeley? Like, if the specific heat of water is so high, why isn’t the bay cooling you down?
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Speaking out from beyond Spieker

You can smell the chlorine before you even step on the deck of Spieker Aquatics Center. The potent smell wafts over you well before you walk toward the grandstands by the pool, a captivating mix of sterility, purity and pure, water-muted athleticism. Only a select few people at Cal recognize
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