Mental Health Action Plan needs more campus support

UC Berkeley students experience a great sense of pride attending the No. 1 public university in the world, but there is also a lot of stress attached to such titles. Housing is scarce, everything is incredibly expensive and our classes are so hard that we’re jealous of those in the
Read More…

RSF_AmyShen

Exercise is for the weak

Don’t watch those new episodes that were just added to Netflix. Don’t sleep through lecture for the fourth time this week. Don’t exercise. You heard us, disregard the pleas of Michelle Obama and the American Heart Association and avoid physical activity at all costs. Contrary to popular belief, the risks and negative externalities
Read More…

Break-up letter to the midterm-season cold

Dear midterm-season cold, Please leave me alone. I’ve had enough of your selfish ways. You have absolutely zero consideration for me. It’s no matter to you whether I’m deep into a problem set or in the zone while cranking out my history essay. When you want something, you want it now. You
Read More…

Modified from Barbara Willi under Creative Commons by Sabrina Werts, Senior Staff

A week in events: 10/6 –10/11

Tired of being out of the loop? Here’s a compilation of the most important and awesome events happening this week. Monday, October 6th All day: Tele-BEARS appointment information available for spring semester Noon: Assessing personality type and career workshop – preregistration required — Tang Center 2 p.m.: How to email
Read More…

Healthcare equality for all genders

Safe, Sane and Consensual

“Are you sure you don’t need a pregnancy test?” “I swear I don’t. I’ve been on testosterone for the past year, and I’ve only been having sex with people with vaginas.” There’s bemused frustration in UC Berkeley junior Benji Delgadillo’s voice as they recount their interaction with their primary care
Read More…

Flickr

Don’t get sick — avoid the flu!

If you weren’t proactive enough to get a flu shot over break, you might be feeling extra sensitive about the germ-infested classrooms you’re spending so much time in. California may have missed the “winter” memo, but it definitely didn’t forget about flu season. Although there isn’t a specific month the
Read More…