A sonnet in honor of UC Berkeley’s No. 1 ranking

In case you missed it (because why would you be checking this), UC Berkeley was once again ranked the top national public university in the U.S. according to the U.S. News & World Report ranking. But because we know you couldn’t even get through that sentence without falling asleep, we at the
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Getting rejected from college doesn’t make you worthless

It’s that time of year again. When the letters go up on Facebook, admissions officers are cursed under the breath of angry students everywhere, and countless drama queens (and kings!) proclaim that their lives are totally over because they didn’t get into the college of their dreams. So here’s a
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A pointless numbers game

HIGHER EDUCATION: UC Berkeley’s high position in the latest U.S. News and World Report college rankings misrepresents a complicated reality.

While most of the time being told you’re the best at something is an accomplishment to be proud of, it’s hard to be happy about the hollow meaning behind UC Berkeley’s position in the U.S. News and World Report college rankings. Yet again, U.S. News awarded UC Berkeley the distinction
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UC Berkeley 21st in 2012 National University Rankings

US News and World Report released its annual National University Rankings Tuesday, ranking UC Berkeley 21st in a list topped by Harvard, Princeton and Yale. The rankings, which the report has released annually since 1985, included five other UC campuses in its top 50, including UCLA, which trailed four spots behind
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