Learning in, and from, Korea

Social Double-take

Wind the clock back 13 years and look halfway across the globe, and you’ll find me: a curious and eager 6-year-old girl in Seoul, South Korea’s capital. If it’s a Saturday, you’re in luck. My Saturdays weren’t filled with morning cartoons and the full-fledged satisfaction in the arrival of the
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No clashing influences by Fitz and the Tantrums at Fox Theater

It’s a difficult feat these days for a band to play songs rooted in a specific genre while avoiding words like “gimmick” or even prefixes like “neo-.” Consider the Black Keys, whose attempts to revive blues rock became overshadowed by a desire to hemorrhage retro-flavored production instead of writing blues-inspired
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9 things you learn outside the classroom

College is all about you having a learning experience, and many of those experiences don’t come from the classroom. Whether it’s learning to live in a messy room or being able to stay up all night, college will teach you things you didn’t think you would learn. Here are nine
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Micro-anxieties of UC Berkeley students

We may look calm and collected … but don’t let that cool facade fool you. We at UC Berkeley experience multiple waves of minor anxiety attacks as we wade through each academic day. They might not seem all that panic-inducing, but trust us: our hearts always skip a beat when
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The 6 things you were going to do this weekend but didn’t

As students stagger into libraries Sunday evening, they are forced to grapple with a rather painful realization: Even seemingly invincible UC Berkeley students can fail to achieve their goals. Here are the five ambitions students start every weekend with but never actually achieve. Ambition: “I’m going to catch up on reading
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PSA: April 8 to 10 is the L&S CareerFest

Calling all Letters & Science students! Do you want to hone your job-search skills and get that dream internship? Are you a senior unsure about your future after graduation? Are you a freshman wondering what kind of career you can have with a bachelors of arts degree? If you answered
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The coolest college classes across the country

As higher education continues to evolve, colleges are getting more and more creative with the types of courses they offer. While UC Berkeley’s got some pretty cool classes, ranging from a Middle Earth DeCal to the wealth and poverty class taught by professor Robert Reich, we all know the grass is
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Party in the USA?

Worlds Collide

A typical night out at my home university consists of the following few things: First is a choice of one of three rather pitiful nightclubs in the area, all of which promise an average night out at best but can’t be faulted for their consistency in delivering mediocrity. After getting
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