Cal Day Concert 2012: Dr. Dog

Ah, Cal Day! For many, this day is fondly remembered as the day they, as a prospective Cal student, came to visit the campus and basked in the wondrous place that is UC Berkeley. Now, for many of us current students, this is known as the day everything will be
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State of the Art: Cardboard Cathedral, Weirdo Mural and Secret Art Party

 Abroad: Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand Can cardboard be used to construct sophisticated, Gothic architecture? When the cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand was ravaged by a 6.3 earthquake, the city was left without an important landmark and meeting place. In response, Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has designed cardboard structure to replace
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Catwalk hip-hop

With its big egos and conspicuous consumption, hip-hop is not as distant from fashion as it might seem. The relentless ferocity of hip-hop beats and strength of its personalities molds hip-hip into a fitting runway soundtrack. Ad campaigns too can hitch a fashion brand to the popularity of a current
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Chilean Author Isabel Allende Speaks on Hope

Bodies sunk comfortably on couches or sat upon rugs to listen as the lilting, accented voice of acclaimed Chilean author Isabel Allende washed over all like a comforting blanket on this past Thursday evening in the Morrison Memorial Library on campus. Allende, a diminutive woman, shared her prose and opened
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Girls, Girls, Girls

Lena Dunham’s new HBO show “Girls” debuted April 15. If you have an internet connection you’ve read about it. There are some buzz-phrases that pop-up a lot. Here’s a quick guide to what you might find if you watch take a look. The show is “coming of age in a post-recession,
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When holograms meet hip-hop: Tupac at Coachella?

As most of you know, this past weekend was the first weekend (there are two of them now) of the perennially sold-out and much talked about Coachella in Indio, California. Hip-Hop fans were in for a treat, with a performance from Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Warren G, 50 Cent,
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Sample Sundays: The Eminem Show

Sample Sundays (it’s author, really) has made, admittedly, another alarmingly atrocious mistake. An egregious infraction in it’s planning (there really isn’t one — and if I didn’t say anything, you wouldn’t have noticed … let’s be honest). I have failed to mention, if my elephant’s memory serves me correctly (as
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A cultural connoisseur’s guide to Tele-Bears

The dawning of Tele-Bears can be something like the lead-up to Black Friday. When the powers decide to open the doors to the site, students bust in; sometimes we crash server. It’s important to pick wisely, because there are only so many classes you can fit in your cart and
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