What to expect at Berkeley Connect

As the semester proceeds into full swing, the familiar hum of the bustling, over-caffeinated student body can be heard around campus. The hourly chime of the Campanile orchestrates a grand procession of students moving to and from classrooms. It can be easy to get lost in the crowd at UC
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Everything you need to know about Mario Savio

Our story begins in Queens, New York, in 1942. Mario Savio was born during World War II and would later grow up in the conformist postwar decade in America. Savio was, however, every bit the counterculture youth. Think of him as John Travolta in Grease — except way smarter and without
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Tips and tricks to help you get off the waitlist

If you’re still waitlisted for one of your classes, you might be feeling the pressure. After all, it’s already the third week of school, and the drop deadline for classes is Sept. 26. If you’re dealing with a waitlist issue, you’re likely either enrolled in too many classes or too few. The
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8 of the best outdoor study spots on campus

With all of the wonderful weather we’ve been having, sometimes all studying in libraries does is make you a little stir-crazy for the fresh air and blue sky just outside your window. The clear skies and warm days aren’t likely to last much longer, so take advantage of the sunshine
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The 1st wave of midterms as told by GIFs

The first four weeks of class were surprisingly stress-free. Now, it’s week five, and things have suddenly gotten real…and by real, we mean “real” stressful. Somehow, we’re coming up on the first wave of midterms. Here are the stages of midterm panic as illustrated by GIFs. 1. Overconfidence You haven’t paid attention to your
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