Upholding the FSM legacy: a how-to guide

Fifty years ago today, UC Berkeley students surrounded a police car as part of a 32-hour protest after the arrest of Jack Weinberg, who had been tabling for the Congress of Racial Equality on Oct. 1, 1964 when campus police apprehended him. The protest — which combated a university regulation prohibiting advocacy,
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Cal in the Capital: spend your summer in Washington D.C.

Like every other overachiever at UC Berkeley, it’s already time to start thinking about what you’ll be doing this summer. While the options for internships, classes and research are plentiful here in Berkeley, there’s nothing wrong with needing a change of scenery. For those of you who want to channel your
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The 7 nicest lecture halls on campus

You look at your schedule and you see Dwinelle or Evans as the location for your 2-hour-long lecture, already recalling the stuffiness and suffocating lighting of the room and wanting to fall asleep on the spot. If you’re sick and tired of feeling like this, schedule your classes in the
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Taming the beast: how to deal with the problem roommate

It’s the sixth week of the semester, but you still haven’t suppressed the urge to take your roommate’s stale pizza crusts, which are currently littering the floor of your dorm, and shove them forcefully into the depths of his nasal cavity; or the urge to sneak the headphones she refuses
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Potterhead attractions on campus

If you’re that kid who dressed up as Harry Potter or Cho Chang every year for Halloween in elementary school or the nerd who wore a Gryffindor scarf and drew a lightning scar on your forehead for every movie premiere, you probably really enjoy Harry Potter culture and identify as
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