Celebrating Pi Day at Crossroads

Usually the first Greek letter taught in mathematics, pi is the silent guardian of circles, the caretaker of conics and the troublemaker of trigonometry (see pi vs tau). It’s the only Greek numeral to have a federally recognized holiday and be included in the title of one of this year’s Academy Award winners. So for us
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We Spy: College Avenue bear on varied diet

As every eager campus tour guide is ready to tell you, Berkeley’s full of fun attractions and cool sights. There’s the Campanile, the Stadium, the Gourmet Ghetto, yada yada yada. Don’t be surprised if, by the end of one of these tours, you’re left with the impression that the Seven
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Making the cut: bold hair at Cal

Here at Berkeley, it’s hardly a surprise to see a girl with a rainbow mohawk among your classmates. Or a guy rocking a gelled-up “Macklemore” cut. Or a head adorned with dreads lounging on Memorial Glade. As we constantly shift among majors, living situations, friend groups and activities at Cal,
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A beginner’s guide to yoga at the RSF

You’ve heard a lot about yoga, and it seems like something you might want to try. Relaxation, food for the soul and a workout? How soon can you sign up? You look at the RSF Group Exercise schedule and discover yoga classes galore. Berkeley, always making it so easy to
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Chalking vs flyering: which is better for advertising?

Walking down Bowditch this week after a long day of classes, we came across this little piece of art/advertising. This particular gem was informing us of the Perspectives showcase coming up. There’s nothing new in the method — clubs and groups chalk all the time to get their messages out there.
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We spy: a ‘corny’ decoration on Sproul

It’s easy to run out of room decorating ideas in college. By second semester, your favorite posters just aren’t cutting it anymore. Actually, they were random posters you got for free at movie screenings in Wheeler or advertisements on Sproul, anyway. So you don’t have very interesting decorations to begin
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Women more generous than men … you go girls!

Are there gender differences in giving? If you ask a woman student next to you for some help on a test, will they give it to you? Do they give more to the homeless people on Telegraph? A recent study conducted by Berkeley economists suggests that yes, in those situations,
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