‘Mapped In Silicon Valley’ helps connect startups

Situated in an area of the world that spawns many great ideas and businesses (and far more horrendous ones), UC Berkeley students can often have difficulty making their work stand out in a field of an equally bright colleagues. “Standing out” has been the mantra instilled in the vast majority
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How technology hurts us

Snapshot of the most depressing thing we’ve laid our eyes on in a while: two nicely dressed young adults, presumably on a date, sitting across from each other in total silence, ignoring one another for the entertainment of their respective smartphones. Unfortunately, this is not that outlandish of a sight.
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Kites and spirits soar at the 28th annual Berkeley Kite Festival

If you happened to look oceanward from a Berkeley rooftop at some point yesterday afternoon, chances are, you noticed something strange on the horizon. If you dared to venture over to the Berkeley Marina, your puzzlement likely grew — no, you were not hallucinating. Yes, those actually were gigantic octopus-shaped kites
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Summertime accurately depicted through Lana Del Rey lyrics

If you’ve never listened to Lana Del Rey’s music, you should know that she references the wonderful and warm — or horrible and sweaty, depending on where you are — season of summer. Lana’s sultry, playful lyrics suitably describe various aspects in our lives and make those aspects sound a lot cooler
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Lesson of the day: don’t be a Weiner

Brooklyn native Anthony Weiner has been making some scandalous headlines. The rather frisky politician can’t seem to hold back his enthusiasm for possibly becoming New York City’s next mayor and also can’t seem to keep it in his pants. Depending on whether his sexual activities would affect your vote if
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Playlist of the week: time to SWEAT

It’s summertime, and that means more time to get those tennis shoes on, that butt twerkin’, those arms … flailing? I mean, we don’t know what you like to do, but we do know that summer is the time to exercise. Whether you’re at Cal or elsewhere, getting yourself pumped
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Why all the hubbub for the royal baby?

Unless you don’t have access to the Internet, a television or old-fashioned gossipy gawkers, you know that a baby boy was born to Prince William and Duchess Catherine on Monday, to the great excitement of the entire world. It seems like an awful lot of frenzy over a baby that
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3 tips to get over a horrible schedule

Chances are, you’re nervous, stressed or just simply unhappy. But of course we know why: It’s Phase II. Now that you’ve heard all the tricks and tips, heard from the oracles, had your CCNs ready since April and have three backup plans, you’re probably more than well aware that you might
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Tele-BEARS: Phase II horrors

Every Cal student’s favorite part of getting an education has once more crept up on us and slapped us in the face. That’s right, folks. Tele-BEARS has returned! Only this time, it’s the evil twin brother the Office of the Registrar likes to call “Phase II.” Registering for classes is
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