#TBT to our early Cal days

#TBT, or #ThrowbackThursday, is a common hashtag you will come across on any given Thursday if you’re scrolling through your Instagram feed. And if you’re a Cal student who follows other Cal students on any form of social media, you will come across a number of similar-looking photos of small,
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Chancellor Dirks likes to have fun

In a surprising turn of events that neither his six-month impending chancellorship nor his half-hour interview revealed, the newly reigning Chancellor Nicholas Dirks is privy to basic human emotions, which include enjoyment, laughter and, most importantly, having fun. On his first day in office, Dirks let his Einstein-like composure slip
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4 things we give up by coming home

After experiencing the joys of college, especially such an exceptionally awesome one as UC Berkeley, we can’t help but feel sometimes that we should have never left. While nobody denies that it’s important and even enjoyable to spend time with the people who bestowed us with the gift of life
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Flashback Friday: summer break!

Summer is in full swing, and last semester’s classes feel like a distant memory. For those of us not partaking in another round of classes, we’ve got nothing but free time and a whole lot of it. Most of the time, summer recess is spent traveling, relaxing at home or
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5 free or cheap day trips to take in Berkeley

Last week, we gave you five fantastic trip ideas that you could take around the Bay Area. But you might have to devote an entire weekend to some of those trips, and they also can be a little pricey. We still recommend that you save some money to cross those off your college
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Playlist of the week: ’90s nostalgia

Because many of us are home for the summer, we’re surrounded by the love, affection and home-cooking family and friends we grew up with. So it’s totally understandable that we’ve been having impromptu childhood flashbacks. To help you revisit those sweet ’90s childhood memories and marvel at how much time
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