Live music you cannot miss, but might, this March

Today, we want to point out some of the concerts around the corner that might fly under your radar. We’ve all heard that Mos Def, Flogging Molly, Passion Pit and Morrissey are coming to town, but they’re not the only ones stopping by. There’s a concert for the lover of any genre
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Top Dog, now serving … pizza?

Heads up, Berkeley: If you’re craving a hot dog on Northside, Top Dog is no longer your main squeeze. Don’t let the Top Dog sign and familiar ownership fool you. The management has opted for a new format: pizza and even a new name: Pizzahhh. So why this change in
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AirBears, you suck … but not for long!

There are many places on campus where the AirBears signal is so weak that you just want to pull your hair out. Your Internet connection has slowed to a crawl and pages take whole minutes to load (gasp). Fortunately Berkeley alum Roland Saekow, who was also tired of weak AirBears
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Nerd interactions are cute, too

Through the course of romantic interactions between the intelligent community — a politically correct way of designating “nerds” — there has usually been paradoxically low expectation for amorous gestures and expressions. There is an underlying belief that there is an inverse correlation between book-smarts and street-smarts, meaning that all those
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Cal students, the perfect candidates for a job at MythBusters

If you’ve been keeping up with “MythBusters” for the last decade that it has been on the air, you’ll be excited to learn that it is now hiring. The other day, the show tweeted that it’s looking for “a multi-talented, highly-motivated, behind-the-scenes junior builder with smart skills, an awesome attitude
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The “Berkeley Plague”: Are you infected?

There’s no denying that UC Berkeley students occupy a unique social, academic and cultural realm in this country. Elements of this environment inevitably seep into our brains and bodies as we settle into life at Cal, a phenomenon we have coined as the “Berkeley Plague.” While there is currently no
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Thursday app of the week: about.me

Name: about.me Platform(s): The Internet, iPhone Price: Free Mission: Make a one-stop personal (and professional) homepage In this new online age, paper resumes are slowly being replaced by the “personal website.” The personal website is usually a one-page site that contains a short biography, contact information, links to other sites
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Bear legends: Matt Biondi

Success often gets into athlete’s heads. It tends to confuse their priorities, to the point where they can’t enjoy the important things. They turn into egomaniacs with power and money, and they often misuse the gifts they’ve been given. Think Oscar Pistorius, Michael Phelps, Marion Jones, Lance Armstrong and a whole
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We Spy: possibly most annoying tree on campus?

As we all know, snagging a study spot at the FSM cafe is usually next to impossible. Unless you’re willing to show up at the crack of dawn when it opens or are prepared to hover around for an hour carefully monitoring the table situation like a starved hyena on
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