Finding Berkeley anew

“Move out of the way!” my friend shouted at me as he backed out of the driveway of the co-op the Sunday before the fall semester began. His truck was packed with bikes, food and tents. My recently graduated friends were leaving for Burning Man as I stood on the
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Bennett views UCPD as a supportive system

It’s late Thursday morning, and UCPD Chief Margo Bennett sits calmly in her office in the basement of Sproul Hall, but her day will be anything but calm. Thursdays — like every day — are chock-full of meetings, she says, and she won’t leave the campus until 11 p.m. Advancing
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The Daily Cal Fall Orientation Instagram contest winners

This summer, UC Berkeley students traveled around the world, spending their time to see amazing places. For the past week, Daily Cal readers have been tagging their summer travel photos with the hashtag #takingshotsdc, named after our photo department’s blog. Berkeley students took amazing photos from Brazil, Japan, the Czech
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Editors’ note

Your first steps onto the Cal campus mark the beginning of a new adventure, yet your path is uncharted. It’s hard to know exactly what course your college experience will take in just your first few days here. The options are, admittedly, overwhelming. The great challenge at UC Berkeley is
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10 local figures you ought to know

Walking around Berkeley, you will likely meet a wide host of characters. From classmates to custodians, from city officials to campus administrators, the faces of Berkeley are numerous and varied. Below we have included some of the more prominent figures you are like to see or read about both on campus and around the city of Berkeley.
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Berkeley acronyms

Below are commonly used acronyms at UC Berkeley. GBC — Golden Bear Cafe VLSB — Valley Life Sciences Building FSM — Free Speech Movement (Cafe) CKC — Clark Kerr Campus EECS (pronounced EEKS!) — Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences SLC — Student Learning Center GSI — Graduate Student Instructor CARS
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