Last lecture notes 2013

Five prominent UC Berkeley professors offer their post-graduation experiences and real world advice

The Daily Californian reached out to prominent professors and instructors for their parting advice to the graduating class. Here are their responses, which were sent via email. Professors and instructors who responded: Robert Reich, Goldman School of Public Policy Terry Johnson, Department of Bioengineering Alan Ross, Haas School of Business
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Unpaid internships: a necessary evil

Every conversation I’ve had in the last month goes something like this: “Are you excited to graduate?” Yes and no, I reply, with the bittersweet nostalgia of any student who must say goodbye to Berkeley. “What will you do afterward?” I’ll be interning at a newspaper in Southern California, for
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Editor’s note

We did it. We survived the rigor of UC Berkeley and made it out in one piece. The tests, the papers, the problem-sets — all of that stress and frustration is finally worth it because we will soon be graduates of the greatest public university in the world. As we
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Ode from a withered graduate student

Like most people of my generation, I found the answer to my current predicament summed up in a series of 30 beautiful GIFs on Buzzfeed.com. The author’s name was Jessica. My name is Jessica. Ryan Gosling was there. I love Ryan Gosling. And the article was called “What Grad School
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Moving mountains with free soda at Chipotle

Not every action you take needs to move mountains. Obviously, the big battles we come across at UC Berkeley and beyond are important to fight. Budget cuts should cease, tuition hikes should stop in their tracks and the administration should always be accountable to students. However, it has been apparent
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The Beserkeley High

Today is a day of celebration for families to acquaint themselves with our magnificent campus and also for Berkeley stoners to celebrate, well, being stoners.
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Voice of the campus

The voice of the campus is about to change. In June, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau will step down and make way for Nicholas Dirks, the former executive vice president and dean of the faculty of arts and sciences at Columbia University. Birgeneau, who became the campus’s ninth chancellor in September 2004,
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Editor’s Note: Voices

To all you newly admitted students and proud friends and family members, welcome. UC Berkeley is your university. Here, the greatest heights of academia are raised even higher by the marvels of human ingenuity that every incoming class of freshmen and transfer students bring with them. While UC Berkeley is
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