Student housing options at Berkeley

Most UC Berkeley students start their first year living in the dorms. This is a universal experience for almost all UC Berkeley freshmen, but the next few years are pretty much up in the air. So, where do you go next after the freshman life? Are you even ready to
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Decorating your apartment on a budget

This is the moment you’ve been waiting for: You’ve signed with a flourish across the dotted line and paid your first month’s rent, and now your keys are in your hand as you eagerly stride toward the door of your first apartment. With a twist of your hand, you unlock
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10 useful tips for living with a new roommate

The school year is starting up again soon, and living situations are about to get preeeeetty awkward if you’re going to be living with a new roommate. If you’re heading into dorm life, your roomie was probably assigned to you (and you stalked her relentlessly via Facebook ever since you
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3 things to remember when moving into your apartment

There is exactly one month left of summer. Facebook has exploded with Tele-BEARS posts (all complaints, of course), summer courses have had exams and those of us lucky enough to be near family have gorged on home-cooked food. This also means students are getting ready to turn on their brains,
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Moving pains & remedies

A guide to making life easier for that big move

This is it — you’ve found your place, paid the lease and signed the papers. Now it’s time to move in. Don’t be fooled, though — moving in is perhaps the most daunting task you’ll have to tackle before you settle into your new home. Luckily, we’ve provided a few
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