Poll results: most interesting classes at UC Berkeley

Last week, we polled UC Berkeley students to find out which classes they thought students should Phase 1 and Phase 2. Guess what — there are actually a lot. Classes offered in psychology, sociology, anthropology and cognitive science seemed to be the most popular, followed closely by political science and
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5 go-to responses when cold-called in class

We’ve all been there. Instead of finishing your reading last night, you let your roommate talk you into watching multiple episodes of “Homeland” and now you’re in class, sweating balls hoping you won’t be picked to explain the meaning of the median voter theorem. Even though you keep your eyes
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TeleBEARS start Monday: large vs. small classes

Although the fall semester seems like light years away, for those of us who won’t be graduating in the spring it’s already time for that nerve-racking task of signing up for classes. Between trying to get into the classes you have to take, finding time for the classes you want
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6 thoughts you have in the last 5 minutes of class

You’re in your favorite class taught by a professor you idolize. You might even be one of the lucky students who is lectured by Robert Reich or Paul Rabinow. But some days, no matter what the situation, you just can’t focus in class. Here are five trains of thought that
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A cultural connoisseur’s guide to Tele-Bears

The dawning of Tele-Bears can be something like the lead-up to Black Friday. When the powers decide to open the doors to the site, students bust in; sometimes we crash server. It’s important to pick wisely, because there are only so many classes you can fit in your cart and
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