All I want for Christmas

Off the Beat

I had to adjust to a few things when I moved to Berkeley: getting over the time difference, dealing with my student visa, being independent for the first time and growing used to a snowless winter.
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Globalizing the Renaissance

Promises of new relationships, wild parties, and the legendary cacao drew us like unstable electrons to the energetic hub of a music festival beside Lake Atitlán in Guatemala.
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Pepsi contract remains unsigned

Although campus stakeholders hoped to have the new campus beverage contract — which was previously held with Coca-Cola Co. — signed by the end of August, it has not yet been finalized.

New campus beverage contract with Pepsi is likely

UC Berkeley’s 10-year beverage contract with Coca-Cola Co., which has previously been highly scrutinized by some students on campus, expired Wednesday and will likely be followed by a new contract with PepsiCo Inc. In May, the university released a request for proposal which stated the minimum requirements necessary for beverage
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