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5 tips for managing social anxiety

Returning to campus after the pandemic has come with its challenges, and for many of us, diving back into social environments after so many months of isolation has been one of them. For the majority of students, introverts and non-introverts alike, social anxiety has been a challenging reality to grapple
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Welcome Message

Let’s embrace all that the city of Berkeley has to offer and do our part to keep the Berkeley community healthy and vibrant. Here’s to a safe semester, and go Bears!
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Reading closely for pleasure

Create to Connect

Reading closely is about creating a more pleasurable experience for yourself. I compared it to eating more mindfully — chewing slowly, feeling the texture, noticing the colors and smelling the scent.
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Why I love baseball games even though I don’t like baseball

Walking into Dodger Stadium on a warm summer night has to be one of my favorite feelings in the whole world. I love the rush of being with thousands of die-hard fans, yelling and cheering, everyone excited to see the beloved Los Angeles Dodgers. From the overpriced food to the bright splashes of blue scattered everywhere, the atmosphere is unmatchable. I walk into the stadium and suddenly I have an inexplicable sense that I would legitimately die for this team.
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