Misdirected anger

Technocratic Tirade

I believe some apologies are in order. In my first column, I characterized my experience with the computer science department as positive “in spite of a faculty struggling unsustainably to accommodate explosive demand.” I stand by my statement — but the blame is misplaced. Two weeks ago, an email from
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Modified from Barbara Willi under Creative Commons by Sabrina Werts, Senior Staff

A week in events: Oct. 20 to Oct. 26

Dreading the second wave of midterms and trying to put off studying? Here’s a plentiful list of events you can attend to distract yourself! Whether you want to get your organic-vegetable fix or get involved in the startup scene around Berkeley, this week is filled with opportunities for you. Monday,
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How to make last-minute summer plans

There are less than two weeks of instruction left in the semester, and it’s almost May. Surprised? So are we. Chances are, a lot of you aren’t as on top of things as you would like to be, but don’t worry, we’re just as jealous as you are of that
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What textbooks should actually look like

It’s known that you should never judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to textbooks, it would really help to know what you’re getting yourself into. We wouldn’t mind spending $100 on a textbook if it accurately described the class. Here is what we think textbooks should
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