‘Tis the season for UC Berkeley club applications

Fall at UC Berkeley means football season, the occasional (or daily) pumpkin spice latte and piles and piles of club applications. From DeCals to clubs, almost everything you want to do outside of class requires an extensive application. If you want to practice for a competitive club’s application (for which you’ve
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52 thoughts we have when we’re locked out

Uh-oh. I can’t find my keys. Did I check in my backpack? Okay, it’s been five minutes, and all I’ve found is a bunched-up flyer from Sproul and 27 cents in pennies. Did I leave my keys in my room? OH GOD I LEFT MY KEYS IN MY ROOM. Please
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Notes from my journal: “To me, he was freedom”

3/24/15 My perfect home would be a house, on one of those quieter residential streets, like Parker, but not too far away. It would be old and creaky and wooden, medium blue with pink shutters. It would be a loving house – lots of home-cooked meals, lots of books and
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Clog reveals: How to make your essays longer

After a long caffeine-fueled evening that has stretched into the wee hours of the morning, you’ve finally written the conclusion of your essay. All the loose ends are tied up and you’ve explained everything you could. But wait. Your essay you’ve so “carefully” crafted in one night is not the
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Accept that you are a writer

Whether you’re majoring in English or struggling through an ethnic studies paper when you just want to study biology, Cal students do a lot of writing. While papers can be much less stressful than rushed in-class midterms, they do require much more time, especially when you procrastinate. And we think
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