UC Berkeley in the Upside Down

If you’ve ever watched the show “Stranger Things,” then you’re probably familiar with the Upside Down. But if you’re not, the Upside Down is basically a parallel dimension that’s a reflection of the real world, but darker, colder, foggier and inhabited by a monster. Since this description is pretty similar to
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Walk faster, damn it

Someone very wise once said, “It’s about the journey, not the destination.” Clearly, this person has never been late to class, as he or she would know that the destination matters very much, thanks. At UC Berkeley, it seems as though some students take this proverb seriously and walk as
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The life of a flyer through Sproul

As we all know, UC Berkeley is home to a plethora of clubs, groups and campaigns that will produce the future leaders of our world. There is one individual among them, though, that seems to receive all of the grief and none of the glory — the infamous, the dreaded,
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An apology letter to incoming freshmen

Dear incoming freshmen, As Welcome Week draws closer by the day, we urge you to prepare yourselves. This ride is a wild one, and while we can’t wait for you baby Bears to join us, we can’t help but think about the less-than-stellar (or straight-up-suckish) parts of the UC Berkeley
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What if Sproul Plaza didn’t exist?

“Sproul is to UC Berkeley as water is to camels and protein to vegetarians.” — UC Berkeley student walking through Sproul Plaza. Sproul Plaza: a place of merriment, motion and mysticisms. It is both a way station for wanderers and a plaza of frenzied pace. Music, food and drink await to
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Small awkward situations UC Berkeley students experience

As awkward as you may be, there are some situations that have made or will potentially make you feel even more uncomfortable than you already are. What sucks even more is, most of these situations are out of your control. So be prepared to experience some of these scenarios if you haven’t
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