4 crises you’ll experience at Cal

As you make your way through your years at Cal, we can guarantee you that you’ll experience a number of crises. And as you move from freshman to sophomore year, expect those crises to heighten in intensity  — and only continue to heighten as you approach graduation. It can be
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The wisdom of an unwise sophomore

From the top to the bottom, it’s a fall from fortitude and glory as graceful as Miley Cyrus’s transition from Disney sweetheart to foam-finger sex machine. Although I do get mistaken for Kanye West on a regular basis, I am not talking about a celebrity transition from adoration to widespread
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3 things we learned not to do as freshmen

Freshman year is a universal learning experience. We tend to try many new things for that quintessential “college experience,” even if we end up regretting them in the end. We’ve gathered the wisdom — if you could call it that — that we’ve gained throughout our freshman years to give
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Meal points for sale: Get ’em while you can!

Around this time each semester, the air around Berkeley typically reeks of desperation. With finals but a few days away now, the collective brains of Cal students have been fried to the point where all kinds of weird things can happen. Last semester, someone finally lost it and attempted to
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What I wish I had known as a freshman

Coming to Cal for college was one of the biggest challenges I decided to take — supposedly, at least. As an international student from halfway across the world, I get a lot of “wow”s at my grand introduction of, “I’m from Hong Kong,” and even as I say this, I
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