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Stepping on the seal

Bear with Me

If these traditions revolve around stressing about a point here or there, it tells us that being a Bear means living an anxious academic life.
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‘Mom, I can’t focus’

Cal in Color

 I was somewhat aware of my erratic pursuits of dopamine and novel stimuli, but the problem was that there wasn’t a language in my culture to identify and to describe these issues, and certainly not in a healthy, constructive way.
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Why we should be proud of ourselves

The ending of my freshman year was about as anticlimactic as me closing my laptop, but I did feel slightly relieved that a part of it was over. Yet with this relief, I realized that one crucial emotion was missing: pride.
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