Rowling makes magic again with ‘The Silkworm’

Any J.K. Rowling novel is bound to come under an avalanche of scrutiny simply for appearing post-Potter. Thankfully, the main character of her newest novel, “The Silkworm,” published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith last month, is Cormoran Strike: a 6-foot-3 former soldier with self-proclaimed “pube” hair who is tough enough
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8 details that show that UC Berkeley is actually Hogwarts

Admit it: It’s your dream to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You’d die if a snowy owl dropped off a Hogwarts admission letter for you on midnight of your 11th birthday, and you’re confident of which house you’d be sorted into on your arrival. You’d gladly make Hagrid your #bff
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Harry Potter spinoff will not be magical

When I turned 11 years old, I imagined an adorable owl by the name of Flufferpants tapping at my window to deliver a message from my homeboy Albus Dumbledore. It would be all, like, “Yo, your swish and flicks with your wand are dope, and your charms are utterly magical
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If fictional characters went to Cal

There’s no doubt that the student population here at UC Berkeley entails some interesting alumni, ranging from Nobel laureates to movie stars, but what if some of your favorite fictional characters were UC Berkeley students? What would they study? Where would they hang out? The Clog speculated how our favorite
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Weekend escape to London

I’ve been studying in Lund, Sweden, for almost two months now, and although my current schedule includes a mere three hours of class a week, I was ready for an escape from this college town. A few people from the UC Education Abroad Program decided to spend Valentine’s Day weekend
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Dearest Rowling: Nothing short of Amortentia will give us HarrMione

Although the “Harry Potter” book series technically ended in 2007 with “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” J.K. Rowling seems to insist on looking back and altering her opinions on what she has already written. What Rowling said this past weekend truly caused a flurry within the Harry Potter fandom,
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