Artis Coffee: coffee nerdism at its finest

Self-proclaimed coffee nerds (or coffee snobs) will appreciate Artis Coffee’s ability to transform what could have been a normal coffee shop into a streamlined, hipster and interactive space in which to learn more about coffee. The display of coffee apparatuses, from Chemexes to French Presses, possesses a striking similarity to
Read More…

International students on UC Berkeley’s reputation abroad

As everyone knows, UC Berkeley is a very diverse school with students from all over the world. For the fall 2013 semester, international students represented 17.4 percent of incoming freshmen. In the United States, Cal is widely recognized as one of the top universities academically, but we’re also famous for liberalism,
Read More…

My semester at sea: Kamakura, Tokyo and Kyoto

I’ll be visiting quite a few new countries this semester, but Japan was one of the places I was most excited to visit. The cultural personality and aesthetics are so distinctive and fascinating, and I can appreciate all of it so much more after spending just six days travelling around
Read More…

American resilience bodes well for future

Press Room Banter

I was at the 1999 Women’s World Cup Final. In sweltering heat and sun, I watched 14 women fight through 120 minutes of soccer only to decide the game with penalty kicks. Though it featured no goals, the match was the single most inspiring and exciting sporting event I have
Read More…