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,
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Learning in, and from, Korea

Social Double-take

Wind the clock back 13 years and look halfway across the globe, and you’ll find me: a curious and eager 6-year-old girl in Seoul, South Korea’s capital. If it’s a Saturday, you’re in luck. My Saturdays weren’t filled with morning cartoons and the full-fledged satisfaction in the arrival of the
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Korea’s Natural Side — Great Bread and Low Stress

As someone with Korean heritage, it’s hard to avoid getting questions from some of my friends about traveling to Korea (of course, when I say “Korea,” I mean South Korea). They talk about the kimchi, the bibimbap, the galbi and the hot-pots (read: good food) — the kpop, the Korean
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