Weekender Picks

If you’re in need of a confidence boost, there’s no better therapy than Bernie Mac’s Def Jam Comedy set. Coming on after a comedian that literally got booed off stage, Bernie Mac begins his set with my favorite first line, “I ain’t scared of you motherfuckers,” and then proceeds to
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Bright like a diamond

Off the Beat

I should preface this column by saying that it is not my place to tell anyone what they should or should not buy. Use your own money for whatever you want; my goal is only to make you think. And if you are one of the many who dream of
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Editor’s note: Thank you

It’s traditional for the Daily Cal’s outgoing editor in chief and president to write a farewell column. The purpose of that column is to make some kind of book-ending statement about what it’s been like to lead this paper, or go to this school, or live in this city, or
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Art’s impact on love

It started with a mutual favorite. We both held “Midnight in Paris” dear in our hearts. We had to watch it together some time. We had to. I was nervous. I started at the very edge of the couch and then slowly slid toward the middle as the jazzy tunes
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Confessions of a hopeless romantic

Students’ names have been changed or withheld in order to protect their privacy. Love struck unexpectedly during my freshman year of college. As I waited in line outside of my dorm to receive my room number on the first day of school, I felt a tap on my shoulder. It
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In a relationship far, far away

Ask Me Anyway

How do you handle a long-distance relationship? Let’s be real, long-distance relationships freaking suck. There is absolutely no freaking fathomable reason for any sane person on the entire freaking planet to suffer through a long-distance relationship, except for one: You want to. But before you think I’m just a single
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Plenty of fish in the sea

A few weeks ago, I took the girlfriend to Mexico for our anniversary. Get some sun, lie on the beach, maybe drink a little, you know. I was expecting it to be a nice time. So we’re sitting on the beach, sipping on some margaritas, things going great. Then she
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Living a nightmare

Megaphone

Got questions? Crazy questions, weird questions, questions you can’t ask anyone else? Ask anonymously, but remember your question will be answered through a megaphone. Hey Megaphone, This doesn’t happen that often, but when it does, it makes me feel crazy. Sometimes I dream that my boyfriend did something, but I’m
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