A look back on the past decade at UC Berkeley

Sunny Shen/Staff

As the end of the decade fast approaches and every single publication known to man is releasing their “best of the decade” lists, we thought we would take it upon ourselves to put together an eclectic list of the most interesting, exciting and cool things that have happened each year of the past decade here at UC Berkeley.
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A Golden Bear sits in an office with several degrees on the wall for various languages.

Merci beaucoup, Madame Lacascade

Between the grammatical corrections and point deductions, Madame Lacascade always managed to squeeze in an “excellent sentence” or a coveted “très bien.” Through her own indisputable passion, she instilled in me not only a love of French but one of language itself.
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Sustainable hosting: tomorrow must change

Countries, especially those that are poorer or less developed, struggle to come up with the funds necessary to build the new stadiums and transportation networks that organizational bodies such as FIFA and the International Olympic Committee, or IOC, require.
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To all the dreams I’ve had before

Off the Beat

When I was in seventh grade, I watched ABC Family’s “Make It Or Break It” and became obsessed with gymnastics. I was convinced that I could be the next Nastia Liukin or Shawn Johnson — all I needed to do was have a few lessons and I would totally be
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