Photo Essay: Wildfire Smoke

On Wednesday, California residents woke up to their cities enveloped in a dark, orange-red sky, thick with particles of smoke. Though the orange-red hue morphed into a heavy, pale smog later in the day, the atmosphere demonstrated just how alarming climate change is. In the apocalyptic, orangish light that foreshadowed
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A photo essay on UC Berkeley's colleges

Photo Essay: Schools in session

UC Berkeley’s 14 schools and colleges offer a nearly endless supply of degrees — from undergraduate minors in education to doctorate programs in information management. What do they all have in common? The students, who act as a constant source of ingenuity and passion on campus.
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Dwinelle Hall bathroom graffiti: a review

Let’s face it: Dwinelle Hall probably has the most objectively disgusting bathrooms on campus. Complete with toilets encased in plastic bags and an odor that reminds us of poop, B.O. and cheap perfume all at the same time, Dwinelle bathrooms should be avoided at all costs. Except, that is, when
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Photo Essay: Poems in the stalls

The public restroom stall: a paradoxical space that exists with the explicit purpose of providing privacy yet is public in both nature and name. Used and shared by all, these chambers provide an otherwise unattainable amount of privacy on a college campus with almost 40,000 students. Perhaps this is why
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Photo Essay: Venturing north

This spring break, I had the opportunity to travel through the Pacific Northwest to experience Seattle, Portland, and everything in between. Far from the typical, tropical spring break destinations of Mexico and Miami, we found ourselves immersed in the rainy and cold climate that persists in the Northwest most days
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