Five meals that you can get for about $5

Despite the tremendous diversity in Cal’s student body, the “broke, starving college student” stereotype is a #struggle for most of us. Unfortunately, finding large amounts of filling, yummy food for less than $7 to $8 can be the biggest struggle of all. For that reason, we decided to try to help
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10 things you already miss about being back home

No matter how much you love Berkeley, there are certain things about home that you can’t help but miss. It might feel like you’re still back at home on Netflix with a bag of extra-buttery popcorn and some Nutella on the side.  We know it’s only been a week since
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Anti-trafficking movement is not just a trend

I had only a faint idea of what human trafficking was when I walked into the New Life Center Foundation in early 2012. The NLCF is a rehabilitative center in Chiang Mai, Thailand, for young girls who have survived abuse and exploitation. Many of them have been separated from their
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4 reasons we want to go back to Berkeley ASAP (Rocky)

If you’re back at home for the summer, it’s probably been a little while since you’ve been back in good ol’ Berk. Being at home is nice and relaxing, and the break that you’ve had has probably given you enough time to recover from last semester’s stress. But for most,
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Ippuku: take a smoke break

On Center Street, a block from campus, a cloth with Japanese writing hanging in the doorway marks the entrance to Ippuku. This cloth, a cedar table and possibly a bartender standing behind a counter are the only street-front features that flag Ippuku as a restaurant. Instead, the facade of Ippuku
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Downtown Shattuck: shaped by buses, ferries and trains

Downtown Shattuck Avenue has undergone several generations of mass transit, the relics and pieces of which are integrated into the restaurants there today. In the pioneering days, the mile-long pier that once docked ferries to and from San Francisco dropped off passengers at Center and Shattuck. Now Center Street is
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City looks at past, future of Telegraph Avenue

For many Berkeley residents, the Downtown area serves as a transportation gateway to the rest of the Bay Area. But while Berkeley residents have been using Downtown as a portal out, others in the Bay Area have been coming in, settling down and calling it their new home — leaving
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A ‘Sliver’ of happiness

New pizzeria owned by Cheese Board vets improves on the original formula

The other day I ran into my close friend Anya, whom I’m eager to see outside the confines of the Daily Cal office (where we both practically lived last semester). But where to meet up? Somewhere with food, obviously. Anya insists on The Cheese Board Collective. But does she know
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