5 reasons why Berkeley is the best college town

Your four years as a university student involve more than an education; after all, what matters perhaps most of all is feeling comfortable in the atmosphere of your school. So here are a few reasons why we think any prospective student would be more than happy to call Berkeley their home away from home.
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Southside Italian food: Pasta Bene vs. Gypsy’s

We’re talking Southside: People’s Park, late-night, restaurants with diabetes-inducing food. Either you’re sane, or you’re like us and thinking about Pasta Bene and Gypsy’s. Sometimes, when we have those unnatural cravings for Italian food, we find ourselves stuck between the two — pondering which one will have the right dish for
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Living in the boonies

Here’s a situation that happens to me not irregularly. (conversation turns to housing) “Where do you live?” “Cedar and Milvia,” I say. “Where’s that?” “You know where Cheese Board is?” “What? How do you live that far away?” And so on. I’m well aware there are people who live even
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Where should I eat on Southside?

Southside is full of eateries. Whether you need a full meal or a quick snack, it’s got what you need. But sometimes there are just too many options — and we all know how hard it is to make decisions on an empty stomach. Take our quiz to figure out
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Four telltale signs that you’re in Berkeley, California

Every campus has its own traditions and “signs” that differentiates it from other campuses. Nothing says home like these four #typicalBerkeley behaviors. 1. You don’t follow street lights Regardless of whether the light is green or red, students unabashedly walk across the street to get around the city. 2. You
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Finding my way around

From the age of 6, my brother was able to navigate the busy streets of Sacramento. I remember one incident when my mom and brother got lost downtown. Neither my mom or I had a clue about how to reach our destination. But in a few short minutes, my younger
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