How to cope when a friend is studying abroad

December might feel like it was only a week ago, but unfortunately for all you Golden Bears out there, our winter hibernations are already over. Before we can ask ourselves, “Didn’t we just finish finals last week?,” the increasing chimes of our Berkeley e-mails are foreshadowing our impending spring semesters. What will
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A week in events: Oct. 13 to Oct. 19

Finished with midterms and ready to resume that wild life of yours again? Here’s a list of the best events this week. Get your flu shot, welcome the demolition of noisy construction on Sproul and the new ASUC Student Union and watch us — hopefully — beat UCLA at football all
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Infographic: Where should you study abroad?

There are 196 countries in the world. If you spend one month in each country, it’ll take you about 16 years to visit all of them. Most students can’t set aside all their responsibilities for 16 years, but students can study abroad. Find out which country you should visit while simultaneously taking courses.
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Finding my way in France

“How excited are you to go to France?” That is the question nearly everyone asked when they found out I’d be studying abroad this fall. Unfortunately, there was only one acceptable answer, and it didn’t involve explaining the nervousness and anxiety I felt about being on another continent for four
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Where are the wild kangaroos?

After a whirlwind month adjusting to Australia, I’ve begun to explore Brisbane and the adorable beach towns just a few hours away from the city. I can tell you the best places to get coffee in Brisbane. Actually, anywhere you get coffee will rank among the best you’ve had. Even
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