Entrepreneurs and startups at UC Berkeley

From Berkeley, to infinity and beyond “Startup.” Whisper the word anywhere in Berkeley and you are sure to make the hairs stand up on the back of at least one neck, conjuring evoking dreams of creating the next Facebook or Google or Snapchat. In all seriousness, a walk through UC
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Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, manager of knowledge

  Ten o’clock Monday morning at UC Berkeley. Outside, people are hustling in every direction, hundreds of people throughout the day: frazzled people, fast people, people peering at other people, people buried in their phones or in books or magazines, many people not looking at anything at all — and
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Addicts anonymous

We Millenials have a pretty bad memory — like one step above Dory. We’ve all done the classic schtick of yelling that we can’t find our glasses only to discover that they were sitting on our face the whole time, literally right in front of us. It’s not uncommon to forget our own age from
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The Procrastinati: A Report

Midterms are starting to ramp up now and undoubtedly for most of you the gentle snooze of the first few weeks of school has passed and you’ve had some form of assignment(s) due. It’s inevitable that most of you are starting to feel the stress. And, undoubtedly, you are starting
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Campaigning with clicks

Off the Beat

I cannot count the number of instances I have had to sidestep oblivious students walking through Sproul Plaza with their heads down, immersed in their smartphones rather than what is immediately in front of them. And I don’t think these individuals are simply trying to avoid eye contact with the
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She said, love don’t come easy

Because the Internet

I have been lucky enough to know love across oceans and continents, across thousands of miles. I know what it is to trace the outline of someone’s pixelated face when it freezes mid-Skype, defined by its poor resolution and candid capture.
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A nomad of dreams

Because the Internet

Home is where the heart is. It is, or at least it should be, where we can find the steadfast rhythm of our most important vital organ, where we find our most loyal pulse, especially when it quickens in anticipation or happiness.
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