The dark underbelly of Berkeley cliches

You don’t even have to tell us, we already know. You drink Pabst Blue Ribbon out of a yogurt container, you think Judith Butler is the 21st century Gandhi (which, let’s be real, is kind of true), and you’re shocked to learn that other schools use Scantrons for their philosophy
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5 things all freshmen should do before the semester ends

Every year, a new cohort of bright and passionate freshmen enter Berkeley’s pristine campus and marvel at the majesty of their future. While the fall semester is already over and the school year is almost wrapping up, we hope everyone has been living his or her freshman year to the fullest. We’ve
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We Spy: UC Berkeley on Jeopardy

You had better know the answer to this one … “The Play” has made an appearance on the game show Jeopardy, and it’s a perfect way to start looking forward to next year’s Big Game and our new coaching staff, headed by Sonny Dykes. Even more important, though, is the
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Four seconds of madness: Dissecting The Play

Context: In the 1982 Big Game at Memorial Stadium, Cal had outplayed a favored Stanford team for the majority of the game, and held a 19-17 lead late in the fourth quarter. Facing a fourth-and-17 from his own 13-yard line with less than a minute to play, Stanford quarterback John
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