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Quiz: Who’s your spirit UC Berkeley alumnus?

Its undeniable that UC Berkeley has had its fair share of some pretty famous and influential alumni. But have you ever wondered which one of them fits your personality? Take this quiz to find out!

Its undeniable that UC Berkeley has had its fair share of some pretty famous and influential alumni. But have you ever wondered which one of them fits your personality? Take this quiz to find out!
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Songs of myself

Like many kids of my generation, I spent a good deal of my time as a young teenager religiously watching covers of pop songs by my favorite YouTube musicians. The bedroom acoustic cover appeared to be the key to the start of my music career. I idolized Christina Grimmie, a
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10 things we could do if we didn’t sleep in

We all know the feeling of waking up in the morning for that 8 a.m. lecture in Soda Hall and resorting to asking a higher power for an extra five minutes to sleep in. The weather outside is frightful, and you’ve wrapped yourself in such a tight blanket burrito that
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The Mamba Manifesto

Just when I thought I had cried enough with finals coming up. I read the poem, and I couldn’t handle it. Kobe, the one show my parents would let me stay up late to watch as a kid. Kobe, the greatest spectacle in the entertainment capital of the world. Kobe,
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Fans go wild for Troye Sivan at Great American Music Hall

The small but spacious Great American Music Hall in San Francisco was packed with people on an otherwise quiet Sunday evening Oct. 18, and minutes before the main act was scheduled to come out, the fans all started chanting as one: “Troye! Troye! Troye!” Just as the chant began to
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(D)evolving language

I can’t recall reading any acronyms in the works of Chaucer or Shakespeare. How has this rapid creation of new words become so common?
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Gabrielle Aplin expands sound, keeps endearing soulfulness

Gabrielle Aplin, the English singer-songwriter known for her angelic melodies and vulnerable acoustic music, has taken her sound to the next level on her recently released sophomore album, Light Up the Dark. While her debut studio album, English Rain, was gorgeous in its ethereal sweetness, her newest venture has more
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