Thursday app of the week: Jolidrive

Name: Jolidrive Platform(s): The Internet, iOS Price: Free Mission: Access all of your cloud storage and social media from one dashboard During last week’s App of the Week we mentioned that using the 25GB UC Berkeley won for each student on Dropbox or the 50 free GB students here get on
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Thursday app of the week: about.me

Name: about.me Platform(s): The Internet, iPhone Price: Free Mission: Make a one-stop personal (and professional) homepage In this new online age, paper resumes are slowly being replaced by the “personal website.” The personal website is usually a one-page site that contains a short biography, contact information, links to other sites
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Laughing is the best medicine

As we all get settled into the semester, the excitement of returning to this incredible school begins to die down. Sure, reuniting with friends and returning to extracurricular activities are awesome, but classes are picking up the pace, the days are getting longer and the assignments never cease. When you
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TV Land: I believe in fandom

Lester Butterfill was in the bathroom for the second time that day. This was not uncommon, for Lester dearly loves the porcelain thrones of the restroom. Occasionally, he would sit on one to relax or to take a load off (in the figurative and literal sense). But this time was
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YouTube pickup artists coming to UC Berkeley generate controversy

The announcement that a group of self-proclaimed pickup artists will be performing live at UC Berkeley has generated controversy among concerned students and staff, who have expressed anger and disgust at what they perceive as the group’s message. The group “Simple Pickup” intends to hold its first live performance on
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New UCTV channel to premiere on YouTube

UCTV Prime, the University of California Television’s new YouTube original series, is set to premiere this March in what will be the website’s first production partnership with a university. The series will launch March 1, and will become the first university channel to receive a grant from YouTube, according to UCTV
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TV Land: Something completely different

The late ’90s were trying times for all of us. It was clear the apocalypse was near as Y2K was imminent, the first “Star Wars” prequel was released and some sadistic son of a bitch decided bleached tips were an attractive quality for pre-adolescent boys. For better or worse, Lance
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Political PR: the good, the bad, the viral

Endorsement videos for presidential candidates and even city officials are taking a strange turn — not only are they going viral on the Internet but they seem to be produced for the sole purpose of going viral. There are YouTube sensations born out of happenstance and there are those that
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