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Jokes Through the Ages

Jokes Through the Ages

Jack Mouch, Staff Writer
February 26, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Many jokesters are lurking around the Berkeley campus, and you might just catch one of their punchlines! During a stressful school day, hearing a classmate’s joke is one of the many upsides of being a Berkeley student.   Need a laugh? Whether their jokes are genius, mediocre or downright...

Berkeley’s First Formal Smash Bros. Tournament

Berkeley’s First Formal Smash Bros. Tournament

Austin Cahn, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Punches were thrown, opponents were conquered and no balloon went unpopped from January 11-19th as Upper Division students participated in Berkeley’s first Smash Bros. Tournament. Swarms of students flooded the Tech Center to cheer on friends and watch competitors clash as Nintendo’s stars.  ...

Ten New and Upcoming PC Games to Check Out

Ten New and Upcoming PC Games to Check Out

Samir Rajani, Staff Writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under A&E

Undertale Summary: A critically acclaimed RPG (role-playing game) that has been hyped since the Kickstarter campaign was first launched, Undertale is the talk of the gaming community right now. Players can choose to take one of three possible routes through the game that change its difficulty a...

Upper Division Rallies Around History Bowl Trivia Tournament

Upper Division Rallies Around History Bowl Trivia Tournament

Austin Cahn, Staff Writer
November 24, 2015
Filed under News

   Throughout the week from November 9 to the 13, students could be seen devouring their meals while rushing to Gills Hall or the Jean Ann Cone Library. Crowds gathered to watch their favorite teams compete in the semi annual  History Bowl Trivia Tournament.  In the tournament, students and teachers com...

Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest Boosts Halloween Spirit

Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest Boosts Halloween Spirit

Mira Rajani, Staff Writer
November 4, 2015
Filed under Features

     Upper Division advisory groups  have spent the past few weeks diligently turning  regular cardboard pumpkins into creative masterpieces as a part of the annual pumpkin decorating contest, hosted by the Student Library Proctors. Pumpkins have been turned into just about anything imaginable,...

Book it to the Library: Check out These Books!

Book it to the Library: Check out These Books!

Daniela Marques, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under A&E

This summer was sizzling. What better to accompany your tall glass of iced tea than a book? Some of Berkeley’s book enthusiasts shared their favorite summer books. Berkeley Prefect, senior, and Student Library Proctor, Sarah Mostafa, spent  four brief, but captivating hours sprawled out on her...