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Hallway Chronicles: Danielle Carolan

Maya Gandhi, Features Editor

September 2, 2013


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Freshman Danielle Carolan is new to Berkeley, but she’s actually pretty well known from running a popular YouTube channel specializing in makeup tutorials that has garnered almost 37,000 subscribers.   Q: Are you nervous about anything starting freshman year? A: I was nervous to begin...

Hallway Chronicles: Ethan Franzblau

Maya Gandhi, Features Editor

September 2, 2013


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Returning Berkeley freshman Ethan Franzblau is excited for high school, but also anxious about the challenges it presents. Q: Going from middle school to high school’s a big transition. What are you most nervous about? A: Honors Bio, [I’ve heard] that it’s a hard class and [Dr. Kline] is a...

Mythbusters: College Edition

Maya Gandhi, Features Editor

September 2, 2013


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As summer fades and the school year starts, one topic haunts the mind of almost all high school students—college. Specifically, how to get in to one. While I can’t promise this article will get you into college, it will teach you a little bit more about the college acceptance process. I’m here...

How to Follow the Dress Code

Elizabeth Pearce, News Editor

September 2, 2013


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It’s that time again- the beginning of a new school year. Brand new pencils and notebooks fill up backpacks. Students still have fresh faces, lacking those under-eye bags, for now. New shoes squeak against the tile floors of classrooms. Most importantly, though, students sport their new back-to-school...

How to Survive and Thrive in Freshman Year

Eva Khademi, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 2, 2013


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Pre-k to fifth grade was a piece of cake—you only had a half hour of homework at the most and didn’t have to change classes. And then along came middle school, were new friends were made and exams began. But now its high school, a totally different world in itself, which brings a variety of new experiences...