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The Best Pumpkin Spice Latte in Tampa

The Best Pumpkin Spice Latte in Tampa

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Daley Eats, Opinion, Showcase

Have you ever felt yourself craving a warm PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte)? I sure have! That is why I have tasked myself with trying the most popular PSLs in Tampa to determine the best. As always, this is my personal opinion and everyone's tastes vary. Let’s jump in! Starbucks: My first impressio...

The End of the Internet?

The End of the Internet?

John Reilly, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

On February 26th, 2015, the strongest laws of net neutrality were passed. That meant that most, if not all content on the internet was accessible to anyone. However, on December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), chaired by Ajit Pai, voted to repeal net neutrality--meaning th...

Plastic Straws: Convenience or Detriment to Ecosystem?

Plastic Straws: Convenience or Detriment to Ecosystem?

Ava Siegelbaum, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

In Upper Division convocation, the Environmental Club talked about the importance of switching plastic straws and paper cups in the Berkeley Cafe to sustainable water bottles. The Environmental Club made and passed out a few water bottles featuring a picture of an endangered Florida crane. This campaign’...

Go Vote: Your Destiny Is in Your Hands!

Go Vote: Your Destiny Is in Your Hands!

Samir Saeed, Section Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

Generation Z, your one vote does count, and politics are relevant to your life.

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

Emma Reilly, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

It was unanimously thought that Serena Williams would take home another Grand Slam title on Sept. 8th, 2018. However, by the end of the match, the underdog achieved, tempers were lost and accusations of discrimination were thrown. Naomi Osaka won out against longtime fan favorite Serena Williams, makin...

The Buc Stops Here – Episode 2 – Isle of Dogs

The Buc Stops Here – Episode 2 – Isle of Dogs

Austin Cahn, Daniel Feliciano, and Reece Boulware

March 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

In the second episode of The Buc Stops Here, our hosts review the recent stop motion film by Wes Anderson, Isle of Dogs, which details Atari Kobayashi's journey across the Isle to locate his abandoned dog, Spots. Whether escaping from the Japanese government or feral dogs scattered across the wast...

Why You Should Consider the International Trips

Why You Should Consider the International Trips

Bailie Schock, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recently, the Director of the Global Scholars Program, Tim Torkilsen, revealed the list of this year’s international trips including an exchange trip in China and a service trip to Peru. However, many students grow anxious trying to apply for these trips, while other students  remain on the fence ...

Where to Eat for Homecoming Dinner

Where to Eat for Homecoming Dinner

Juan Coste Delvecchio, Staff Writer

October 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The Fanfare's Juan Coste Delvecchio released his picks for Homecoming dinner, and why you should take your date (or your group of friends) to each.   Ocean Prime – A formal and expensive restaurant. Ocean Prime is an upscale restaurant, located in International Plaza, on N. Westshore Boulev...

POINT: The Café Strengthens Berkeley’s Community

Colton Karpman, Opinion Editor

October 31, 2013


Filed under Opinion

“Spacious and modern.” “Just like a restaurant!” With enough tables to seat 425 people, a pizza oven, and a patio area, what’s not to love about the new Café? Well, despite all of this, some students aren’t incredibly overjoyed that we now have to stay in the Café for the majority of our...

COUNTERPOINT: We Have Been Denied an Essential Freedom

Alan Armero, Opinion Editor

October 31, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Students should be afforded the freedom to eat outside the Café. With the installation of the Café, students have lost the mobility and freedom to enjoy our campus as we please during lunch. Instead, lunches now involve maneuvering through a maze of packed bodies and having to experience the same setting...

POINT: In Support of Uniformity

Elizabeth Pearce, News Editor

September 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Beep. Beep. Beep. The alarm goes off for the fifth time and you roll out of bed, knowing you will probably be late for school. As you run around trying to get out of the house as quickly as possible, you attempt to put something on that you haven’t already worn this week. If you’re a girl like me,...

COUNTERPOINT: In Defense of Creativity

Maya Gandhi, Features Editor

September 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Waking up at 6 AM, of course the first thing I do is scramble to my closet to figure out what to wear to school. The blue skirt or the pink skirt? Or maybe that cute red dress… Oh wait. It’s Friday. Never mind. Friday = uniforms. The controversy over uniforms affects all Upper Division students....