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The Best Pumpkin Spice Latte in Tampa

THE LITTLE THINGS: I really appreciate the fall themed sleeve, because it got me in the mood for a PSL.
A trip around Tampa to determine the best PSL
December 5, 2018

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...

The End of the Internet?

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See how lawmakers in the European Union are trying to change the internet by enforcing stronger copyright laws such as Article 13 and eliminating net neutrality
November 29, 2018

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...

Plastic Straws: Convenience or Detriment to Ecosystem?

ECO-FRIENDLY FUTURE: Berkeley’s Environmental Club made water bottles with an endangered Florida crane to symbolize the importance of helping the environment. Their goals this year, “Connect, Protect, Restore,” are mentioned on the bottle. These goals speak to the community’s need to remove excess plastic straw waste.
A member of the Environmental Club at Berkeley and the President of Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful talk about the importance of eliminating plastic straws.
November 29, 2018

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...

Go Vote: Your Destiny Is in Your Hands!

DOING YOUR PART: Make your freedom count by voting in this election.
Why you should vote in Tuesday’s midterm election
November 5, 2018
Generation Z, your one vote does count, and politics are relevant to your life.

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

HUG IT OUT: Serena Williams hugs Naomi Osaka, of Japan, after Osaka defeated Williams in the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.
The Berkeley community reflects on the tennis controversy that sparked conversations about sexism and sportsmanship
October 27, 2018

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...

The Buc Stops Here – Episode 2 – Isle of Dogs

March 30, 2018

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...

Why You Should Consider the International Trips

FOUNTAIN OF KNOWLEDGE: The members of the Director of Institutional Advancement Laura Gram’s apartment at the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy.
How going abroad can expand your horizons.
January 16, 2018

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...

Where to Eat for Homecoming Dinner

FANCY AND FRESH: Ocean Prime is the perfect upscale venue for Homecoming dinner.
A list on formal and semiformal, expensive and affordable restaurants for Homecoming Night.
October 29, 2016

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...

POINT: The Café Strengthens Berkeley’s Community

In August, returning Berkeley students were greeted with the addition of a brand new Café and a new luchtime rule. Everyone must now consume all food in the Café with only two exceptions: seniors may eat in the seniors mall, and students participating in clubs may eat at their meetings. According to an email from the Upper Division administration, these measures were taken to "increase community inclusiveness." Nevertheless, some students disagree with the new policy. So the question remains--Should students be forced to eat in the Café?
October 31, 2013

“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...

COUNTERPOINT: We Have Been Denied an Essential Freedom

In August, returning Berkeley students were greeted with the addition of a brand new Café and a new luchtime rule. Everyone must now consume all food in the Café with only two exceptions: seniors may eat in the seniors mall, and students participating in clubs may eat at their meetings. According to an email from the Upper Division administration, these measures were taken to "increase community inclusiveness." Nevertheless, some students disagree with the new policy. So the question remains--Should students be forced to eat in the Café?
October 31, 2013

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,...

POINT: In Support of Uniformity

September 2, 2013

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...

COUNTERPOINT: In Defense of Creativity

September 2, 2013

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....

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