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Are You Smarter Than a Berkeley Student?

Are You Smarter Than a Berkeley Student?

Raj Ghanekar, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Filed under Features, Showcase

Name this NBA center from Africa who is tied for the tallest player in NBA history, standing at 7 foot, 7 inches. The answer is Manute Bol. Did you know that? For most people, the answer is a resounding no. This year’s Fall Trivia Tournament, run by Berkeley’s History Bowl Club, showcased ma...

Trivia: U.S. History

Trivia: U.S. History

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

November 2, 2016

Filed under Quizzes

Three Tips to Get GRQs Done Right

Sabrina Saeed, Production Editor

February 17, 2014

Filed under Features

It has happened again: every history student’s worst nightmare. It is Sunday afternoon, and you have yet to start working on the twenty-five GRQs due the next day. While there is no easy formula to get your GRQs done in a pinch, there are certain steps you can take to get them done efficiently, and to ...

Laptops: Help or Hindrance?

Brett Sokol, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

Filed under Features

In theory, a Berkeley student could survive the most rigorous of school schedules bearing only their trusted laptop computer. Berkeley laptops have all the necessary software preinstalled: Microsoft Office, a student email account and an Internet browser. Textbooks are nonessential since their publishers...