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April 10, 2013 | Surmayee Tetarbe It’s that time of the year again. On Saturday April 13th, walk around campus and you’ll see students covered (and I mean covered) in colored paint, drenched and looking like they’re having the time of their lives. That can only mean one thing, my friends. Holi is upon us. Holi is commonly
March 7, 2013 | Surmayee Tetarbe | One Comment Sometimes it makes me laugh at the way the world works. It was a pure stroke of luck that I had decided to stay back in my classroom at Wheeler after finishing a meeting, when Katie O’Connell walked in and started chalking a sign on the board (I had no clue who she was). I didn’t think too much of
March 3, 2013 | Surmayee Tetarbe It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man, in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. Don’t shoot me, but I wasn’t the biggest fan of Pride and Prejudice the first time I read it. To be fair, it was the abridged version and I was 12 – I just didn’t understand
January 14, 2013 | Surmayee Tetarbe | One Comment It’s getting to that time of the holiday. You know, that time. The time where suddenly (as much as you love being at home), you want to be in Berkeley more. When you start missing your friends, Bancroft and maybe even Crossroads. Okay that’s a lie, no one misses Crossroads, but you know
November 13, 2012 | Surmayee Tetarbe A year and a half down the line, Autism Speaks U at Berkeley’s presence can be felt on many parts of campus. They have joined our incredibly diverse range of service groups with full force and are already making a name for themselves. Autism Speaks U at Berkeley aims to foster understanding and
October 29, 2012 | Surmayee Tetarbe | One Comment It’s been a rough couple of weeks, and we’re all hitting that point in the semester. Come on, you all know what I’m talking about… that point you reach juuuuuust over halfway through where you look around, bored and tired of the routine and tedium your life has become.
September 24, 2012 | Surmayee Tetarbe As a jaded junior, I have a solid strategy for walking through Sproul during the day. 1) Hands in pockets. 2) Earphones in and blasting music. 3) No eye contact. 4) Permanent RBF. These four things ensure that I am never handed a flyer by anyone, and believe me, it works.
September 18, 2012 | Surmayee Tetarbe By virtue of the fact that most of us are Cal students, at some point or the other we have all buried ourselves in our various dungeons on a hot date with some readings, a paper or a problem set. We whine and sigh and curse our luck as we trek our way through Main Stacks or to an abandoned classroom