Thoughts, columns, features.
October 15, 2011 | Jaemie Paraon It’s been almost two months since my arrival at Cal, yet it seems as if the process of meeting new people never gets old. In fact, as time goes on, it actually becomes more and more exciting. Granted, there are over 30,000 students on campus, and there’s always an opportunity to strike up a conversation. As
October 1, 2011 | Jo W. | One Comment A couple of weeks ago, back on September 16, Friday, I headed out to the Booksmith, a bookstore in San Francisco, to attend a book reading and signing by Erin Morgenstern. She's a new author who just published her debut novel, The Night Circus, which garnered a lot of media attention for being the next
June 17, 2011 | Candie Sanderson | One Comment Last time I wrote for Caliber, I was struggling to find an internship and get my visa extended so that I could enjoy the foggy Bay Area summer. Well, thanks to my Frenchie background and job as a blogger for you Caliber lovers, here I am now, with my dream internship, learning everything there is to
November 22, 2010 | Caity Doyle | 3 Comments I was born with the curse of the Lynch Legs. "Caity, what on earth are the Lynch Legs?" you darling readers may ask. Well, since you asked, the "Lynch Legs" are a not-so-affectionate term the women of my mom's side of the family (hence the name "Lynch," my mom's maiden name) coined to describe
November 21, 2010 | Jackie Berkman | 12 Comments The idea for this article was born on Wednesday night, when I was walking home after my decal. At 8pm, campus was already pitch black and freezing, and so I was moving at a rather brisk pace. However, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on two highly inspiring snippets of conversation, and as a writer,
November 16, 2010 | Christine Deakers | One Comment My friend, Mina, has Martha Stewart Living as her homepage and a butterfly poster above her bed; she also is a dedicated Pre-Med student, a marathon runner, and once said to me, "I think we should have a flame thrower outside our sorority house." I'm impressed by her intensity. When she asked me to
November 15, 2010 | K. Ginsburg | One Comment Usually this column is not supposed to be taken seriously. This article however is a departure from “usually”, as it was written in memory of Jenna Bockmiller, a good friend of mine. Jenna Bockmiller was fourteen when she was diagnosed with melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer- one