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Ethical Dilemmas: What is the Right Thing to Do?

Ethics is the study of right and wrong and as such, it means different things to different people. In a recent small group meeting for Berkeley Connect in Philosophy, some of those differences were discussed and debated. Berkeley Connect mentor Erica Klempner, who recently received her PhD in Philosophy, studies ethics extensively. She challenged students […]

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Recently, the Bancroft Library here on the Cal campus held an open day for multiple Berkeley Connect programs to view some of the amazing items in the library’s collection that can’t be checked out by anyone. Students had the opportunity to examine volumes by some of the most influential authors in history. The Bancroft is […]

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Talking about Music, Technology, and Childish Gambino

The ways that we listen and engage with music have changed drastically over the past 150 years. Starting with the invention of the phonograph in the late 1800s, sound systems have evolved at lightning speed to match musician and consumer demands. That brings us to the central question recently posed by Berkeley Connect in Music […]

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Where do I go on the first day of Berkeley Connect?

Did you enroll in Berkeley Connect, or hope to enroll? Are you trying to figure out where to go the first week? Most Berkeley Connect program kicks off with a welcome event; sections begin meeting the following week at the date/time/location listed in the schedule of classes. Check the schedule below for the date, time, and location […]

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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment: The Movie

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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment: Sweet Time in the Garden

We invited students participating in Berkeley Connect in Spring 2019 to enter our Student Voice Contest and share with us a memorable experience they had in Berkeley Connect. The winning entry below was written by Michelle Zhou, a first-year Psychology student who participated in Berkeley Connect in Social Welfare. During my first semester, I had my […]

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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment: Connecting Across Political Differences

We invited students participating in Berkeley Connect in Spring 2019 to enter our Student Voice Contest and share with us a memorable experience they had in Berkeley Connect. The winning entry below was written by Madelyn Ahr, a senior majoring in Media Studies who participated in Berkeley Connect in History.  During the week that our topic […]

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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment: Professors Procrastinate Too!

We invited students participating in Berkeley Connect in Spring 2019 to enter our Student Voice Contest and share with us a memorable experience they had in Berkeley Connect. The winning entry below was written by Arelli Adams, a first-year Media Studies student who participated in Berkeley Connect in English.  English has never been my forte. Which […]

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Do-Re-Mi: Scaling the Future as a Music Major

  Music enchants both the musician and the audience, captivating them with every lilt of the next note. The beat of an instrument can carry far beyond the confines of the classroom, stretching to every aspect of life. Students in the Music department at UC Berkeley feel this enchantment and this power, and many seek […]

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Opening a New Chapter

Truth may be stranger than fiction, but fiction can be quite strange as well. The world of books is enchanting; it transports you to another world, where you’re experiencing another life. At a recent Berkeley Connect in English panel, professors and fiction writers Joyce Carol Oates, Melanie Abrams, and Vikram Chandra discussed their journey towards […]

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