Although UC Berkeley was ranked the “Greenest School in the World” (according to a study conducted by the University of Indonesia) only eight months ago, we were dumbfounded to find out that we were left off of the Daily Beasts’ top 25 “Greenest Schools” in America list.
However, all hard feelings (including our continued dismay at Cal’s absence in the “Most Radical Schools” list by the Huffington Post — don’t think we forgot, Huff!) have been forgiven (temporarily) after reading the spectacular news that our institution has been ranked ninth in Her Campus’ “Most Fashionable Colleges” List.
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The recent absence of low-flying helicopters dropping tear gas on student protesters gave us some clue that UC Berkeley’s reputation of extreme leftist radicalism may be slightly outdated. Understandably, though — it’s quite difficult for our young revolutionaries to measure up to this reputation while living under the massive shadow of one of the countries most historic civil rights movements; but come on people, quit slacking!
The Huffington Post has created a list of what they believe are the most radical schools in the country — four leaning left and four to the right. To our astonishment, the University of California, Berkeley — home of the Free Speech Movement, rooftop demonstrations and nude protests against the use of sweatshops to make school apparel — was left off the list. read more »