After enduring a torturous first day of class — including on-the-spot lab cancellations and two hours of awkward introductions — most of us likely wish that we could relive the relative peace and freedom of last week. Though most of us may have been lounging about away from Berkeley, many others — namely spring admits — were partying it up with all the Welcome Week goings-on. In case your flight was delayed by a matter of days, allow us to catch you up on everything that went down.
In the event that you’ve made use of a dorm restroom and taken a number two anytime last semester, you’ve probably seen one of the health tips that our awesome health workers have been putting together. Their peers at the Tang Center put on a presentation about staying healthy, something that a lot of us have yet to learn.
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Thinking of getting a summer job that’s all sun and mostly fun? Lifeguards, camp counselors, or pretty much anything that involves being around squirrelly kids. Chances are, you’re going to need to have to get a bit of first aid experience—ya know, just in case a munchkin gets sucked into a riptide or Jaws makes a guest appearance.
Lucky for you, the Red Cross is offering free CPR instructional classes on Saturday, March 13. There are about 10 Bay Area locations that are holding classes at various times throughout the day, making it easy for you to find a class that’s convenient for your schedule. The courses last between 3 and 4 hours and regularly cost something like $60, so save yourself some green and get your certification on CPR Saturday.
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Free CPR Training [Red Cross]