It was just a routine Monday morning in the waiting room of the Tang Center’s Clinic 3. Students were patiently awaiting their appointments and magazine subscriptions were strewn about the corner tables. One item stood out from the pile of paper: a mid-sized black journal titled “The Berkeley Journal Project.”

Can't believe I found one of these!

We remember hearing about the project at the beginning of the school year, that they would be distributing a bunch of journals to interested Berkeley students and faculty to do what they will in them, be it write, draw, or whatever their creative mind could think of. And then they pass it on in whichever avenue they think is best. Being that we were lucky enough to discover one of these coveted journals, our curiosity in this project’s elusive background piqued. We had the lovely opportunity to interview project coordinator Joe Watz about the origins of the Project:

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