The Campanile

Sather Tower has got to be one of Berkeley’s most famous landmarks — though probably only when you call it by its more colloquial name, the Campanile.

Its more than 300 feet of quintessential Berkeley-ness seem to watch over our not-so-little campus, the unrivaled vantage point offering unobstructed views of The Bay in all its glory.

This lovable tower chimes on the hour (letting us know when to scramble to the next class), entertains us with melodious tunes at lunchtime, and makes for a fantastically cheesy place to take our parents when they come to visit and want to see what the college experience is all about, here.

It’s also going to be closed. read more »