Photoshop: an invention that alters things ranging from deleting a single strand of flyaway hair to creating unrealistically perfect facial features with mere clicks and clever dragging of the mouse. Who wouldn’t like to learn how to use it? It can’t hurt to, you know, maybe temporarily shave off a few pounds for your Facebook profile picture *cough cough*. No judging.

Well, whatever you decide to use it for, an opportunity to learn how to lies at your feet, ripe for the taking.

The Student Technology Council (STC) exclusively invites Cal students to attend Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator training sessions as well as enter the chance to win $2,500 in a Cal-themed T-shirt design contest. Since the Adobe Creative Suite was released for free earlier this year read more »

wreathNeed a good, healthy distraction from finals preparation and paper writing? Of course you do (those whole three in the hours really wiped you out for the rest of the week)!

Luckily, you can find a festive way to procrastinate at oh-so-lovely University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley. Tomorrow, from 6 to 9 p.m. take a pair of hand pruners and head up to the garden for their Evergreen Wreaths and Garlands workshop! No essay seems too monumental after you’ve made your own holiday decorations, right? read more »


In need of a little sexual healing? We might actually be able to help you out. No, not like that.

Today marks the beginning of Sexual Health Awareness Week, so you can thank the good people at the Tang center for these next five days of helpful workshops, free condoms, and other naughty treats.

You can find all the details online, so we won’t bore you with times and locations, but we will include the themes for each of the next few days:

Monday: Self-Love

Tuesday: Sex in a College Setting

Wednesday: Creative Sex

Thursday: Feeling Sexy?

Friday: Relationship Awareness Day & Alternative Relationships

Given that broad selection, we’re sure you can find something that tickles your fancy. And hey, even if you don’t, you can at least score a handful or two of free rubbers.

Image source: Mark Sadowski under Creative Commons
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