In the hectic and chaotic world known as UC Berkeley, stress is almost inevitable. With all the papers to write, meetings to attend and midterms to take, students rarely make time just for themselves. If you’ve ever just wanted to escape from all the madness (even for just an hour), we recommend taking a walk down to Shattuck and breathing your troubles away!

The yoga studio is free as it is donation-based and operates throughout the day. read more »


We hate to beat a dead horse (or a dead cause, as the case may be) but so long as people keep doing new stupid things, we’ll keep writing about them. As luck would have it, Friday was the culmination of a week’s worth of stup–er–Code Pink! (By the way, we officially recognize that we, like “The Daily Show“, are taking kind of a cheap shot here, but cut us some slack–we don’t have a whole country’s worth of idiocy to work with.)

Not even Jon Stewart could stop this indomitable bunch, and in honor of the fifth anniversary of the beginning of the war in Iraq they stepped up their game and set up a “green zone” outside the Marine recruiting center. Code Pink camped out last Sunday and bombarded the oppressors with Yoga, pot luck lunches, house plants, and eco-documentaries with what we’re assuming was eco-friendly popcorn. And yet, somehow, they still managed to get themselves arrested before the week was up. read more »