Students’ major complaints at the beginning of the semester

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The semester has officially begun, and like any college students, UC Berkeley kids are realizing how hard they have it going to one of the nation’s top universities — just kidding — but actually, UC Berkeley is the top public university. What exactly are they complaining about?

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1. How cold it is outside

Every morning and every night, the weather gets ridiciculously cold, and no one knows how to dress for it.

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2. How hot it is outside

Then, in the middle of the day, it gets nice — maybe a little too nice.

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3. How they caught a cold last week

Germs are being shared all around, and Emergen-C can’t protect them once they’re already sick. Time for NyQuil!

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4. How they haven’t been going to the gym but are still walking everywhere

Yes, Berkeley has hills — and homework — both of which mean they at least get a workout somehow.

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5. How much money they’re spending

Already sick of going to the dining halls or cooking for themselves, they’re going out at least once a day, and no meal costs fewer than $5.

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6. How they didn’t get tickets to Mad Decent

Tickets were too expensive.

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7. How soon their midterms are coming up

“What kind of professor has a midterm two weeks into class?” they shout at anyone who will listen sympathetically or not.

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Contact Holly Secon at hsecon@dailycal.org.

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