February 2016

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$92K Nap Pods designed by Keurig for one-time use only

UC Berkeley to put out Nap Pods on campus for students to sleep in as an alternative to sleeping during lectures in Wheeler On Wednesday, UC Berkeley unveiled its new REST zones on campus. REST zones (or Really Expensive Sleep Tombs) are designated locations on campus and the Tang Center…

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On Diversity and Hiring Practices

Today marks the 8-month anniversary of the Berkeley Beet. Its first post came out last summer and detailed the acceptance of a 4.0 earthquake which, despite all odds (or any extracurriculars) managed to get into Berkeley. (Chancellor Dirks, for the record, thought it was “very cute.”) Exactly 8 months ago, I quietly purchased…

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RSF to offer “Feel the Bern” fitness classes based on Bernie Sanders

A Bernie Sanders inspired workout is being taught at the RSF by junior econ major Angela Steinberg On Wednesday, it was revealed that the RSF would be offering “Feel the Bern” classes based on workouts from Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The RSF decided to implement its new…

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Berkeley to move CS61A lectures to Memorial Stadium

On Friday, it was reported that due to the vast number of students in attendance at its CS61a lectures, UC Berkeley’s CS department announced that it would be moving the location of its lectures to Memorial Stadium. Though UC Berkeley has more than 276 degree programs, by far one of…