One year ago, I was a clueless freshman with some vague ideas of what I wanted to get out of my college experience. Near the top of my list was being involved in campus organizations, so I decided to stop by several first general meetings from different clubs to get an idea of what I wanted to do.
I’m glad that I ended up going to the ABA Fall 2009 First General Meeting, because frankly, college and life in general were not the same afterward.
I feel that I’ve learned so much in ABA the past two semesters, and I’ve met so many new friends and figured out what I wanted to do in life.
I’m not saying this will happen to everyone who go to First Gen, but I challenge you to give it a try. Who knows, maybe your life will change for the better, too.
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Ah. The Cheeseboard. Among the titans of good restaurants in the Berkeley area. Synonymous with amazing pizza. Four and a half stars on Yelp over 1500 reviews. This would be the place to stop by and grab lunch if you were to visit Berkeley for a day.
Which is what my friends Tim, Josh, John, and Robert from church did several weeks ago. So naturally, we decided to try some fresh and delicious thin crust pizza before they headed back to the Pizza Huts and Dominoes of Southern California.
The Cheeseboard is a worker-owned collective, which means that everyone working there owns an equal amount of the business, quite a rarity in business these days.
But that’s not all. The restaurant bakes one type of pizza, always with unique, vegetarian toppings, throughout the day. The pizza is always fresh from the oven, and any extra slices from previous batches are cut up into small pieces and “gifted” with your order.
There’s usually a jazz band playing around peak hours, and boy, does the place get packed fast. Sitting in the restaurant, sipping IBC Root Beer, munching on salivating pizza, and enjoying the music wafting over from the other end of the room was an experience to remember.
This place is good, and this place is a must-eat in Berkeley. I’ve been raving so much about The Cheeseboard that I almost forgot to add in the picture:
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