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April 14, 2016

Welcome to Cal! Start your day off with a delicious brunch at La Note on Shattuck, a popular spot for many Alpha Phi ladies (our favorite is the lemon gingerbread pancakes). Head up to campus and walk through the seemingly endless booths on Sproul. Grab as many flyers as you can: from student clubs to different majors to intramural sports, Cal has so much to offer, and you’ll thank yourself later when you have the flyers to look at to make sense of it all!

Berkeley has so many gorgeous buildings, too. We recommend hopping inside Valley Life Sciences Building (VLSB) to see the massive, carefully reconstructed T-Rex towering above you. Doe Library is also a must-see: its giant windows and domed roof has an overtly scholarly vibe, and is arguably the best library to study in – our sisters can attest to this.

For lunch, make sure to try the hot dogs at Top Dog, a Berkeley classic. Artichoke pizza is also a fan favorite, and is practically right next door. For a sweet dessert, Cinnaholic is a...

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