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Thesaurus for UC Berkeley

Synonyms, antonyms, and related words for UC Berkeley

A politically progressive California city of 110,000 across the Bay from San Francisco.

Home of the Free Speech Movement, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Green Day, Counting Crows, and the University of California (Go Bears!) a.k.a. "Cal".

The elements Berkelium (Bk), Californium (Cf), and Americium (Am), among others, were discovered at U.C. Berkeley.

The cradle of the anti-Vietnam war movement (which led to Goveror Ronald Regan tear-gassing his own citizens). Early opponents to the "Patriot Act" and the Iraq war.

First city to:
-- divest (remove investments) from South Africa, accelerating the end of Apartheid.
-- covert its entire diesel fleet to biodiesel fuel.
-- enact a comprehensive smoking ban.
-- voluntarily implement city-wide school busing.
-- implement curb-side recycling.
-- install curb cuts in sidewalks for wheelchairs and bicycles.
-- prohibit the sale of ozone-destroying styrofoan fast-food cups and clam-shell containers.

Barbara Lee, the only U.S. Congressman to vote against giving Pretzeldent Bush the authority to attach Afghanistan and Iraq, represents Berkeley.

Home to the "How Berkeley Can You Be" parade each September.

"When something happens in Berkeley, it spreads."

-- Tom Bates
by Warren Fwy September 20, 2005
C ock
A lways
L ittle
gosh! u have suck a CAL
by nympholoser May 12, 2008
University of Caucasians Lost Amongst Asians
"Bro, North Campus is so totally like being in Bejing."
"Dude, that's why they call it 'University of Caucasians Lost Amongst Asians.'"
by imushroomstampmadtrojanho's August 24, 2004
Better than UC Berkeley in Engineering and Science, better than any other school in the nation in Architecture.
Cal Poly is the most underrated school in the west, and that is a good thing.
by The Architect May 16, 2004
A private university located in California. Stanford is considered one of the United States' best schools, along with Harvard and Yale. Stanford is extremely difficult to enter. It has the lowest acceptance rate of Harvard and Yale.
My friend who got a 4.6 GPA and a 1600 SAT was rejected from Stanford.
by Considered harmful June 04, 2006
A magical place where it is rumored that learning takes place, although to those who enter it is often described differently afterward, as a beatiful land in which beer flows in amber currents next to a golden pasture, where virgins lie naked with gentle smiles upon their calm, inviting faces; but more precisely, a Shangri-La rite of passage into adulthood which involves rampant consumption of alcoholic beverages, flagrant and promiscuous sexual behavior, and a general and fundamental disregard for any form of responsibility by its habitants.
Thank you sir, may I have another?
by Phlagellum September 23, 2003
A school with no football team, but exercises that pride with the following t-shirt, i.e.
UCSD Triton Football: Still Undefeated!
by DoctorGrey September 25, 2004
A genre of music using no instruments besides vocals.
Examples of groups are Rockapella, Three Men and a Tenor, and Ascending A Cappella.
by Kevin December 06, 2003
1. State the produces more food than anywhere else, has crazy night life, large schools, hot women, a load of stuff to do, and a the longest beach anybody has ever seen.
2. A place you'll want to stay in once you visit get there.
3. Extremely diverse.
3. Much more entertaining than Texas.
by Surferdood September 21, 2003
Combination of 'decade' and 'hence' - the act of looking back at life 10 years hence and wondering why you did all the depraved things that seemed perfectly normal then.
Older and more mature now, we sat around the bonfire and laughed our heads off as we dived nostalgically into the decadence of 1999.
by Mohit Hira February 13, 2009