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Quiz: Which famous UC Berkeley alum are you bound to become?

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NOVEMBER 19, 2018

Not to toot our own horn or anything, but UC Berkeley turns out some pretty impressive alumni, from Olympians to megamillionaires. So many, in fact, that the chances of you (yes, you!) becoming one of these stars in the sky is relatively possible, potentially even feasible. So have you ever wondered which famous UC Berkeley alum you are bound to become? Well, we at the Clog are here to tell you the answer!


  1. What are you doing on a Friday night?
    1. Lost in Dwinelle in a heated philosophical debate about Socrates. Can you say, “Party”?
    2. Hitting the gym #beastmode
    3. Combing my perfect hair and getting ready to break a leg onstage.
    4. Conducting a prank that consists of pyrotechnics, popcorn, 40 pounds of fishing line and the seventh-floor lounge of Norton Hall. Its no big deal, though.
  2. What’s your major?
    1. Classics
    2. Social welfare
    3. English
    4. Electrical engineering and computer sciences
  3. How can we reach you?
    1. Vote
    2. Turn on ESPN
    3. Have your people call my agent
    4. Call me, text me, email me, but to be clear — I own an iPhone
  4. What is your “ice” of choice?
    1. What is this “ice” you speak of?
    2. A Super Bowl ring
    3. An Academy Award
    4. A rose gold Apple Watch
  5. What’s your go-to quote?
    1. “You’re all welcome in California.”
    2. “I’m just here so I won’t get fined.”
    3. “Not a fan of spiders. I saw the movie “Arachnophobia,” which was single-handedly rated in the top-three worst choices of my life.”
    4. “Never trust a computer you can’t throw out of a window.”
  6. What’s your dream nickname?
    1. Moonbeam
    2. Money
    3. You’re too cool for a nickname. But you have so many fans that they’ve given themselves a name: “The Pine Nuts”
    4. Woz
    1. Congrats! You’re destined to live out every Cal student’s dream: becoming Jerry Brown. Don’t be surprised if there’s more blue in your future. Yale Law School, anyone?
    2. Do people refer to you as “Beast Mode” a lot? Because it’s settled: You’re destined to be the next Marshawn Lynch. You’ve got the swag, you’ve got the skill, and you’ve got the social welfare degree — so pretty much, you’ve got it all going on.
    3. Do your favorite movies include “Wonder Woman” or “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement”? If so, that may be a little narcissistic, considering you’re destined to be Chris Pine. Well, to be honest, we wouldn’t blame you if you did like your own movies — you are Chris Pine, after all.
    4. Smile through the sweat, pain and tears of your CS classes because one day you will be Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and your $100 million net worth can buy you whatever puts a real smile on your face.


Contact McKenna Hathaway at [email protected].

NOVEMBER 25, 2018