I was reading the UC Berkeley English department newsletter and was extremely proud to learn that the department boasts the highest number of professors to receive the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award. “It is the highest teaching honor given by the university, and the selection process is rigorous: nominated candidates must pass through a meticulous review
The first time I got drunk was my third year of college. Pretty good considering I’d started drinking even before my teens, playing spin the bottle with sugary wine coolers—Seagram’s Tahitian Sunset—kiddie alcohol. But by the time I finished freshman year of college, I’d built up a fierce tolerance to mixed drinks and straight alcohol.