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The Cal Kronicle


INSIDE THIS ISSUE: banquet bingo, new member profiles and circle k holiday wish lists! inside this issue: ban ia p ec


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The new kids on the block! Learn about new members on PAGE 1!

the new faces

The best thing about a new semester? The new faces. This fall semester, Circle K welcome ning, working it out at service projects, laughing it up at socials, and cheering their hearts o put some faces to them. Here is the 411 on a few of the members you’ve been hearing so mu Major: Peace and Conflict Studies

Major: M

Wants to go to: Menthon, France

Wants to

Listens to: “Toi Plus Moi” by gregoire

Listens t City, “Kis

Goes to the movies to see: N/A

Kira Bartholomew

Reads: Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Goes to t

CKI is: Welcoming

Reads: P

Loved: Oakland Zoo Spruce Up

CKI is: L

Writing about myself is very difficult because I am very shy. I am very excited and enthusiastic about the things I enjoy and about the causes I support. I can’t wait to become more involved in Circle K and make a difference in the community!

Loved: M

Ye Like mus

Judy Tung

from san marino, ca

from canada

Major: Bioengineering


Wants to go to: Africa


Listens to: “You Found Me” by The Fray, “Remedy” by Jason Mraz, “What About Now” by Daughtry


Goes to the movies to see: The Dark Knight


Reads: White Teeth by Zadie Smith


CKI is: Awesome


Loved: Edgewood Toy Drive

I don my p


Well, I guess I’m just me! I love a good laugh, trying new things, and meeting new people. I am so excited to be a part of Circle K here at Cal.

Stephi Hamilton

Rana Lau

from oakland, ca

from surandai, india

Samantha Lui from porter ranch, ca

Major: Integrated Biology Wants to go to: Europe Listens to: “Secrets” Goes to the movies to see: Rob-B-Hood Reads: Angels and Demons by Dan Brown



CKI is: AM

Loved: Ma

I love childre ing. My favo watching th


of Circle K

ed over 40 new dues-paid members, and since September, they’ve hit the ground runout with the other Circle K’ers of Cal-Nev-Ha. You’ve heard their names. Now, it’s time to uch about. (We’ve done all the digging so you don’t have to.)

Molecular Cell Biology

Major: Political Science

o go to: Taiwan

Wants to go to: Petaluma and San Leandro

to: “Vanilla Twilight” by Owl ss the Rain” by Yiruma

Listens to: N/A

the movies to see: The Ugly Truth

Goes to the movies to see: Motorcycle Diaries

Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Reads: Fredrick Douglas


CKI is: Eventful!

Masquerade Ball

Loved: Night On the Town

s, Judy loves many things shrooms and ice cream, wha la! And Circle K she loves.

I like cookies. In fact, the word “cookie” was my first word. I like to paint realist paintings. I’ve been drawing since I was seven years old

Jocelyn Newton


from buenos aires, argentina

jor: Undeclared


nts to go to: London & Phuket

tens to: N/A

s to the movies to see: Forrest Gump

ds: N/A is: Spirited

ed: Fenton’s

Major: Business/Environmental Economics

n’t bite! Sorry if I look unpleasant in picture. I’m “smiling with my eyes.”

Wants to go to: Paris, France Listens to: “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz Goes to the movies to see: N/A Reads: Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah


CKI is: Friendly

asquerade Ball

en, animals, and volunteerorite color is green. I also love e show, Supernatural.

Loved: N/A

Nancy Mai

from oakland, ca

I like to eat fried bananas and green tea ice cream. One of my favorite quotes is: “Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.”



Major: N/A


Wants to go to: The Silk Road

Wants t

Listens to: “Super Girl” by Super Junior


Goes to the movies to see: Million Dollar Baby

Goes to

Reads: Arabian Nights


CKI is: Refreshing

CKI is:

Loved: The event where we picked up trash at the swamp and fught with tongs afterwards.


Hi, I’m Li. I’m a second year switching OUT of architecture. In my spare time, I like to bother my roommates and rest.

Li Lin

from shanghai

Brian Huang from elk grove, ca

Major: Economics


Wants to go to: France


Listens to: “Rock Star” by Hannah Montana


Goes to the movies to see: Hannah Montana: The Movie


Reads: Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald


CKI is: Selfless


Loved: Barnes & Noble Gift Wrapping


Hi everybody! My name’s Daniel. During my senior year of high school, I was a member of Key Club. Besides Circle K, I am also a Residential Hall Assembly Co-Representative. I plan to go to law school when I graduate from Berkeley, but until then, I think I’ll have a lot of fun with Berkeley and Circle K!

Daniel Ganz from san jose,ca

Albert Wang

from rochester, mn

Major: N/A


Wants to go to: Fiji


Listens to: “You Got It Bad” by Usher


Goes to the movies to see: Dirty Dancing Havana Nights


Reads: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini


CKI is: Entertaining


Loved: Baking rice krispies

L w a

Hi I’m Nilomi and I am a first year. I’ve had so many amazing experiences here in CAL and can’t wait for more to come. As much as I love it here though I’ll always be representing SoCal :)

Nilomi Shah

Josh Taylor

from rochester, mn

from los angeles, ca


I like lon family a I have be have gre have a gr



Major: Astrophysics


Wants to go to: Some otherwordly planet with friendly creatures

to go to: Spain

s to: “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Michael Buble

Listens to: “L’orologio Degli Dei” by Giovanni Allevi

o the movies to see: 500 Days of Summer Life’s Little Instruction Book

Goes to the movies to see: Watchmen


Reads: Lord of Chaos in the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan

Fall Training Conference

ng walks on the beach and relaxing messages. I love my nd my dog very much. My friends are my friends because: eaten them unmercifully at 13, Speed, and/or UNO; they eat hair; they got me drunk and took advantage of me; I reat time with them; they make me laugh; or other.

CKI is: Supercalifrajeliciousexpialadocious!

Angelo Ricarte from la mirada, ca

Hello I’m Angelo! I really love Circle K and I know I’ll stay in it for four years. With its quirky, nice people, this is where I belong.

Major: N/A

Major: N/A

Wants to go to: Minnesota to visit old friends

Wants to go to: Hong Kong

Listens to: “Raver’s Fantasy”

Listens to: “Evacuate the Dance Floor” by CASCADA

Goes to the movies to see: Princess Mononoke

Reads: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Goes to the movies to see: District 9

CKI is: Fun

Reads: The Da Vinci Code

Loved: Concession Stands

CKI is: Awesome

Unfortunately, I haven’t done much Circle K stuff this semester, but hopefully I’ll be able to do more next semester. In my free time, I usually try to convince myself to study or do homework.

Hi. I’m Natalie and I’m from Los Altos in the South Bay area! I’m a first year and it’s pretty awesome being in Circle K :]

Natalie Kwong from los altos, ca

Major: Political Science and Japanese

Major: N/A

Wants to go to: Tokyo, Japan

Wants to go to: New Zealand

Listens to: “You Belong With Me” by Taylor Swift

Listens to: “Sweet Child O’ Mine”

Goes to the movies to see: District 9

Goes to the movies to see: Finding Nemo, Mean Girls

Reads: Jurassic Park

Reads: Harry Potter and Dan Brown

CKI is: Fun


Loved: Fall Training Conference. A weekend of workshops, games, friends, and insanity. What’s more to love.

Sally Kim

from pleasanton , ,caca from la mirada

Hi! I’m a first year who was obsessed with Key Club back in high school, so when I found out about UCB Circle K, I was ecstatic! As cheesy as this may sound, I love UCBCKI, and it truly has made me feel like part of a giant family overflowing with ser vice and looooove :)



Major: N/A Wants to go to: A Circle K event! If not there, then anywhere with my friends Listens to: “Let Me Love You” by Mario, “Down” by Jay Sean Goes to the movies to see: Transformers Reads: Eragon CKI is: AWESOME Hey Hey. So my name is Chris! I love meeting new people and I love doing community service, I have for a very long time. Now, you may notice that i tend to have a lot of energy, even in the morning. And for more info about me, come say hi! I’d love to meet you!

Chris Tung

from alameda, ca

Yenny Rosli

from bandung, indonesia

Wants t Korea, E

Major: Political Science and Psychology Wants to go to: Italy


Listens to: “The Way I Am” by Ingrid Michaelson

Shera Kwak from orange, ca

Goes to the movies to see: Love Actually

Goes to ful Mind

Reads: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini


CKI is: Stupendous!

CKI is:

Hey guys! My name is Shera Kwak and I’m a first year at UC Berkeley. I’ve been in the Kiwanis family for four years and am SO excited to continue ser ving in the family. I can not agree more with the Circle K motto “Live to Serve, Love to Serve.” So let’s continue to ser ve! :)

Ummmm doodle, d ti-social else to sa

Michelle Tran from orange, ca

Wa Major: N/A


Wants to go to: Europe, especially France Listens to: “D.A.N.C.E.” by Justice

Go Sh

Goes to the movies to see: Forrest Gump


Reads: Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson


CKI is: Whimsical


Loved: Children’s Halloween Festval Hey, my name is Jeff and I like to try new things. I enjoy playing sports whether it be football, badminton, etc. I spend the majority of my time watching TV, hanging out with friends, and sleeping at obscure times. Start a conversation with me sometime.

Jeffrey Kwan from claremont, ca



Laura Redmond

from coto de caza, ca


Hi ha ma an in

Major: Microbiology Wants to go to: The North Pole or South Africa


Listens to: “Permanent” by Jason Reeves and Colbie Cailatt


Goes to the movies to see: The Terminal and Up! Reads: Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer CKI is: SMILE Hi guys! I’m Yenny Rosli and I’m a third year transfer student... I just want to say that Circle K is awesoommeee!! =) Wants to go to: Alaska

to go to: Everywhere, especially South Europe, and Neverland!

Listens to: “Fix You” by Coldplay

s to: “Abracadabra” by Brown Eyed Girls

Goes to the movies to see: Pursuit of Happyness

o the movies to see: Up! and A Beautid, Ratatouille

CKI is: Succulent! Loved: Chaparral House

Ella Enchanted Inspiring

mmmmm, I’m Michelleyyyy. I like to sleep, eat, ownload videos and volunteer. I’m pretty anand shy but I’m friendly. I don’t know what ay! :( I have a RBF :D

Airi Takashima from torrance, ca

Coming to college, I joined Circle K expecting it to be just another community ser vice club, but it has grown into so much more than that. Every one of you is so absolutely amazingly stupendously bombdiggidy, and I’m so so excited to spend the next four years with you all. Me? I can’t live without cilantros, Food Net work, chocolate and my dog. Talk to me; I’d love to meet you!

oes to the movies to see: Anything Disney and hawshank Redemption

eads: The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards

KI is: Smiles!

oved: Children’s Halloween Festival


stens to: “Geek in the Pink” by Jason Mraz

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ants to go to: Africa or Thailand

I’m Laura! I joined Circle K because doing service ALWAYS makes me so appy, but I found out there are so many other things (and people!) that ake Circle K that much more awesome! I love animals (especially dogs nd hummingbirds), kayaking, working with kids, frozen yogurt, dancing the car, anything Disney, the beach...I like too many things :)



Wants to go to Major: Business and Physics Wants to go to: San Diego

Listens to: “G Bondoc

CKI is: Amazing

Goes to the mo

Loved: A Night on the Town social

Reads: Fastfoo

CKI is: Spirite

I‘m Steven Kamen and I’m an intended Business and Physics major. I have no idea what that will lead to, but it sounded like an interesting combo! I loved Key Club in high school; it was my life. I can’t wait the upcoming four years of Circle K. I hope the experience is just as amazing, if not more amazing, than my past in Kiwanis International.

Steven Kamen

Kenny Gallanosa from chula vista a.k.a. san diego

from san diego, ca

Major: IntegIntegrated Biology

Major: His

Wants to go to: The arctic isolands of northern Canada to see the Aurora Borealis

Wants to:

Goes to the anything b

Listens to: “The Way You Make Me Feel” by Michael Jackson Goes to the movies to see: Star Trek

Reads: Har The Adven

Reads: Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer

CKI is: FU

CKI is: Amazing

Loved: Fal

Loved: Hiking to the Big C to meet new people I am a sophomore and a Grey’s Anatomy and GLEE fan

Kimberly Wu

Ray-Ann Villahermosa (they’re the best shows on TV). If you give me taro milk tea from carson, ca

from temple city, ca


from los angeles, ca

with boba or taro ice cream, you’ll make my day.

Hola! I’m Kim Club, but I st able and had cool! I know

Major: Business and psychology

Major: Ma

Wants to go to: Australia to see koalas

Wants to

Listens to: “Almost Lover” by Fine Frenzy

Listens to

Goes to the movies to see: Little Miss Sunshine

Goes to th

Reads: A Million Little Pieces by James Fray

Reads: Th

CKI is: Bombdiggity

CKI is: Am

Loved: New Member Orientation

Hi, my name ing basketb school, I had join Circle K rience; I’ve h while helpin

Hello all! I am currently a freshman enjoying going out on random adventures and eating lots of interesting foods such as the fondant au chocolate from Beard Papas. Yumyum! Also, volunteering is a must!

Eileen Zhao

Dubbed the name call me Kenny G. so that’s why I jo dancing, volleyba the showers.) I lo and exciting and spirited. I can’t w


Perry Yee from sunnyvale, ca


Wants to go to: EUROPE!

o: New Zealand

Listens to: “Train Song” by Feist & Ben Gibbard

Gentlemen Don’t or She Is” by Gabe

ovies to see: Ocean’s Eleven

Goes to the movies to see: Y Tu Mamá También

od Nation by Eric Schlosser

Reads: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway


CKI is: Riddikulus

e Kenneth Jordan Gallanosa, but most just . I was involved in KIWIN’S in high school oined this fine institution! I enjoy ballroom all, playing piano, and singing (but only in ove Circle K because all the events are fun d the people are always entertaining and wait for my years to come in UCB Circle K. :]

Loved: Fenton’s Challenge

Helen Weng

from san diego, ca

My name is Helen, and my catchphrases are “Google it”, “dat beeeech”, and “fosrs???” I enjoy long walks on the beach (fosrs), speaking in heavy accents, and terrifying people with my knack for memorizing everything ever posted on Facebook. Also, I like elephants.

story Travel through time!


e movies to see: Finding Nemo and by Hayao Miyasaki and Isao Takahata


rry Potter, Because of Winn Dixie, The Bell Jar, ntures of Huckleberry Finn, and MUCH more!



ll Training Conference

mberly, and I’m a first year! My high school didn’t have Key till participated in community service clubs that were availd fun in all of them! Circle K is awesome and the people are w it’s the club for me because I always come back smiling!

aterials Science and Engineering

Wants to go: Back in time

go to: Japan

Listens to: “Hey Jude” by The Beatles

o: “Fireflies” by Owl City

Goes to the movies to see: Up!

he movies to see: The Dark Knight

Reads: The Book of the Dead by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

he Harry Potter series

CKI is: Bubbly!


Loved: Newsletter committee meetings

e is Perry! When I have free time, I enjoy playball and catching up with friends. During high d a blast being in Key Club, so I knew I wanted to K in college. Circle K has been an awesome expehad a great time meeting all of these new faces ng out the community.

Claire Hwang from saratoga, ca

Though my other activities keep me from being super involved at Circle K, I love the cheerful faces I see at every meeting, event, and social. I enjoy sleeping in, wasting money on passion fruit milk tea with mango star jelly at Quicklys, and doing the Daily Cal crossword everyday.



Wants to go to: Venice, Italy Listens to: “Do You Remember” by Jay Sean Goes to the movies to see: You’ve Got Mail Reads: The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory CKI is: Infectious Loved: A Night on the Town Social After her memorable experiences with Key Club for 4 years of high school, Tara couldn’t wait to join Circle K at UCB and participate in all it had to offer. She wants to thank her Circle K friends for making her transition from the San Diego suburbs to the Berkeley city much easier. With three and a half more years to go, she’s excited to see what else she’ll do with Circle K in the future. Go Newsletter Committee!!!

Tara Wu

from san diego, ca

Major: Molecular Environmental Biology Wants to go to: Europe Listens to: “Fireflies” by Owl City Goes to the movies to see: The Notebook Reads: Harry Potter CKI is: Spirited Loved: Jack O’ Lantern Jamboree HEY, I’m Whitney. I am a first year, and I was in my high school Key Club for four years. I hope to continue my dedication to Circle K here at Cal. Oh, and I love frozen yogurt more than ice cream. :)

Whitney Pol from carson, ca

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Holiday Wishlists Iris H.

Darrell H. John M. Helen W.

Brian H.

Up DVD! A lunch date 2010 calendar PANDA! Your numbuh

Tyrannasaurus Rex My own island-resort Chopsticks Yogurtland Something shiny & spiffy

Peace on earth To win the lottery Awesome clothes A legit cowboy hat A new car

An elephant. A big one. Funny stories from Lily! Cute stuff to ear MORE TIME A bakery & a baker

Snow Mistletoe Holly Chestnuts A surprise

Nina Y. Vincent L. Lena L.

Joe V.

Sally K. Up DVD! New shoes?


A blue stand mixer Baking materials Pretty stationary Glittery stuff Shiny stuff

Angelo R.

Gloves Zip-up sweater/jacket LARGE

CD or DVD Purple tie White chocolate

Chris T. Tiffany N. Fruittli gum Something that can keep me occupied FLO!

Free reading books!

Mimi D. Kathy H. (Minty) mints because Josh ate all of mine, and they taste so goood!

POST-ITS! Reese’s Miniature Cups A LOUD alarm clock Clean Care Contact Lens Cleaner Cool stuff

The Lost Symbol Earrings Yam Cookies Something sparkly

New bike Scary movie (scarier than Shutter) Rope

Keiko T. Shera K.

The consolidation of Sheet music to obscure Central California classical piano pieces A doggy A time turner A cat that acts like a dog Things to make me laugh Front wheels for my bike Hermione’s Time Turner


Twilight New Moon Eclipse Breaking Dawn Edward or Jacob

Pens Vincent poppa! Flomy! 500 Days of Summer or Up DVD

Laura R. Jeffrey K. If someone has a dog in Berkeley and ever needs someone to walk it, play with it, obsess over it, I miss my dog!

Cool post-its Circle K tee A job Tissues

Scarf Raincoat Circle K shirt An internship

Judy T. Dmitriy S. Kimberly Big Bang Theory Seas. 2 Flowers Lost (any season) Food! Health & happiness

Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens A job to pay for the above Long-lasting love? Margaret Chiu

For everyone to have a great holiday & new year!

T. Tieu Tiffany O. Tiffany O.

Pumpkin pie with whipped A good book to read cream A good movie to watch Chick flicks A good CD to listen to Rainboots Something good to eat White chocolate milk A PONY... really Glow in the dark stars




Circle K’er

BINGO! Rules:

Mingle & find the Circle K’ers that fit each description. You can only use each Circle K’er once. The attendee with the most points wins a prize All newsletters will be collected at 8:15pm. (Don’t worry – the newsletters will be returned to you.)

Your Name ______________

10pt Question!

Name 3 of the 4 Circle K’ers who posed for the Fall Training Conference fashion spread in the October issue.



Has never been out of Attended a meeting of every Dressed up as an Alice in Wonderland character during the committee this semester the country (3pts) Halloween Festival (2pts)

Likes to wear black Is a board member (1pt) (2pts)


Is an Astrophysics ma- Went to Masquerade jor (3pts) Balll (3pts)

Is a twin (3pts)


Is/Was a ballroom dancer (2pts)

Has run a marathon Was in student gov’t before (2pts) during high school (1pt)

Was/is a CalSo coun- Is an undeclared major Part of the Tri-Creeps Was born outside of the (2pts) selor (3pts) U.S.A. (1pt) during CKI North (2pt)

Is graduating this semester (3pts)

Has run a marathon before (2pts)

Was in the FTC skit

Joined Circle K during the spring (3pts)

Is a Kiwanian (2pt)

Has never donated blood (2pts)

Owns a pet (1pt)

Is a new member (1pt)


Plays a musical instru- Was a Key Clubber (1pt) ment (1pt)

Taught a workshop at Was a board member Has been to concession Is wearing nail polish (2pts) FTC (3pts) stands (2pts) today (1pt)

Is from a different Circle K club (3pts)

Is a Key Clubber (2pts)

Can speak Russian

Stayed at Berkeley for Survived Assassins (2pts) Thanksgiving (2pts)



Is a District board member (2pts)


Served on a District committee (1pt)

Stayed at Berkeley for Has won a raffle prize summer school (1pt) at general meeting (1pt) Is a vegetarian (1pt)


Total Points: ____ CAL KRONICLE

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