Javier Panzar was walking in Sproul Plaza today when he spotted these “lawn” chairs, which may be a sign that Cal is almost finished for the year or an expression of hope for better weather. “This is the Berkeleyiest thing I’ve seen in a while,” Panzar tweeted (@jpanzar).

Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside and CItyside co-founder, is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman...