Spring 2024

Splash Biography

LUCIANA BENZAN, Sophomore studying Spanish Lit & PoliSci

Major: Political Science and Spanish

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: 2023

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Luciana is in her second year at Cal studying Spanish Literature and International Relations. She hope to eventually get her degree in library science and work to keep kids excited about learning, whatever form that might take. She currently plays for CAL Women's Rugby and can also be found at Golden Bear pool. In her free time she plays a lot of Minecraft and also customizes clothing with her embroidery skills.

Past Classes

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X709: Minecraft Speedrunning: Classic to Hypermodern in Splash Spring 2021 (Mar. 13, 2021)
Ever wanted to learn how to beat Minecraft in under 20 mins? The best of the best can do it in under 15. In this class learn what it takes to beat Minecraft, several styles of speedrunning, game mechanics to help your runs, and just step by step guide to beat the game. This class is great for anyone, whether you've played the game since beta or if this is your first exposure to Minecraft. Speedrunning is a cool skill set that can be built really quickly and a great way to experience Minecraft and get to know certain game mechanics. This class will be focused on 16.1 random seed glitchless speed running but will briefly explain the other forms.