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Why is the ‘Big Game’ not a big game?

College football is a tradition that many Cal students look forward to when they arrive at a Division-1 school. There’s something exhilarating about cramming into Memorial Stadium’s student section with hundreds of other fans and shouting “Go” — while the alumni answer back with “Bears” — at the top of your
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10 things you missed from yesterday’s Robert Reich panel

For those of you who are midterm-submerged, cheeks-still-bulging-from-Taco-Tuesday fare, the Clog has come to fill your political fix. To help you make those A+ contributions to your discussion (or impress that attractive poli sci GSI), we’ve compiled a list of the most important takeaways from the Federal Budget panel Wednesday
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Thursday app of the week: Launchy

Name: Launchy Platform(s): Windows, OSX, Linux Price: Free (donations welcomed) Mission: Save time by launching applications and other programs with quick keystrokes When it’s midterm season, every second counts. There is no time to waste. People aren’t even sitting to eat in the dining commons, and everyone is noticing how the
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A Guide to NOT Picking Roommates

How To: not pick the wrong roommates

As the home stretch for spring break approaches, most students have managed to zone out of at least a couple of classes every day and sleep through another few. Thoughts drift toward the freedom of spring break and even beyond that — all the way to summer. In fact, it’s
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Spectator's view of Cal vs. Stanford on Wednesday night

Why is the “Big Game” not a big game?

College football is a tradition that many Cal students look forward to when they arrive at a Division-1 school. There’s something exhilarating about cramming into Memorial Stadium’s student section with hundreds of other fans and shouting “Go” — while the alumni answer back with “Bears” — at the top of your
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Berkeley ranked fifth by people actually familiar with academics

In a recent article, we talked about how high schoolers ranked Berkeley as 27th in desirability. Well, it seems that senior academics disagree (called it)! Now comes the important question: Who has more authority, high schoolers or senior academics? High schoolers definitely know what they’re talking about when it comes
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Four unique ways to show your Cal pride

Tonight is the night. Haas Pavilion will fill with hopeful Cal fans as our basketball boys play one of the most defining games of the season. This game gives us another chance to claim the Pac-12 title. It is our last chance to cheer them on in our own stadium this
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Eight things we learned about uber-rich Berkeley alumni

The Clog recently learned a few things about exactly how much money UC Berkeley alumni can make. This gives us a little hope for the future of our bank accounts, but we still think it’s insane. Apparently we were recently ranked the 14th-highest university from around the world to churn
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Fresh Organic Vegetables Sold at Wilmington's Urban Farm

Berkeley’s got ‘beef’ with the budget cuts

Just one look at the front page of The Daily Californian, and it is not hard to see the economic problems that UC Berkeley and other public universities are going through, especially in light of the recent sequester. When the Clog came across an article detailing that many universities in the U.S.
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