Have a robot text your girlfriend

Let’s be honest: Relationships are hard, especially when you’re with somebody who requires that you text him or her every other second. By creating a smartphone app that automatically texts your girlfriend (or boyfriend, to be all-inclusive) with a preset message, the Australian minds behind “BroApp” hope they’ve found a
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A typical day of a UC Berkeley student through Instagram

If you order coffee, but you don’t Instagram it, did you really order coffee? Social media infiltrates every hour of our lives. We’ve seen UC Berkeley students Instagram literally everything. (Is Facebook not enough for you people?) To understand the trend fully, we’ve timelined the quintessential day of a UC
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Picks of the Week

Escape the rain this week with some singing snowmen, jazzy blues, Wes Anderson wit and Pharrell jams. How could you go wrong? SUPERB screening of ‘Frozen’ It really doesn’t matter if singing Disney princesses aren’t your thing, or if you got a terrible frostbite once and cringe at even the
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A typical weekend hangover described in GIFs

Step inside a party over the weekend and you’re greeted by the thumping bass of dance music, an epileptic display of lights, red solo cups and a welcoming cesspool of drunken individuals. “This, right here, is what college is about,” you say to yourself. “I’m going to get laid tonight!”
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In the news: Facebook buys WhatsApp

More casual than texting but less creepy than Facebook chatting, “WhatsApp” has become enormously popular for college students looking to stay connected to everyone around the world. On Feb. 19, the company was bought by Facebook for $19 billion, the largest purchase of a company backed by venture capitalists ever.  
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A Harvard parody: 15 ‘hottest’ freshmen

Harvard sucks, but when they release their annual list of “Fifteen Hottest Freshmen” — a somewhat degrading and slightly arbitrary list of 15 people deemed attractive — we hate them a little more. So the Clog — realizing that everyone at Cal is hot — profiled 15 random freshmen. We
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5 unconventional ways to enjoy this rainy weather

Once you’ve lived in Berkeley long enough, you realize that this seemingly arbitrary rainy weather can be pretty annoying. Sometimes there’s so much rain we swear it’s monsoon season. And sometimes there’s that irritating, drippy rain that gets under your umbrella — the water form of someone pointing their finger
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Art a la carte: inspired by San Francisco

This week’s theme for “Art a la Carte” is our favorite big city: the veggie-loving, tech-obsessed, fog-filled, urine-smelling city of San Francisco. 1. If your one dream in life is to see San Francisco sans tourists, your dream has come true. Inspired by “rare occasions like Christmas morning and Super
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