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The basics of Quidditch at Cal

Yes, UC Berkeley has a Quidditch team. Quidditch, as in the game that Harry Potter plays at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in one of the most memorable book series of all time. If you’d like to know a little bit more about this fantastic team that’s actually applying Read More…

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Burying the dead: an interview with Professor Thomas Lacquer

Recently, the Daily Clog had the pleasure of discussing the forthcoming book “The Work of the Dead” with author and UC Berkeley professor Thomas W. Laqueur. Laqueur received his doctorate from Princeton University and began teaching at UC Berkeley in 1973. Perhaps more importantly, he also has his own Wikipedia page. If you’re curious, a Read More…

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Plant happy: growing a new friend in your living room

If plants could talk, they would say: Cardinals are red, Bears bleed blue, Chia Pets are definitely cute, And that means more responsibility for you. Despite the misconceptions and fear of responsibility, caring for a plant is one of the few things in life that can have more benefits than Read More…

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A week in events: Oct. 20 to Oct. 26

Dreading the second wave of midterms and trying to put off studying? Here’s a plentiful list of events you can attend to distract yourself! Whether you want to get your organic-vegetable fix or get involved in the startup scene around Berkeley, this week is filled with opportunities for you. Monday, Read More…

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5 places to go in Berkeley for $5 or fewer

Picture this: It’s a Friday night after a long and tiring week. You and your roommates begin planning a night full of lavish food, bubbly drinks, desserts and a night on the town. You’re all getting hyped and picking out your hottest outfits — then you all begin to stop. The Read More…