The ABCs of Greek rush

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Greek rush begins this weekend! You’d better school yourself in fraternity and sorority vocab if you want to get ahead of the game. For your reference, the Clog compiled a list of helpful terms that might come up during recruitment. Here are the ABCs of Greek rush: A (Alpha) Active: a student who Read More…

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Freshman problems that might actually be solutions

It’s the first few weeks of your first year here at UC Berkeley. Now what? As you transition, there will be a period where things might not go so smoothly. There will be ups an downs. But for every downfall, there will be a perk. Here are some ways to see the glass as half full. Read More…

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Ways to prepare for an earthquake in Berkeley

Given the recent earthquakes quaking and shaking the Bay Area, it is especially important to remember some earthquake-preparedness and safety tips and to know what to do in case of an earthquake (we’re looking at you, out-of-state students). There is no need to fret though, because UC Berkeley and FEMA Read More…

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Chancellor Dirks did the ice bucket challenge and it was awesome

This weekend, our very own Chancellor Dirks dumped a bucket of ice on his head in response to a nomination by MIT president L. Rafael Reif to help raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Chancellor Dirks assured everyone that the whole affair would be done in an eco-friendly way — the water was to be recycled for gardening purposes. Check out the whole fabulous video below, complete with Chancellor Dirks’s awesome hair. Read More…

The Clog wants to know: how important are university rankings to students?

It’s ranking season, and UC Berkeley has been topping best university lists across the world! The Daily Clog is taking a survey to ask you Golden Bears how much college rankings played a role in your final college decision. Share your thoughts below! Loading… Contact Nitisha Baronia at [email protected]