Pros and cons of the ‘soda tax’

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Passed in November, Berkeley’s so-called “soda tax” is the first of its kind in the United States. The 1-cent-per-ounce tax on the distribution of sugary beverages brought in $116,000 in funds in March. We at the Clog think this is definitely a step in the right direction toward ending the
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How to survive a visit with your grandparents

Though most of our Instagram posts may show us at a poolside with friends, few of us care to show off our annual visit with our extended family members. Your grandma’s “famous” meatloaf isn’t quite as aesthetically pleasing as a fruit- and granola-laden acai bowl. We get it. Our required visitation with our
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10 ways that moving out can get even worse

It’s a well-known fact that the two most stressful days of the academic year involve moving in and moving out of our residence halls, apartments or houses — or really wherever we’ve been living all semester. Here are a few unexpected ways that an already stressful day can turn into something out
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Quiz: How fun will your summer actually be?

As finals have just finished, we’re all feeling a sense of euphoric hope for how great our summer will be. However, time has told us that as the summer goes on, some of us will be so bored that we actually miss the time we used to spend cramming in
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Places to tan in Berkeley

Are you missing the Southern Californian sunshine? Are you regretting your Bay Area internship after realizing that it’s coming at the expense of your tan? Well, we’ve been there too. But luckily for all of us, we have discovered some great places around Berkeley to tan and pretend you’re in the tropics — or the desert,
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One word to describe UC Berkeley

If you could describe Berkeley in one word, what would it be? We at the Clog asked students this question. Here are the results!   Image created with WordItOut       Contact Sophia Bylsma at [email protected]

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Table graffiti in Wheeler

Everyone knows that the desks in Wheeler are the perfect canvas to showcase the talents of all our school’s finest artists, deep thinkers and table destroyers. The auditorium houses a collection of masterpieces, some entertaining or thought provoking, while others might give you more nightmares than Miley Cyrus’s Instagram. For your
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