Tips for prospective students on Cal Day

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As a newly admitted high school senior visiting UC Berkeley, you are bound to make many newbie mistakes (as we all have). Here are some tips on how to do your first trip to your future home the right way! 1. Download YikYak to peruse the inner consciousnesses of UC Berkeley students. 2. Wear comfortable shoes,
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The struggles of Tele-BEARS

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Tele-BEARS Phase I is here: the dreaded yet beloved time of year when we get to plan our schedules for next semester before even having completed the current semester. It is a time of stress, new possibilities, creativity and worry. We at the Clog understand the many struggles of Tele-BEARS and have rounded
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How to host a prospective Golden Bear

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Meet Kimberly and Kanye. Both are high school seniors who have been accepted to UC Berkeley but are still undecided on attending. Before they submit their statements of intent to register, they decide to visit UC Berkeley for an overnight stay. Kimberly and Kanye spend a night with their respective hosts
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13 haikus for National Haiku Day


Happy National Haiku Day! Yes, the day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived: the day we get to use the oh-so-simple three lines and 17 syllables to express our deepest thoughts and feelings. We at the Clog thought we’d share our own haikus about the life and times of UC Berkeley
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How to Holi: tips and tricks for Sunday’s festivities

Colorful is always a good word to describe the UC Berkeley campus. But the vibrancy of campus pales in comparison to the annual technicolor insanity that is the Indian Students Association’s, or ISA’s, Holi celebration. Every year, students from across campus gather in the UC Foothill Lot to celebrate the Indian festival of
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9 stages of grief when your technology fails

We’ve all been there. It’s 11:58 p.m. and you have 120 more seconds to finish the essay you’ve been “working on” for a week but have actually been working on for only the past six hours. It is now 11:59 p.m. and your mouse is hovering over the fateful “Submit” button
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4 quick and easy ways to become more stressed

“Oh my God, I’m so stressed” is a phrase we’ve all uttered an exhausting number of times, whether it be caused by the impending doom of midterms or an overflow of backlogged homework assignments and essays. Stress Awareness Day on April 16 this year is meant to encourage taking a break
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What if Sproul Plaza didn’t exist?

“Sproul is to UC Berkeley as water is to camels and protein to vegetarians.” — UC Berkeley student walking through Sproul Plaza. Sproul Plaza: a place of merriment, motion and mysticisms. It is both a way station for wanderers and a plaza of frenzied pace. Music, food and drink await to
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