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BART adventures: Embarcadero

We often forget that Berkeley is but a short hop, skip and jump from one of the largest cultural meccas in the United States — San Francisco. The easiest way to travel there for most UC Berkeley students is taking BART, so we at the Clog have decided to find fun
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Oakland Museum of California

What to do if bored, lonely in Berkeley

Whether you’re in Berkeley taking classes or working at the perfect internship, chances are that most of your friends are back home and you’re close to falling into a cycle of boredom and Netflix. In order to conquer that boredom and subsequent loneliness, we suggest getting to better know the
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Dipsea Trail overlooking Stinson Beach

8 activities to keep you active in Berkeley this summer

Stuck in Berkeley this summer and tired of seeing your friends posting their Thailand adventures on Instagram? Just because you’re here doesn’t mean you can’t be having fun too. Trick yourself into thinking you’re on vacation by switching up your routine and getting active with these fun exercises. 1. Windsurfing
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Pros and cons of the ‘soda tax’

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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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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What’s in the water?

In light of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s recent announcement about potential changes to tap water color and taste, we at the Clog will certainly be investing in a Brita filter. But it might be easier — and cheaper — for us if the problem were stopped at the source. So, we thought about
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New swing at Big C!

On a Wednesday night hike to the Big C, we spotted two graduating seniors, Kathleen Keh and Aayush Khurana, struggling with ropes where the old swing used to be. It was only on our way down, with a turkey gobbling in the distance, that we realized they were setting up a
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Quantum of Solace, episode 3: Tilden Regional Park

Perhaps you cope with stress by spending time alone with your thoughts. Perhaps you vent to your best friend. For that matter, perhaps you vent to your worst frenemy, your mom or even your roommate. Maybe you’re a little more highbrow and love to go to a good botanical garden. Or you’re
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Politics of Memorial Glade

The weather is looking up, classes are winding down, and more and more people are spending time outside. It is almost summer, and we at the Clog speak for everyone when we say that it could not come soon enough. While we understand that you should enjoy the nice weather
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Earth Day date ideas

Although not usually considered a romantic holiday, Earth Day is a great opportunity to show your sensitive and sustainable side to potential new S.O.’s. Here are a few tips to help win over any tree hugger this Earth Day.     Go to an Earth Day festival Seeing as we live in
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