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One way to earn $40,000 playing video games

Doesn’t that sound nice? Well here’s our bit of advice: Be good at StarCraft, like really good. Then, see if you can join Cal’s Starcraft team and compete and WIN in the most appropriately named, epic-sounding tournament ever: Collegiate StarLeague. Seems like a stretch? Well, apparently not for Cal’s own StarCraft team,
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Finding love … or just ‘UC Berkeley Hook-Ups’

If you use Facebook, which you probably do unless you actually have a life, you should know by now that the ubiquitous networking site has become a Godlike fixture in society. Apart from Google — which is also creepy as hell — Facebook knows more about you than your best
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Laughing is the best medicine

As we all get settled into the semester, the excitement of returning to this incredible school begins to die down. Sure, reuniting with friends and returning to extracurricular activities are awesome, but classes are picking up the pace, the days are getting longer and the assignments never cease. When you
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10 random facts about Commencement speaker Steve Wozniak

The “Wizard of Wozillia” will return to his alma mater this May as keynote speaker for the 2013 Commencement ceremony. Bam, that’s Berkeley. You all know about Woz, Steve Jobs and Apple and how the entire modern era of computers is basically a footnote of their work. But did you
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Six lessons to learn from this year’s Oscars

The Clog was procrastinating Sunday night, watching the Oscars live feed. While some may argue that the Oscars lacks relevancy and is merely a parade of overpaid celebrities taking part in an antiquated and self-congratulatory ceremony … we couldn’t help but realize how many Berkeley life lessons could be taken
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Cal Track and Field demonstrates Bear athleticism

We know, no one really follows track and field all that closely. It’s not exactly a team sport, since the team scores are just the sum of the individual sports. But while track and field is a not a team sport, it is the epitome of athletic prowess. And Cal’s
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6 thoughts you have in the last 5 minutes of class

You’re in your favorite class taught by a professor you idolize. You might even be one of the lucky students who is lectured by Robert Reich or Paul Rabinow. But some days, no matter what the situation, you just can’t focus in class. Here are five trains of thought that
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Ranking our schools

Berkeley ranked 27th by reliable source: high schoolers

There’s always been a deserved fuss over college rankings, and understandably so. It’s hard to answer the question: What is a good education? Is it a large knowledge database, analytical development, networking, access to professors, a good community or getting laid all the time? An article published in the Quarterly
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The possible downside of famous professors

One of the perks of going to Berkeley is all the big names it attracts. At Cal, we get to interact with and learn from some of the most distinguished and recognized in their fields. It’s pretty cool to say you actually heard [insert epic name here] speak in person,
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