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Crawling Berkeley: Cafe edition

With midterms coming up, it’s not a rarety to see Berkeley students setting up tents and camping out for coveted seats in the libraries. But we at the Clog understand that library studying isn’t for everyone, so we’ve compiled a list of our favorite cafe’s — one for each day
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Playlist of the week: Grin and bear it!

As time progresses, it seems like the hip and trendy thing to do in the music world is name your band after an animal. It doesn’t matter if it’s a mammal or a fish or even a mythical creature (psssst Little Dragon). It’s scientifically proven that it increases coolness points by
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Finding UC Berkeley in popular music

The intersection of hometowns and hymns in the history of popular music has produced anthems as mythic as Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York,” Lynyrd Skyryd’s “Sweet Home Alabama” and Tupac “California Love.” But what about Cal — your home away from home? Who cares about the Golden Bear? This
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We Spy: UC Berkeley on Jeopardy

You had better know the answer to this one … “The Play” has made an appearance on the game show Jeopardy, and it’s a perfect way to start looking forward to next year’s Big Game and our new coaching staff, headed by Sonny Dykes. Even more important, though, is the
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Monster’s University based on Berkeley’s campus?

As if we didn’t already go to the coolest college in existence (you are disowned if you do not agree), Pixar just gave us one more reason to toot our own horns as Berkeley kids. The prequel to everyone’s favorite animated monster movie, “Monster’s, Inc.,” uses parts of Berkeley as
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Graph Search

Five reasons the new Facebook search was made for stalkers

Facebook is slowly rolling out Graph Search, making Facebook stalking even easier. Unlike the old search, which was clunky, the new search is powerful and has a clean, modern design that delivers fast and accurate results. Facebook stalking is no longer just for the creepers — it’s for the masses, and
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Six tips to get shut-eye

You turn off the lights. Leisurely draping the blankets over your worn shoulders and fluffing the pillow from beneath your weary head, you lounge languidly in repose. Soundlessness deadens your senses. The puffs of tiredness bunched at the bottom of your eyes overtake you, and you find yourself drifting off
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A Random Important Alumni

A really important random alumnus

When we’re given the responsibility speech by our parents at the tender age of 10, then again at 12 and 16, once more at 18 and for good measure at 21 — as if we hadn’t been drinking all this time — there is always some mention of following in
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Girl Scouts on Sproul

Are Brownies the future Cal petitioners?

There is popular speculation that Thin Mints are a more socially acceptable version of crack. Well, the dealers have returned to satiate our cravings. We’ve spotted little Girl Scouts strategically stationed on the borders of Sproul Plaza, selling what we all know them for: cookies. We at the Daily Clog
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