How big is UC Berkeley’s biggest class?

This fall, CS61A has more enrolled students than any other undergraduate course at UC Berkeley, with a roster of a whopping 1098 people. The Daily Clog investigates what this entails. Kai Ridenoure produced this video. Sources: Students enrolled, CS 61 class statistics, Berkeley’s undergraduate class numbers, Biology 1A, Nutritional Science
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Sleep, Study, Party: UC Berkeley Edition

We’ve all heard the warning. As college students, we’ve been told that we have to choose between sleeping, good grades and a social life. (If you haven’t, click here.) But we at the Daily Clog think Cal students are bright enough to juggle all three. We even made an infographic that’ll
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Did you make $250,000 last year? This Cal student did.

For sophomores, the greatest risk is usually signing up for a class in which you don’t know who the professor is. Meanwhile, Patrick Hop invested his $30,000 life savings in Tesla, a company that designs, manufactures and sells electric cars. By 2012, Hop’s investment turned into a $250,000 return. At the time of
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Quiz: Are you a good roommate?

As you transition back onto campus, adjusting to new and old roommates is always a challenge. Some of you have realized that you made the perfect roommate choice, while others have discovered that a best friend does not always equal a good roommate. Between overnight “guests” and cleaning duties, it can be
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Cal Dining, which operates the Crossroads facility shown above, is among the auxiliary organizations that will be affected by the new regulations.

Getting creative at Crossroads

With school just starting, you are likely still in the honeymoon phase of your relationship with the campus dining commons (assuming you are lucky enough to be equipped with a meal plan). There will come a time, however, when that honeymoon period ends. Vivid dreams about home-cooked food will become a
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UC Berkeley Bingo: first day of class edition

Well, Bears, the day has finally come. It’s the first day of instruction. Whether you’re super excited about your classes or just fulfilling a breadth requirement, most of us can agree that the first lecture of any class is pretty dry. While your section goes around playing two truths and a lie,
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What you should really take away from Welcome Week

It’s Welcome Week at Cal, and we at The Daily Clog know that this is a time of elation, reunion and intoxication. Welcome Week brings with it a host of memorable moments — and probably some that you won’t remember at all. But amid the hordes of wandering students and
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