The night ended late watching Icona Pop and the Joy Formidable perform at Viceland.

Playlist of the week: SXSW standouts

The annual SXSW music and arts gathering took place in Austin, Texas, a few weeks ago for 10 glorious days in the sun. Known for its reputation as a hype-creator, the festival allows any band to apply to play a showcase and follow their big rock star dreams. It is
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MUSICALITY

Research suggests music as a possible medicine

Music can be one heck of a drug. Literally, once you’re hooked on a certain song or album, there’s no telling what plethora of emotions you’ll be experiencing. For students here at Berkeley, music is a quintessential part of the culture. Just look around Sproul and count the number of
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GoodSearch

Thursday app of the week: GoodSearch

Name: GoodSearch Platform(s): The Internet Price: Free Mission: Help out the Berkeley community A search engine that gives money to charitable causes when you use it seems too good to be true, but it’s not. It’s called GoodSearch, and it has a pretty cool business model to turn your searches
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Oski in love

Secrets of ‘wooing’ a Berkeley woman

Spring is setting in, and boys, you know what that means: tank tops, shorts and bikini-clad girls on Memorial Glade. During those cold winter months, you may have forgotten about the existence of that other sex under layers of bulky, cozy clothing, but we’re sure that these warm weeks to
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Girl hit by arrow gains internet fame

Girl hit by arrow gains internet fame

Field trips may have been fun at one point in our lives. Now they’re just trips to Doe to check out how the incomprehensible cataloging system operates, or they’re light walks to the Campanile to admire some structural aspect of the singing bell tower — boring enough that you wish
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Five words to spice up your vocabulary

We’ve all been there. It’s late at night, and you’ve just started your six-page essay that’s due tomorrow. Well, technically today, because it’s 2 a.m. It’s you versus the paper. You’re frantically writing, eyes glued to the word count at the bottom of your document. You don’t want to sound
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We Spy: Sproul turns weird during ASUC elections

You can expect a few new things on Sproul this week if you’re brave enough to take on the ASUC election campaign members that #OccupySproul. Upon entering, the sea of giant signs being waved about will overwhelm your eyes, with names and faces you may or may not recognize (depending
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An average conversation during ASUC elections

With the ASUC election almost here, you may be wondering what you’re in for. We’ve told you different advertising methods campaigners have up their sleeves, but the Clog thought you may be curious about how exactly these renowned friend-makers converse with fellow students (voters). Walking down Sproul will be a
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Overlooking Anza

Travel Tuesday: Berkeley’s unlikely oasis

It was during one of those sweltering September heat waves that the Clog discovered the magic of Lake Anza. You know, those scorching weeks that make you doubt everything you’ve learned about Berkeley? Like, if the specific heat of water is so high, why isn’t the bay cooling you down?
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