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If the Campanile were like Big Brother

Most of us have read the infamous book “1984” by George Orwell and wondered how awful our lives would be under Big Brother. Being the imaginative souls we are, we at the Clog decided to help you with your daydreams (daynightmares?) about intrusive governmental policies by giving you a list of ways
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Celebrity resume: Gwyneth Paltrow

It’s summer! For everyone not in Berkeley, this means enjoying the sun, eating food, gaining weight, watching TV, and taking a complete mental and physical break from school. For students in Berkeley, summer means … internships. We at the Clog are sure that many of you have been tirelessly editing and
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Memorial Day and similar holidays around the world

In the United States, Memorial Day means taking some time off with our families to remember those who died serving the country’s armed forces, before making a beeline for barbecued chicken. We celebrate with potlucks and a lot of proud red, white and blue amongst family and friends, but we’re
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Memorial Day playlist

Memorial Day was created out of a desire to honor our fallen veterans during the Civil War. By the 20th century, Memorial Day had evolved to encompass all Americans who had lost their lives in battle. We at the Clog have compiled a list of 30 songs to listen to
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Food and TV show pairings

So much to do and so little time. You might be thinking we are talking about studying for finals, but you, my friend, are quite wrong. We know that all you want to do right now (and all the time, really) is eat and watch TV, the greatest of all
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Power of the ‘like’: a note on social media mind games

As college students, we constantly find ourselves procrastinating on our phones by perusing our classmates’ social media profiles and pictures, and occasionally posting. So you post a selfie on Instagram, and after constant scroll-downs to refresh your feed and see who liked it … there it is. Your crush just liked
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Things to do before going home

Soon, the last two weeks will flash across the calendar, and it will be time to embrace the summer vacation and return to home sweet home. Before you dive into the state of studying at the library 24/7, you may want to take a minute to think of your plan after
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Quantum of solace, episode 4: Berkeley Marina

While it may not appear at first glance to be the optimal site for our solace-seeking selves to kick back and escape our Berkeley lives, the Berkeley Marina actually has a lot more to offer than a polluted harbor and a smog-filtered view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Especially now,
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Ways to celebrate Cinco de Cuatro

Cinco de Cuatro has been celebrated May 4 predominantly as a regional holiday, originating in Newport Beach, a seaside town in Orange County. It’s a fairly recent holiday, dating back to 1982. Legend has it that a notable Newport family, the Bluths, were the folks behind it. According to Wikipedia, the
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Which Berkeley street are you?

We have a quiz to tell you what you’ve always wanted to know: which Berkeley street you would be. Take our quiz and find out if you’d really be the street you’re living on, a street near campus or one of the big names. Good luck! Image Source: Daniel Parks under Creative Commons
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