Best spots to relish winter near Berkeley

Shasta and Kana
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The end of the semester means the beginning of winter, and unfortunately that means the start of sad shivers for many of us. But for those of you who love bundling in layers of clothing, trading your sandals for boots and frolicking in the rain, get excited to break out of your
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New York City on screen

New York City
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Although NYC is known for frequent celebrity sightings and run-ins, its landmarks and quaint locations are also often prominently featured in movies. Only after my six-week excursion did I realize that my sister and I actually visited a lot of places seen in movies. ‘Hitch’ I went to Columbia University
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Study spots in Manhattan

Central Park
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A week after finishing my freshman year at UC Berkeley, I packed some of my clothes, took my backpack with a few folders in it and flew to New York City. For the next six weeks, I lived with my sister in the heart of the city while taking a
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Free weekend

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As the semester nears its end, we’re all a little tight on funds. With midterm snack binging nearly every week and the recent Halloween costume splurges, this weekend for us at the Clog will have to be one completely free of charge. However, we can’t possibly fathom spending the entire
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Iceland day 2: the Golden Circle

Welcome back, everybody. It’s been a long road to get to day two of this hallowed journey through one of earth’s most wondrous locations. I, like our dearly beloved Frank Ocean, teased and teased and teased. My “keep your browser open and your mouse at the ready, for next week
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The best part of Paris

One Saturday in mid-June, after months of begging, I found myself standing in the security line at San Francisco International Airport, clutching my passport and a boarding pass for a flight to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France. I had an orientation in Paris the next day for my month-long summer abroad course and more books than were entirely necessary stuffed into my backpack.
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Iceland day 1: Reykjavik

Not to be disgustingly braggy, but I’ve traveled a lot. My mom’s job requires her to go to week-long meetings all over the world for free and, often, me and my sister will tag along. So my family has been all over Europe, and my mom and sister have traveled
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Trip to the Marin Headlands

Have the day off class or work and want to get out of Berkeley? Head over to Sausalito for some breathtaking views and some awesome photo-taking opportunities. Two things to keep in mind: Don’t go during the middle of traffic (like we did), and go on a clear day because
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Paris: an underwater experience

Ah, Paris! The city of love, the city of art and museums, complete with evenings dining on outdoor patios and sunny days spent walking upon the river. But what is there to do when the city of love is drowning? I had what I thought to be the unfortunate experience
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The wonders of nature

To all you Internet dweebs out there: Get ready to have your socks knocked off by the wonders of the outdoors. So drop the Pokemon tracker and get ready to explore the wonders of nature, courtesy of the Clog’s wilderness walk. Put your iPhones away for the day, we’re about to
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