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Power ranking: best and worst libraries on campus

The libraries — everyone’s favorite (and sometimes least favorite) places to study. From Moffitt to Morrison, we all crave the feeling of studying in a clean, quiet space of our liking. We at the Clog base our library ranking on three distinct criteria: the most enjoyable library experience, hidden gem
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More than just dad jokes

Sunday was Father’s Day — the day to appreciate that dads have more to offer than bad jokes and high-quality barbecue. Whether you’ve been raised with the gentle “wade-from-the-shallow-end” approach or the tough “push-into-the-deep-end” approach, we at the Clog can agree that our fathers have offered us much irreplaceable, valuable advice. And without it, we could never hope to navigate UC Berkeley or the rest of the confusing world around us.
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Finding your niche at UC Berkeley

After opening the acceptance letter plastered with the face of Amy Jarich, the woman who holds a mysterious allure surpassing even Chancellor Dirks’, my sense of self worth soared. It’ll be marked in my life history as my most monumental validation. It was perhaps the only time in my life where I felt as on top of the world as Oprah Winfrey does daily.
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Thoughts for prospective double majors

Even before I came to Berkeley, I knew I would major in English. What I didn’t know is that I would also fall so in love with molecules that I would go for Biochemistry, too. To all prospective double majors who are still on the brink of declaring academic labels, listen
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International students on UC Berkeley’s reputation abroad

As everyone knows, UC Berkeley is a very diverse school with students from all over the world. For the fall 2013 semester, international students represented 17.4 percent of incoming freshmen. In the United States, Cal is widely recognized as one of the top universities academically, but we’re also famous for liberalism,
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FOMO: fear of missing out

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I could hardly sit still in my room long enough to watch a TV show, and sometimes that drove me positively crazy. It’s acceptable to spend a Tuesday buried in books; try the same thing on a Saturday, and the fear of missing out, aka FOMO, rears its ugly head.
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Best pick-up lines according to major

“The way to a woman’s heart is the right pick-up line,” said nobody ever. Nevertheless, male suitors take it upon themselves time and time again to try and woo a lady with a trite motley of witty phrases. Oh, cheesy orators, when will you learn that honesty is the best
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The case for proofreading

I’m going to start with a confession: I recently turned in a paper about Henry James’ “The Portrait of a Lady” with a grievous mistake in the opening sentence. I called the novel “A Portrait of a Lady.” Needless to say, it was extremely embarrassing to have the paper returned to
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