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5 reasons why Berkeley is the best college town

Your four years as a university student involve more than an education; after all, what matters perhaps most of all is feeling comfortable in the atmosphere of your school. So here are a few reasons why we think any prospective student would be more than happy to call Berkeley their home away from home.
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Quantum of solace: The Berkeley Rose Garden

No matter how much we love it here at UC Berkeley, we all need a break every now and again. Whether due to the impending spring break and the culmination of midterms, we find ourselves anxiously clawing to break out of that UC Berkeley bubble now more than ever. But where
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An interview with TED speaker Adora Svitak

Activist, published author, public speaker and, best of all, UC Berkeley student, Adora Svitak arguably has achieved more in 17 years than most people can in a lifetime. But it isn’t her honors, her accolades or even her proven genius that sets her apart; it is her undying passion for and dedication
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How to react to a tour group: a UC Berkeley student’s guide

At UC Berkeley, the tell-tale sign of spring isn’t blossoms in bloom or newborn squirrels frolicking around campus. It’s shell-shocked high school seniors and their parents, roaming the campus in hordes behind a college student walking backward. Once again, college-admissions season is upon us — a fact made all too apparent
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Small awkward situations UC Berkeley students experience

As awkward as you may be, there are some situations that have made or will potentially make you feel even more uncomfortable than you already are. What sucks even more is, most of these situations are out of your control. So be prepared to experience some of these scenarios if you haven’t
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Better with the lights off: Campus by night

Whether it’s a deep conversation or donuts from King Pin, some things are just more interesting and more appealing late at night. If you’ve ever taken a walk through UC Berkeley at night, you know that campus is no exception. But if you haven’t done so or just don’t know what
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To pass or not to pass? That is the question

For those that don’t know, the last day to change the grading option for classes is April 3. This gives UC Berkeley students approximately a month to decide on whether or not they should play their semesterly “get out of jail free card.” We at the Clog understand some people might
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