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Most of the freshmen I’ve met in my first three weeks have agreed that Berkeley is a big place. I myself moved from a small suburb of Los Angeles with some 25,000 people to a school with just about the same number of students enrolled. In an effort to explore Read More…

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Weekender Picks

The Berkeley World Music Festival is this weekend. On Saturday stop by cafe venues along Telegraph Avenue and hear music in People’s Park. On Sunday Telegraph Avenue between Dwight Way and Durant Avenue will turn into a street festival and beer garden. Both days are free! —Anya Schultz   Stanley Read More…

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10 things that all UC Berkeley dancers can relate to

Whether you’re in a large, showcase-hosting group such as Danceworx or a smaller troupe such as Velociraptors, there are certain truths of the Berkeley dance community that you and a few hundred other UC Berkeley dancers know to be self-evident. From AFX to Abba Modern and from Main Stacks to [M]ovement, here are Read More…

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Quick and easy ways to clean out your closet

While stuffing as many clothes as possible into your suitcase seemed like a good idea at the time (aka the night before you had to move in), now that you’re here in Berkeley, having every shirt you own seems kind of unnecessary. When will you ever need to wear your UCLA sweatpants again? Read More…

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Off the beat: Berkeley on a Saturday night

“Separator” by Radiohead was whispering through my headphones, and it was that part where the guitar kicked in — one of those parts of a song that holds an indescribable sway. There was still some chocolate ice cream left to dry on the underside of my right forearm, and my face and shirt were slightly sticky with sweat. Read More…

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A week in events: 9/8 — 9/14

Classes may be well underway, but there is still lots of fun to be had! This week, on-campus events boast everything from social media info sessions to dance classes to juggling club performances to gallery openings. Around town, there are several big music festivals happening as well as some comedy and open-mic nights. Here are the Clog’s top picks for the week: Read More…

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Ways to prepare for an earthquake in Berkeley

Given the recent earthquakes quaking and shaking the Bay Area, it is especially important to remember some earthquake-preparedness and safety tips and to know what to do in case of an earthquake (we’re looking at you, out-of-state students). There is no need to fret though, because UC Berkeley and FEMA Read More…