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Power rankings: UC Berkeley dining halls

We all have complex relationships with the campus dining halls. Some of us love the variety and unlimited food they offer, others hate the bland and sometimes unappealing menu options. No matter which side of the spectrum you fall on, there’s undoubtedly quality food and great experiences to be had
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The return of Berkeley bites

Greetings fellow Golden Bears, the time has come for us to return to our gloriously decorated institution of higher learning. To ease the pain of returning to the Bay, we at the Clog have complied some Berkeley bites that remind you there’s no place quite like Berzerkeley.
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Cal Dining: no ‘shirt,’ no service

2 cents on 2 sides

On my first day working at Cal Dining my freshman year, my manager explained in a condescending, matter-of-fact tone that if someone was wearing too little clothing, I should refuse to serve them. Aside from specifying that every customer must wear shoes, tops and bottoms, however, my manager never explicitly
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Game day survival pack

For some of us, our first Game Day experience occurred when we were too young to remember anything but feeling like the tallest person at California Memorial Stadium. On the shoulders of a parent or tossed into the air like a Hail Mary, we felt our brief moment of levity synchronized
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How to meet your significant other in Berkeley

Here at the Clog, we’re acutely aware of the fact that our alumni got called out as some of the nation’s least-dateable people. We Cloggers reject that. Have you looked in a mirror lately? You’re beautiful. There are plenty of ways to meet your significant other in Berkeley. Just read our handy list of five
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How to avoid (or gain) the Freshman 15

It can be difficult to keep the Freshman 15 in mind when you go to the dining commons or out to dinner with a group of new friends during Welcome Week. Berkeley’s foodie culture means there’s no shortage of options to enchant your taste buds and keep you exploring the
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Eat this, not that, when your parents are in town

Are your parents coming to visit? Do you want to show them the famous Berkeley cuisine and not the $5.99 pizza you order from Domino’s? Are you excited to explore restaurants that you can only afford when there’s an adult picking up the tab? Maybe you’re simply ready to eat
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