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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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4 things everyone hates about Berkeley but comes to love

When you first come to Berkeley, it’s normal to be overwhelmed by the urban, grungy and retro environment. However, once you have been here for long enough, you will start to embrace the chaos and maybe even enjoy the speed of Berkeley life. Telegraph Avenue: “…all the men with potbellies
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13-05-08 Meal Points, Get Them While You Can

Meal points for sale: Get ’em while you can!

Around this time each semester, the air around Berkeley typically reeks of desperation. With finals but a few days away now, the collective brains of Cal students have been fried to the point where all kinds of weird things can happen. Last semester, someone finally lost it and attempted to
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