Where should you pretend to study?

Most of us are still in a state of denial over the dawn of a new semester. We don’t have our books, notebooks or pens, which means we can’t possibly be expected to accomplish anything remotely resembling work. But we want to project the appearance of accomplishment. To help you look
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Your first weekend in desserts

It’s been a long week. Even with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day off from classes, the first week has been rough. Getting into a new routine is always difficult and we at the Clog feel your pain. We’ve decided to take the time to celebrate something that never changes: your
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Light shed on a dark matter

Campus professor Geoffrey Marcy's resignation comes after concerns about sexual harassment in sciences

On Wednesday, in light of vehement public criticism of the campus’s response to the allegations, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Claude Steele accepted campus professor Geoff Marcy’s resignation.
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From Paris, with love

He was studying abroad from France at UC Berkeley, and I was a freshman, meaning we were equally new and lost on campus. He asked for my number so that he could “borrow my textbook,” and it started off the way any relationship does.
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Top 5 places to take your Tinder date

So maybe you’re coming back to school from a summer romance. Maybe you wanted it to be this way or maybe your master plan to snag a significant other just didn’t go as planned. Have no fear! Anyone who has Tindered knows that the app is most effective in college towns
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36 hours: a weekend in Berkeley

Taking a nod from the New York Times’ “36 Hours in …” series, we’ve compiled a list of Berkeley institutions that make the city its own. Whether you’re new to town or a local resident, take a weekend to fall in love — or back in love — with the sights, smells and sounds of Berkeley.
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Late-night study spots

During the summer, all of the campus libraries close before 9 p.m., but that doesn’t mean your work is also at a close. We’ve all tried to study at home during the night, but with your bed always in your line of vision and taunting you with its warmth and
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The best cold drinks in Berkeley

It’s summertime, which means it’s the season of iced and frozen drinks! We compiled a list of some of our favorite refreshingly cold drinks. Philz Coffee’s Mint Mojito Iced Coffee ($4 Small, $5 Large) Philz Coffee’s Mint Mojito Iced Coffee is to die for. It has the perfect balance of
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10 places around Berkeley to watch the World Cup

Who says the United States isn’t a soccer country? Well, it might not exactly be the most popular sport, but for the time being it’s pretty safe to say that a lot of people in Berkeley are positively jazzed about the USA’s soccer performance so far. Now that we’ve made it
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