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What happens on Sproul Plaza when it’s empty

Sproul Plaza. Historically a place of inspiring protests and social change. In our everyday lives, a place of aggressive fliering and slow walkers who think it’s genuinely okay to walk six people across. But what happens when there’s no one around on this seemingly ever-buzzing plaza? We at the Clog
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How to be safe when walking alone at night

Winter’s receding (if you could call it that), and spring is gradually approaching. The days are growing longer and it seems as if it’s safer to walk alone at night. Don’t be fooled, there have been a number of reports of crimes around campus lately, including an armed robbery at Unit 1, as
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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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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.
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Things to do this weekend instead of partying

It’s a beautiful night, and you’re looking for something fun to do. If you’re tired of getting drunk at the same old frat parties, don’t worry — the Clog has got you covered. Here are some activities you can do in the weekend besides going out to drink: 1. Climb
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4 ways to amp up any night

Having free time over the summer break is great, but it may even be too great, as one day blends into the next with monotony. Here are some tips to amp up the mild and sleepy nights in our own university city. 1. Have your nightly existential crisis — but
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