Free weekend

As the semester nears its end, we’re all a little tight on funds. With midterm snack binging nearly every week and the recent Halloween costume splurges, this weekend for us at the Clog will have to be one completely free of charge. However, we can’t possibly fathom spending the entire
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Rum and Coke: una Cuba libre?

In the 1950s, according to my Barcelona-born-and-raised abuela, the most popular alcoholic drink (besides beer and wine) was a Cuba Libre — essentially just rum and Coke. I found the name heavily ironic, considering Cuba’s current socialist regime under Castro, and promised my grandma I would enjoy one while visiting Cuba.
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Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrate at Dolores Park

On Easter Weekend 1979, three men marched down Castro Street dressed in traditional nuns’ habits. The men — Ken Bunch (Sister Vicious Power Hungry Bitch), Fred Brungard (Sister Missionary Position) and Baruch Golden — wanted to call attention to sexual intolerance and social problems in the Castro District, and so
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