Transferring is inherently political

Community-less College

Neil McClintick

Two years ago, I cried on the steps of De Anza College. I felt ashamed by the realization that I was a part of the single-digit percentage of Cupertino students who ended up going to community college. My internalization of this stigma knew no bounds — I would hide my
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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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Tale of a Berkeley sock

Hi, I’m a Berkeley sock. No, that doesn’t mean I’m covered in blue and gold and have giant C-A-L letters written all over me. It just means that I’m a sock that lives in Berkeley. Anyway, this past week has been pretty rough for me. Most socks spend their whole
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Power ranking: backup majors

“You can’t always get what you want.” These wise words sung by The Rolling Stones accurately depict the struggle at UC Berkeley (well, maybe in the entire world but maybe even more so at Berkeley?). These are the words we UC Berkeley students live by, from not getting the desired
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When your lectures are webcast as television shows

It’s about that time in the semester when midterms are in full steam. And besides copious amounts of stress and anxiety building up, the lack of time to eat and sleep have also resulted in extreme hunger and tiredness. Every fiber of your being is telling you to hit the
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Nobel Prizes for the unaccomplished

Theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions, ending a 50-year-long civil war, the synthesis of molecular machines — these are the accomplishments that garnered Nobel Prizes in 2016. Their achievements are truly modern miracles of thought. While this year’s winners showcase their world-changing achievements, we at UC Berkeley continue to toil
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