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Essential clubs for fall semester

As the summer approaches, you may be reevaluating the past year and rethinking your extracurricular activities. Which ones did you really like? Which ones have you decided not to rejoin when school starts up again in the fall? Maybe you’ve realized that your true interests lie in an as-yet-unfounded extracurricular,
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UC Berkeley liberalism: then and now

The average afternoon at the Free Speech Movement Cafe, more commonly known as FSM, is a hubbub of activity. Sunlight filters in through the clear glass doors. Students order coffee and apple clouds, have shouting conversations over the whir of the loud blender and jockey for a free seat when
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Upholding the FSM legacy: a how-to guide

Fifty years ago today, UC Berkeley students surrounded a police car as part of a 32-hour protest after the arrest of Jack Weinberg, who had been tabling for the Congress of Racial Equality on Oct. 1, 1964 when campus police apprehended him. The protest — which combated a university regulation prohibiting advocacy,
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The Clog’s favorite Free & For Sale posts

If you’ve ever been a UC Berkeley student on Facebook, then hopefully you know what Free & For Sale is. For those of you who don’t, first come out of the cave you’ve been living in and get with this thing called the Internet, and second, it’s a group on
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The 3 types of midterm zombies you might become

As midterms begin, you may see more students than usual walking on Sproul Plaza with red, sleep-deprived eyes and carrying cups of coffee and blue (actually green) books. Everyone reacts to the stress of midterms in different ways, but here are three different types of midterm zombies you may encounter
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