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5 untraditional ways to spend your Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching and with it pressure to love all things red, white and blue. But we at the Clog know that not everyone’s idea of the perfect Fourth of July involves a barbecue, fireworks and lawn parties, so we’ve come up with some alternative ways
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Choosing life and strength over suicide

Safe, Sane and Consensual

I was stone-cold sober and doubled over the gutter on Haight Street in the middle of a sunny Saturday, vomiting. The street smelled the way it always does — of piss and trash with the occasional waft of Salvadorean food. It was nauseating. My friends hovered over me, a little
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30 trips to take before class starts

So here you are at Berkeley, lounging again in your room, mulling in your head about whether you’ve milked every last sun-swollen drop of the season. For those of you with adventure still buzzing in your veins, we at The Daily Clog have prepared a list of the perfect weekend
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Collection of the Oakland Museum of California

‘Peter Stackpole: Bridging the Bay’ showcases intersection of engineering and artistic vision

New technology allowed Stackpole to take stunning shots of bridge construction and the Bay

At first, the construction workers would reflexively pose as photojournalist Peter Stackpole would raise his camera to capture photographs of them at work. Eventually, Stackpole bonded with the crew, and he became just another one of the boys on The Bridge, at which point the workers wouldn’t even notice the
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Inside the world’s safest house

Tucked in an unassuming neighborhood in a district two miles southwest of the UC Berkeley campus, the “world’s safest” house stands boldly. And so does Eugene Tssui, a Cal alumnus and the house’s architect. In the past 20 years, the pair has challenged conventional wisdom and defied architecture’s status quo. Buying
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The view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the Tiburon-Angel Island ferry.

5 prime Bay Area vacation spots

Berkeley is a great place to hang out and many people come here to tour on vacation. But believe it or not, there is plenty more to the Bay Area and Nor Cal than our university. (Mind-boggling, right?) So if you’re living in Berkeley this summer, you should consider traveling
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