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Carpe (per) diem

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As college students, we always seem to be complaining about our lack of money. Budgeting is really just an added burden to studying, sleeping and doing laundry, and it’s all too easy to open our wallets and let those little green papers take care of our troubles. No wonder students find themselves short on
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Berkeley theater adapts to new generation

Theater companies are struggling to garner funds and attract young audiences. This means that they must form new models of approach.

I f conversations about the state of live theater were plugged into a word cloud generator, right next to “Hamilton” in the biggest font would be phrases like “limited resources” and “aging audiences.” Theater has had a high-profile past year, but not everybody can be a “Hamilton.” For nonprofit theaters
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Can’t stop the feelings

Cutting Room Floor

In an acting class I took, we once had to bring in an object that would spark one of our senses and summon feelings — someone brought fuzzy pajamas, my instructor described a memory associated with the smell of oranges. I brought in multi-colored dinner mints. You know the terrible-tasting
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Quiz: Are you an Alexander or an Aaron?

The Broadway smash hit musical “Hamilton” has officially swept the nation. In wake of its 11 Tony Award wins and its record-breaking 16 nominations, this production has ushered in a new era of not just theater but also education. In order to commemorate the Fourth of July, we at the Clog would like to recognize this musical that highlights key moments in our nation’s founding and has actually brought some life to the repetitive American history we have been learning about since fifth grade. Even though this musical is historical both in what it’s doing for theater and in its content, we would like to focus on the important questions. Are you an Alexander Hamilton or an Aaron Burr, sir?
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A lit Fourth of July playlist

We at the Clog know that no summer event is more important than the Fourth of July. And possibly the most important part of making sure you have a fun Fourth of July is making sure your playlist is as lit as the fireworks you’ll be watching. We have 13 suggestions for you to commemorate, criticize and celebrate Independence Day and everything it stands for. So grab a beverage and friend of your choice, kick back with your pocket copy of the Declaration of Independence and toast the fireworks as you listen to this Fourth of July playlist.
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Tunesday: Broadway’s best and brightest

  As the Tony Awards approach, we at The Daily Californian wonder what musical antics James Corden has up his sleeve and whether Lin-Manuel Miranda will perform a rap as his acceptance speech. But when you’ve been listening to the “Hamilton” soundtrack on repeat since September and you’re waiting for
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