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Rain etiquette

Raindrops are falling on your backpack, in your shoes, on your textbooks and even on your face (though you’re not sure why this is happening given that you’re using an umbrella). Murphy’s Law has never been more in your favor than today, when you have to hike from Hertz Hall
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Lecture halls worse than Wheeler

Wheeler hall is actually not half bad for a lecture space. But everything looks greener on the other side, right? We at the Clog actually miss Wheeler Hall — for all its heat, humidity and ability to induce yawns. At least it was a semi-cheerful, partially-breathable room for us to
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5 resources at UC Berkeley you didn’t know about

We get it. UC Berkeley is huge, and there’s no way you can take advantage of everything it has to offer in four years, but no one said we can’t try. Here’s a list of campus events and resources the Clog thinks you should know about. The Loop So maybe dancing
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Music in ‘Angel Heart’ opera soars over storyline

It’s Sunday night, and Hertz Hall’s theater is dark but packed full of people. No one dares to move or speak as a chilling trill cuts through the silent air. More strings chime in, and the stage is illuminated to reveal a small orchestra of cellos. Their sound is crisp,
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Despair and joy at UC Berkeley orchestra benefit concert

The UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and UC Chamber Chorus treat audiences in Hertz Hall to a stunning performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

On May 10 and 11, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra performed Ernest Bloch’s “Schelomo” cello concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor to a packed house in Hertz Hall. The two pieces, separated by an intermission, contrasted each other in both tone and inspiration, coming together to display
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Nuclear Music: Ryuichi Sakamoto performs at Hertz Hall

Ryuichi Sakamoto is an artist who serves as much more than just an idol of perpetual creativity. The acclaimed 61-year-old year old musician has cultivated an extensive career as a concert pianist, film composer and founding member of the popular early 1980’s group Yellow Magic Orchestra, the latter of which served
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