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7 meals around campus for less than $7

As a college student, you dread the steadily dropping numbers on your bank account and cry at the sight your piling credit card bills. With most of your expenses going toward tuition and rent, the money left over can barely cover the essentials. Can you really afford to go to
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6 places to buy smoothies around campus

1. Jamba Juice Always a classic, Jamba Juice wins big points in our book because of its convenient location at Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue. Also, because it’s a chain, we’ve known our order by heart for years, so when we go in, all we have to do is decide
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Best lunch deals around campus

“Where shall we eat?” is undoubtedly one of UC Berkeley students’ biggest and most feared questions. Choice is evidently a terrible thing, and we at the Clog have decided to compile some of the best lunch deals in Berkeley to ease your decision making. Gourmet food for a great price 1.
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Jamal, owner and operator of both Banana Sam’s and Hummingbird Cafe on Euclid Avenue, emigrated from Syria to the United States in 1985 at the age of 24. Jamal left Syria to study in the United States and escape the country’s escalating violence, but was unable to return for 20 years.

The Smoothie Man

Berkeley smoothie store owner watches the war back home in Syria from afar

Editor’s Note: Jamal’s last name has been removed from this story in the interest of his family’s safety.  By the time the customers start arriving in the morning, Jamal has been up for hours. He woke at 5 a.m. and drove from his home in Richmond to an Oakland wholesaler
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Where to buy coffee in Berkeley for less than $1.50

Every student at UC Berkeley needs one thing to survive the daily high-stress schedules to which we submit ourselves: liquid energy. Worm dirt. A cup of joe. We’re talking about coffee. We know you don’t want to spend any more than necessary on your daily dose of caffeine, so here
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Thumb Wars: The Great Divide

Is Northside or Southside a better place to live in?

Team Northside The immediate response for many people when faced with Northside as a living option is that it’s too far from everything else, i.e. Southside. I’ll admit that was my original stance. But after living in the nether region north of campus for the past nine months, I’ve come
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