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Notes from a creepy laptop watcher

If there’s one thing that we at the Clog can always depend on UC Berkeley students to do, it’s to always keep things interesting. This is the reason why people-watching has always been one of our favorite pastimes, and it’s also the reason why laptop-watching is just as amusing. Nothing
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The eternal search for Wi-Fi

“But it’s a university,” my father groaned into the phone exasperatedly. “The Wi-Fi is supposed to be excellent!” On the other end of the line, I sighed. Over the course of the past two days, my father, the brilliant engi-nerd and my go-to tech support guy, had gotten multiple frantic
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9 stages of grief when your technology fails

We’ve all been there. It’s 11:58 p.m. and you have 120 more seconds to finish the essay you’ve been “working on” for a week but have actually been working on for only the past six hours. It is now 11:59 p.m. and your mouse is hovering over the fateful “Submit” button
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Taking care of yourself is not a luxury

Safe, Sane and Consensual

“What are you doing to take care of yourself this week?” The five of us in the Tang Center support group stared at each other. At the olive green carpet. At the second hand ticking away in the wall clock. Four minutes until our weekly hour and a half together
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