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The apocalypse: dead week 2016

Early Tuesday morning, there were several reports of grey-ish students with black, dead eyes wandering slowly and aimlessly around campus. The only thing to be heard amidst the eerie silence was the wind scattering the leaves in every direction. For the few brave souls who dared to cross Sproul, they walked
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How to get out of your finals

The worst fortnight of the year has hit us yet again: dead week and finals. We’re all dreading the hours spent in Main Stacks poring over books (or sleeping on them) and really would rather not fill our brains with (debatably) useful knowledge. We’re anxious about our grades in each class
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Why staying single these holidays is more beneficial

It’s that time of year again, when Michael Bublé serenades our ears with Christmas songs and we fuel our Starbucks’ red cup addiction with the justification that it’s in the holiday spirit. We at the Clog are beyond excited that it’s finally socially acceptable to bring out our ugly Christmas
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Where to take your date to really impress them

Congratulations, you have a date! Be warned, however: Berkeley goggles won’t keep your date from noticing if you plan a half-assed outing. The Clog has your back. Our top romance experts brainstormed a list of unique and charming date ideas for your next fall outing. The Big C Nothing says
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Quiz: why are you sick?

Goodbye first half of the semester, hello germs. Now that it’s week eight, it seems as though everywhere you turn, someone’s coughing so hard that they end up hocking up a loogie or blowing their nose so vigorously that it seems like they’re rehearsing a complex trumpet solo. The air is
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How to be as low maintenance as possible

As the semester drags on and midterms and papers continue to slap us in the face, the struggle to get out of bed and put effort into looking presentable for our tragically difficult days as UC Berkeley students becomes more and more real. Now that you’re at the halfway point
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How to get away with eating in Main Stacks

It’s midterm season, meaning that we’re constantly tired and hungry. Even though we can take intermittent naps in Main Stacks without people disturbing us, eating a small or even a large snack is no easy feat. Based on people and events we’ve seen (remember, actions truly do speak louder than words),
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