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Give me liberty or give me laundry

We could go on forever about all of the glorious parts about being home. It’s where the heart is — as well as the freedom from washing our own dishes. We get to spend time with our parents, and more importantly our dog, while dodging the responsibilities that weigh so heavily on us during
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Crossroads for everyone

Each residence hall-dwelling student faces a question that every parent will eventually ask — how’s the dining hall food? This Thanksgiving, you could tell them, or you could show them. We’ve created a guide to recreating some of Crossroad’s signature dishes so your parents can truly engage in the Berkeley dining
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What to pack for Thanksgiving break

It’s always hard to know what exactly to pack for your short trip back home (or wherever you’re headed) for Thanksgiving break. Do you pack clothes for the weekend, or do you rely on the remnants of whatever you have in your closet back home? Do you bring back books,
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Cal gear to get while your parents are in town

We at the Clog love our parents, and we especially love how excited they are for us that we go to the No. 1 public university in the world. So for the few days that they’re around while you’re moving in, you should take advantage of that excitement to go Cal
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Why sisters are the best

As you grow up, the unimaginable happens. You become best friends with your siblings. How that magic happens, no one knows exactly, but you can’t run away from this truth. We at the Clog just wanted to shout out to these sisters in your lives that you may or may
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Things we take for granted at home

Things we take for granted at home

Summer break 2k16 has finally arrived, and already most of us are lazing around at home. Whether you’re staying for a short week or the entire three months, home offers many comforts that we’ll quickly grow used to once again and take for granted. While the excitement of being liberated
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Post-finals to-do list

We at the Clog are all too aware of the crushing pressure of our finals week “to-do” lists. Somehow you need to relearn an entire semester’s worth of information for four classes in a too-short amount of time, in addition to getting some semblance of sleep. The list of things
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Letter to Parents

Dear Mom and Dad, this one’s for you

Amid the excitement as the school year of 2015-16 is finally coming to an end, let’s not forget that Mother’s Day will be the kickstart to our beloved finals week. Not long after that is Father’s Day. Whose smart idea was it to put them so close to each other?
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Why vacation with your parents is the best

There seems to be a myth surrounding spring break that most people travel to some exotic location with their friends and drink sugary virgin margaritas in a resort until they puke their guts out. You’re supposed to get irresponsible tattoos of your friend’s frat letters on your butt cheek and go
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