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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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Interpreting Berkeley’s weather

Does anyone else ever notice that the weather forecasts for Berkeley never really seem to reflect any truth? The forecast will say that it’s 54 degrees and cloudy so you wear a cozy winter-y outfit. Then, as you’re walking through a sunny part of campus, you think to yourself that you would have been
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At the end of the red brick road

“How was going home?” asked Shamaya Pellum, a college adviser in UC Berkeley’s College of Chemistry. I’d dropped into her office to do a quick degree check between classes. Her head of exuberant curls glowed in the afternoon light. I picked a teal-covered Ghirardelli chocolate off her desk; my fingers
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Sketches of UC Berkeley from student perspectives

To incoming freshmen, UC Berkeley is a daunting and novel universe. Newly admitted students know little about the campus’s social and academic scene besides what they’ve read on College Confidential threads and in Facebook groups, while current students have had semesters of experience to adjust to UC Berkeley’s environment and can easily
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Breeding the tech elite

In a time of growing uneasiness between local residents and tech employees within the Bay Area, UC Berkeley students are increasingly drawn to the riches of Silicon Valley

Earlier this week, I found myself at a Facebook recruitment meeting in Dwinelle Hall, filing into a lecture hall with other undergraduates gathered eagerly at the prospect of working for one of the Silicon Valley’s most lucrative companies. As tech hopefuls lined up, resumes in hand, to talk with recruiters,
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