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Fruits and vegetables to buy this season

Contrary to popular belief, the average college student diet shouldn’t rely solely on frozen foods and booze. When you’ve decided it’s time to evolve from the nightly ramen splurges and drinking binges, step into the market and try buying these fruits and vegetables to expand your dietary horizons. This list
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A love letter to Trader Joe’s

Everyone has their happy place. For us at the Clog, it’s the hallowed halls of Trader Joe’s, and we think it’s high time we properly confess our one true love for the only grocery store in our life.
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How to buy groceries like a real adult

Contrary to popular belief, a college student’s food pyramid shouldn’t consist only of instant ramen, coffee, dining hall food and booze. For those of you who just moved into your first apartment, it’s probably the first time you’ve had to prepare a meal for yourself and (gasp) buy your own groceries.
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Coffee stops for busy Bears

We at the Clog can agree on one thing — coffee is our life juice. If you’re completely new to the thriving coffee scene in Berkeley, here are some suggestions for coffee stops on the way to commonly-frequented places among UC Berkeley students.
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Halloween candy alternatives

The two-for-$5 deals for Halloween candy at Safeway and Walgreens are so appealing. The candy is conveniently right by the register, which is dangerous for the impulse shopper. This year, don’t go to Walgreens with the intention of grabbing paper towels and DayQuil and end up leaving with those items plus
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Grocery shopping for dummies

You always enter Safeway with a plan: no impulsive buys, only the essentials. But despite good intentions, you always leave the supermarket with a cart full of Pop-Tarts, seven boxes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, marshmallows and a giant bag of spinach that spoils within the week. For those of you
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A survey of Berkeley’s major grocery stores

Paying an extra dollar for an essential good does not seem like much. But this can add up to a big portion of your budget in the long run. To help Cal students decide where to shop, the Clog surveyed major grocery stores in Berkeley and compiled a list of their prices for
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