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Signs you had an 8 a.m. lecture

Hopefully not all of us have had an 8 a.m. class during our college careers, but if you have, you know the feeling: the struggle of getting up two (to five) hours earlier than your roommates, taking a shower half awake and walking up the literally never-ending Berkeley hills to your
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Best places to meditate on campus

With the stress of finals and dead week, sometimes you may be in need of a quiet place in which to meditate. Luckily, our school is not stressful at all, and basically everything on campus is calm at this time of the semester. We at the Clog have mapped out
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Reasons you should be more stressed

Internet memes and Tumblr posts love to poke fun at the high levels of stress that cripple college students’ lives. While finals and debt are the frequent butt of these jokes, we at the Clog would like to remind you of even more things you should worry about. Sure, there are
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Quiz: How many assignments do you have due this week?

“What assignments do I care about least?” “What’s the lowest grade I can possibly get without failing out of this class?” It’s that time of year again, when every student has started to ask these pressing questions. With finals season just around the corner, we at the Clog decided to make
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Thanks, UC Berkeley

Alas, the U.S.’s and Macy’s favorite holiday has finally arrived. That’s right, turkey- (or tofu-) loving friends, Thanksgiving is finally here! This slight break in our academic lives gives us all the opportunity to think about what’s really important. We can take a break from readings, quizzes, bCourses reading responses and
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Natural homemade face masks

College can be stressful, and as a result, our skin is often negatively affected. The Clog, however, believes that self-care is important, especially when we’re in the midst of an über-stressful semester. You deserve to care for your skin, so we’ve crafted a list of simple, yet highly effective, face masks
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When your lectures are webcast as television shows

It’s about that time in the semester when midterms are in full steam. And besides copious amounts of stress and anxiety building up, the lack of time to eat and sleep have also resulted in extreme hunger and tiredness. Every fiber of your being is telling you to hit the
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Spring DeCals we need now

It’s that time of year again when distressed UC Berkeley students can all be found simultaneously screaming at their computer screens. This can only mean one thing: class registration. Along with navigating the labyrinth of CalCentral (Why are there registration phases?), people also have to tackle the task of finding courses
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