Thanksgiving outfit guide

Thanksgiving is a marvelous time of the year. Not only do you have a great opportunity to spend time with your family, but you also have the chance to make a fall fashion statement. On top of this, there are few days of the year specifically centered around the act of eating,
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Quiz: Which Thanksgiving food are you?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we at the Clog couldn’t be more excited. From the mashed potatoes to the turkey, we’re more than ready for a full tummy of food — we’re starving college students, after all, and it’s about time that we enter a Thanksgiving-induced food coma
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Thanksgiving Table

How to prepare for those dreaded Thanksgiving dinner questions

You’re sitting around the dinner table surrounded by mounds of delicious food and the conversation is freely flowing. You finally get to see your favorite baby cousin, and the room is full of happiness and laughter. Suddenly, your aunt, who’s always trying to “get with the times,” decides to offhandedly bring up that
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Bingo: Thanksgiving edition

Thanksgiving is one of the most memorable — and hectic — celebrations of the holiday season. Sure, it’s always fun to watch the football game with your cousins, engage in impromptu debates with your grandfather or help your parents stuff an oversized turkey into the oven, but sometimes you just need a
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National Turkey Month: a Thanksgiving-inspired wrap

Most of us associate turkey with Norman Rockwell’s idea of Thanksgiving, but as it turns out, June is National Turkey Month. But seeing as June is a bit too warm for a plate of stuffing and gravy, we at the Clog decided to make a Thanksgiving-inspired turkey wrap that’s light enough
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Flags representing European nations.

Memorial Day and similar holidays around the world

In the United States, Memorial Day means taking some time off with our families to remember those who died serving the country’s armed forces, before making a beeline for barbecued chicken. We celebrate with potlucks and a lot of proud red, white and blue amongst family and friends, but we’re
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School of Little Revolutionaries

Turkish politics are ruining my dinner plans

Two blocks from my apartment on the corner of a busy street is a restaurant called Sinem. From the walls to the front counter, the whole place seems to be made of glass. It’s open late and always lit up. There isn’t much in the restaurant besides chairs, tables and
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The Bosphorus Strait

My first week in Istanbul

I am now three weeks into my semester abroad at Bogazici Universitesi in Istanbul, Turkey. It’s been mostly cold and gray here. The city smells like spiced meat and the bus driver’s cigarette, and it sounds like traffic and the Islamic call to prayer over loudspeakers. On my first morning
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Off the beat: My Turkey’s absence from news

“Your mom told me to pray for you when you went to Turkey,” said my dental hygienist when I walked into the office. This was the morning after a 13-hour flight home from a service trip with UC Berkeley Hillel. Turkey isn’t exactly the type of place one might assume
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