Students should be the stars

CAMPUS ISSUES: The quality of graduation commencement speeches should not be compromised for the presence of a noted figure.

Our pool of alumni is expansive and brilliant, and to not tap into our campus resource is a disservice to graduates looking to build their own legacy after leaving UC Berkeley. Read More…

Laboring against a stigma

CAMPUS ISSUES: Faculty and student population must take it upon themselves to fight discrimination against pregnant students on campus.

Not everyone on our campus took the same path to get here; we need to be accommodating of different student lifestyles, from student-parents and pregnant students to veterans and athletes. Read More…

Sexual assault will not be solved by public relations

So after sexual assault survivors filed federal Title IX and Clery Act complaints against UC Berkeley for sweeping cases under the rug to the U.S. Department of Education, spearheaded state and federal legislation and created a national dialogue about campus sexual assault, how does UC Berkeley respond? By hiring a Read More…

Focus on changes before fees

CAMPUS ISSUES: Before raising tuition fees, the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism must make concrete improvements to its program.

In order to justify raising tuition, the journalism school must first implement fundamental changes to its programs and maintain avenues for increased access to students of lower socioeconomic background, proving that it can offer an education worth the high tuition costs it expects its students to pay. Read More…

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Shh, Glenn Beck is speaking

Millennial Meltdown

What do George Will, Condoleezza Rice, Christine Lagarde, Robert Zoellic, Ben Carson, Michelle Obama and my busboy application to TGI Friday’s all have in common? They all have, in the last few months, faced unjustified, ill-advised and intensely troubling rejections. Read More…

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Talk through text

Because the internet

We are a lazy generation — or so, at least, have we been dubbed over and over again. We are “millennials”, born and raised to create an era of the entitled, the selfish and the apathetic. Read More…

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5 amazing projects from Cal Hacks

More than 1,000 hackers gathered at Memorial Stadium this weekend for Cal Hacks, a 36-hour hackathon where students compete by coding apps. The Clog went around to some of the hackers to talk about their projects. Here are five we thought were the most creative and useful for college students. 1. Read More…