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Picks of the week: Move to the music

Although summer is notorious for music festivals, going to a festival is definitely not the only way to enjoy some hot tunes under the summer sun. Whether you’re jamming with your headphones on or checking out some musical YouTubers (online or in person), our picks of the week will have
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Picks of the week: Berkeley’s backyard

During the school year, it’s easy to forget that there are so many great places to visit right in our campus’s backyard. If you’re in Berkeley for summer break, take the bus up to the UC Botanical Garden or the Lawrence Hall of Science, or catch a show at the
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They fell in love at UC Berkeley

Every student entertains the fantasy of finding his or her soulmate in college. For two students who graduated from UC Berkeley in 2007, the prospect of love was a prevailing reality — in fact, the couple exchanged wedding vows this May. This week, the Clog spoke to Andrew Lee and
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The Clog’s guide to the most relaxing spots on campus

With midterm season slowly creeping in, its really easy to get burned out and overstressed. Sometimes, it’s a good idea to slow down and remember to actually breathe. With that goal in mind, we invite you try these relaxing places on campus when you’re feeling under the weather. Because punching
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Girton Hall (left) is located north of the Haas School of Business. Girton will be moved to the UC

Botanical Garden in January to be used as a venue for weddings, seminars and other events.

Campus’s Girton Hall to relocate to UC Botanical Gardens

Girton Hall, currently situated north of the Haas School of Business, will be relocated to the UC Botanical Garden in the beginning of January, where it will be used as a venue for weddings, social events, seminars and more. The hall currently houses a child-care facility, which will be replaced
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5 free or cheap day trips to take in Berkeley

Last week, we gave you five fantastic trip ideas that you could take around the Bay Area. But you might have to devote an entire weekend to some of those trips, and they also can be a little pricey. We still recommend that you save some money to cross those off your college
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Travel Tuesday: our sweet escape

Now that we’ve survived fourteen weeks with the same professors, the same books, the same roommates and the same parties, the Clog is sure of one thing: we are pretty tired of Berkeley. Don’t get us wrong, we still think Cal is the most exciting place to spend our college
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Appreciate the art for what it is

Natural Discourse exhibit should be about art, not politics

Clearly some people have taken ‘offense’ over the use of some glass tubes in an art exhibit — SOL Grotto — which is now installed in the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley as part of a larger exhibit entitled Natural Discourse. I was saddened when some went so far as
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Hate of the art

CAMPUS ISSUES: Members of a Republican-led House committee are misleading in their criticism of an artwork at the campus botanical garden.

Like most thought-provoking art, the “SOL Grotto” installation at the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley intends to spark conversation. But conservative critics are conflating the issues behind the art in a shameless political ploy to influence voters. Because of the installation’s materials, the Republican-dominated House Energy and Commerce Committee dubbed
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