Editors’ Note: Endless Summer 2020

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Alexander Hong/Senior Staff

Are you perplexed at the sheer fact that school will be back in session in less than a week? Mourning the approaching loss of that sunny daze and the carefree vibes that accompany the melting days and hot summer nights? The beginning of school may seem overwhelming during these times, but there is no need to fret!

Although you might soon find yourself grinding in your room trying to cram in mounds of new knowledge before exam after exam, the Clog is here to help you celebrate the end of summer. Read on to find tips for surviving the scorching heat wave while keeping a relaxed mindset. Ring in syllabus week with a fire playlist, spicy snacks that make your mind reel and vibrant mocktails to sip poolside while making your study guides.

That’s right, we at the Clog are ready to share with you tips and tricks for living an endless summer all semester long … it’s getting hot up in this Clog content!


In the summer daze? Ways to keep your summer spirit all semester long

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Feeling heated: Why spicy food is perfect for the hot season

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Quiz: What should you do to beat the summer heat?

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Burnt out of shape? 4 ways to deal with painful sunburns


The Clog’s power ranking of summer fruit pie flavors


Getting spicy: Best hot snacks to enjoy amid a heat wave

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Photo by UmmiBee under CC BY-SA 4.0


Turn the heat up: A hot, new playlist to end the summer with

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Ringing in a new semester: End-of-summer mocktails to beat the heat

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