The 5 approaches to dead week

1. “Working” Finals always bring out our worst habits. Our intentions are as pure as a softly flowing glacial stream, yet we always seem to find ourselves in the same position: burrowed deep in our beds like bugs. The stricter the study regiment we intend to follow, the faster our willpower
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The Daily Clog interviews Yik Yak

The Clog was pleased to get the opportunity to chat with Cam Mullen, the lead community developer at Yik Yak, about the growth of the seemingly omnipresent application across college campuses. While topics ranged from its impact here at UC Berkeley to the company’s global aspirations, one thing that came through the interview was the impact
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Campus senior Grant Genske wins singing competition Berkeley’s Star

The American Idol-esque talent competition took place Tuesday. The occasion, campus fraternity Phi Kappa Psi’s philanthropy event, featured 12 students from all corners of the school who sang and rapped songs, medleys and mashups in front of a panel of three judges, who included singer Sean Kingston, who even performed his 2007 hit, “Beautiful Girls.”
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Tips and tricks for a productive dead week

With the semester drawing to a close and finals looming, dead week can be one of two things: a form of redemption for your prolonged weeks of slacking off or a week spent planning your New Year’s Eve trip to Las Vegas. Let’s try to make it the former. We
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Your guide to office hours at UC Berkeley

If you have been a student at UC Berkeley for more than one year, chances are you have already visited some of your professors during office hours. But this may not necessarily be the case for students who are in their first or second year on campus Lectures at UC Berkeley can be very intimidating
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Week in events: Dec. 1 – Dec. 7

Excited for the last week of classes of the semester and eagerly hoping to do something else with your time? Here are some options! Listen to the Berkeley Stars perform, make edible gifts for your family members or take part in the North Face Endurance Challenge. Classes can wait. Monday, Dec.
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UC Berkeley students brave National Novel Writing Month

It’s officially December, which means National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, has come to an end. Don’t know what NaNoWriMo is? Every November, nonprofit organization NaNoWriMo poses a challenge to “anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel“: Participants must write a 50,000-word book. If that’s not daunting
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If Troy Bolton actually went to UC Berkeley

If you haven’t seen “High School Musical 3,” you probably don’t know that Troy Bolton graduated from East High School and was going on to attend UC Berkeley to be a theater major and basketball player. If this were actually true, Troy would have gone to UC Berkeley in 2008. Here is
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