Ever noticed how often ‘Hearst’ appears on our campus?

You start out on Hearst Avenue, head up past the Hearst Food Court and cut onto campus just before the Upper Hearst Parking Structure appears. You walk around the reflecting pool at Hearst Mining Circle and glance at the imposing Hearst Memorial Mining Building before trekking up that last bit of
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Steam tunnels: the forbidden underworld of Berkeley

A series of interconnected tunnels winds under the ground. The murky fog inside makes it hard to see anything but red and green lights, and every so often a hissing noise comes forth from deep within. Sounds like the dungeons of an old enchanted castle, right? Wrong! It turns out
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The Clog celebrates magnificent mustaches on campus

College men are pretty proud of their facial hair — and we don’t blame them. Earlier this month, the Clog featured some impressive beards around campus, and now we are back to feature the more elusive, but equally magnificent, mustache. Although more difficult to maintain than beards, the men we
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10 best vantage points for people-watching

1. Bench by the entrance to East Asian Library There is a bench at the entrance of the East Asian Library that overlooks Memorial Glade. It’s not a particularly comfortable bench, but it’s a nice place to relax, eat a sandwich, and … well … enjoy the view. You can
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10 little things that make UC Berkeley students happy

Sometimes, just one little moment can make or break your day. These moments, while not always Instagram/Facebook status worthy, will always bring a smile to your face. 1. Seeing your friend on campus It’s always a nice surprise to see a good friend walking around campus. The type of friend
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