The history of UC tuition since 1868

The University of California, originally consisting solely of UC Berkeley’s campus, has the distinction of being California’s first public university. At the UC system’s inception, tuition was free for California residents. Over the years, student fees increased, and by the 1970s, the university moved away from free tuition for residents. Here is a look
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50 UC Berkeley students from 50 states

It would be an understatement to say that UC Berkeley has a diverse student body. While our undergraduate population boasts a demographic of students from all over the world, the Clog decided to focus on those undergraduates who hail from each state in the United States. The students were asked a few
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3 workouts to optimize your brain power

Feeling sluggish? Reached for yet another cup of coffee for a hopeful boost of energy? Finals are tiring, and we understand your pain. Fret no longer, though, because we at the Clog have three workouts to give you a boost of endorphins to continue your study streak (or lack thereof) and
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5 ways to grab that last outlet

As Dead Week draws to a close, we’d like to commemorate those who fought tooth and nail every day for that coveted spot at a café. Personally, we at the Clog would never pass up the opportunity to live in sweatpants for a week straight, but we admire you nonetheless.
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Dead week in graphs

It’s finals week! Although you will soon be hugging your loved ones and catching up with high school friends back home, there are still a few days left of this semester. To commemorate the end of dead week, we at the Clog compiled a representation of the thoughts we had
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12 signs you have end-of-the-semester antsy-ness

With thoughts of the comfort of home and a month-long break from the hectic life of a UC Berkeley student hanging over our heads, these next couple of weeks can be the most difficult of the semester. Those of us who absolutely cannot wait any longer to get home may
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The 6 people you encounter while home for break

Going home for the holidays offers a nice time to relax, binge-watch everything you’ve had to miss due to ongoing midterms and reconnect with old friends. Whether it’s your first time going back home from college or your sixth, there are certain people who never change. There will always be
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First semester wrap up: thoughts from freshmen

Is there a better way to experience UC Berkeley than for the first time? Getting lost in Dwinelle, going up to the top of the Campanile, losing yourself on Sproul Plaza among the flyers and tablers … these experiences come to define a UC Berkeley education, and wide-eyed freshmen eagerly take them
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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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