A sign reading "University Health Services" points into the Tang Center, UC Berkeley's health center

Students grapple with the 2014 SHIP waiver due Tuesday

If you’re a UC Berkeley student, odds are you’ve come head to head with University Health Services more than once. You’re probably familiar with the Student Health Insurance Plan, which urges students to receive major medical insurance through primary care at the on-campus Tang Center. All students are automatically enrolled in
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How to throw a zero-waste party

The summer is filled with pool parties and relaxing barbecues. But these parties can be stressful and wasteful if you don’t plan them correctly. Whether you’re running short on time to get party supplies, on a tight budget or hosting an event with a sustainability theme, we’ve got the details on
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Late-night study spots

During the summer, all of the campus libraries close before 9 p.m., but that doesn’t mean your work is also at a close. We’ve all tried to study at home during the night, but with your bed always in your line of vision and taunting you with its warmth and
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Find new internship opportunities with Callisto

UC Berkeley can be a very stressful place, especially when it seems like everyone around you has five jobs, four internships and volunteering positions at two soup kitchens. Here’s the good news: First, that’s not possible unless you’re Rebecca Peters, and second, UC Berkeley’s Career Center provides Callisto, a service to help
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6 things that only happen during the summer at Berkeley

The Berkeley summer population includes summer interns, people taking classes, foreign exchange students doing everything from studying abroad to taking on random retail jobs, worker bees and those just hanging around for a summer in Berkeley. For the most part, Berkeley doesn’t change much over the summer — there are
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How to navigate construction on campus

We know how irritating it can be when you’re trying to get somewhere on campus and you’re greeted by a giant metal fence, a looming yellow crane and a construction crew that you now have to navigate around. After a few years here at UC Berkeley, you’ve probably grown accustomed
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8 details that show that UC Berkeley is actually Hogwarts

Admit it: It’s your dream to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You’d die if a snowy owl dropped off a Hogwarts admission letter for you on midnight of your 11th birthday, and you’re confident of which house you’d be sorted into on your arrival. You’d gladly make Hagrid your #bff
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13 things that would happen if Malia Obama went to Cal

If you haven’t heard yet, President Obama’s daughter Malia Obama recently toured both UC Berkeley and Stanford. According to SF Gate’s “source,” she favored the Bears over the Trees #nosurprise. Though Malia Obama is barely 16 years old, we at the Clog felt it was our responsibility to give everyone a
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Your very own UC Berkeley tree guide

Whether we’re walking to Chem 3A, Psychology 1 or Underwater Basket Weaving 101, we rarely stop to think about the different kinds of foliage we pass by every day. Unless we’re forestry majors, rattling off the names of trees isn’t in our daily routine. But the Daily Clog worked with
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