An average conversation during ASUC elections

With the ASUC election almost here, you may be wondering what you’re in for. We’ve told you different advertising methods campaigners have up their sleeves, but the Clog thought you may be curious about how exactly these renowned friend-makers converse with fellow students (voters). Walking down Sproul will be a
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Travel Tuesday: Berkeley’s unlikely oasis

It was during one of those sweltering September heat waves that the Clog discovered the magic of Lake Anza. You know, those scorching weeks that make you doubt everything you’ve learned about Berkeley? Like, if the specific heat of water is so high, why isn’t the bay cooling you down?
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Two Cal undergrads revolutionize card gaming

On a boozy Berkeley Saturday, a group of friends huddle over a coffee table. One pulls out her iPhone, flips through a website and reads the prompt: “What’s Stanford’s oldest tradition?” The playing cards are dealt. A man in the back reveals his hand: “Playing hide-and-seek with a suggestive-looking zucchini.”
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Things to do now that spring break is over

The forced separation from school caused by spring break probably made you really nostalgic for your typical academic lifestyle. We missed the late nights working, consuming copious amount of coffee and panicking about how we were going to get everything done on time. Being away from our beloved campus may
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New UC logo released

Following three months of administrative pressure, the University of California Marketing and Publicity team has revealed the brand-new systemwide logo, effective immediately. The design follows careful attention to public outcry made online last year. “The most common concern was that the logo only had a yellow C. ‘Where was the
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Top 5 pranks for April Fools’ Day

Today is our favorite day of the year here at the Clog: April Fools’! It’s the best day to mess with your friends or get revenge on your roommate. And in case you’re short on ideas, we at the Clog have your back with our top five pranks for the
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Kobe Bryant, the newest Cal fan

As if our women’s basketball team didn’t already have enough of the intangibles behind them already – with the leader of the free world backing them – they have yet another blessing going into their game on Saturday against LSU. One of the best and most decorated basketball players of
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Cal in NCAA Salary Madness Championships

Taking bracketology to brackenomics, PayScale.com recently put UC Berkeley’s basketball team in the championship game if pairings were accorded to median alumni salary. Using language like “fat wallet four,” “top earning 8” and “salary 16” to denominate bracket tiers, the infographic puts a zingy twist on an American pastime. The
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Cal fans named some of the hottest in the country

UC Berkeley is on the rise in all the right places. Last month, Cal Bears everywhere learned that their alma mater placed in the top five universities worldwide for academic reputation (beating Stanford). Last week, three of UC Berkeley’s graduate programs (English, history and sociology) were crowned by US News
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