10 things to celebrate about the Campanile

There’s a special birthday in Berkeley this week. The beginnings of Sather Tower, better known as the Campanile, have been overlooking the university and the bay beyond it for 100 years. Last Friday, Jan. 31, marked the centennial of the completion of the tower’s steel frame. As the campus begins
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PSA: Summer class registration is open

In case you missed it, priority registration for summer courses opened this past Monday. Starting Feb. 18, registration opens to visiting domestic and international students, so if you’re counting on a summer class for your diploma, don’t waste any time! If you’re not sure how the whole summer in Berkeley
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How overpriced is Cal Dining?

People always seem to complain about how expensive groceries and other foods bought on campus are. Many students are even willing to make the long and dangerous trek to far-away supermarkets in hopes of saving some real cash, but the question is: Is it worth it? How much of your
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The Clog’s guide to TEDxBerkeley

The annual TEDxBerkeley event is back for the fifth year in a row Saturday with a lineup of CEOs, artists and professors discussing their latest work and ideas. The event — held in Zellerbach Hall — is an opportunity for students to interact with faculty members, intellectuals across the city
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The 5 people you always see at the RSF

You’re at the RSF, trying to sweat off last night’s trip to CREAM. You look around — what are you going to do when you’re stuck on the treadmill, other than people-watch? — and begin to see a pattern. You end up running into certain people every time you go to your semiregular workout session. Here
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5 things college freshmen should know by now

Spring semester is a fresh start for everyone. Seniors are getting ready to enter the real world, juniors are starting to freak out and sophomores pretend like they have college totally figured out. However, the new semester brings a different kind of fresh start for freshmen here at Berkeley. For
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Rules and diagrams for proper lecture hall etiquette

Large lectures are an unavoidable aspect of the college experience. But while students are busy trying to ace Computer Science 61A or Chemistry 1, they earn a failing grade in How to Sit in a Lecture Hall 101. You would think students would have mastered the art early on, but unfortunately,
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