Chalking vs flyering: which is better for advertising?

Walking down Bowditch this week after a long day of classes, we came across this little piece of art/advertising. This particular gem was informing us of the Perspectives showcase coming up. There’s nothing new in the method — clubs and groups chalk all the time to get their messages out there.
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We spy: a ‘corny’ decoration on Sproul

It’s easy to run out of room decorating ideas in college. By second semester, your favorite posters just aren’t cutting it anymore. Actually, they were random posters you got for free at movie screenings in Wheeler or advertisements on Sproul, anyway. So you don’t have very interesting decorations to begin
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Women more generous than men … you go girls!

Are there gender differences in giving? If you ask a woman student next to you for some help on a test, will they give it to you? Do they give more to the homeless people on Telegraph? A recent study conducted by Berkeley economists suggests that yes, in those situations,
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Travel Tuesday: getting intimate with the Berkeley Bay

It’s a sunny, cloudless Saturday in Berkeley and you’re in no mood to start the morning with a pile of homework. You’ve hiked to the Big C a thousand times, and surrendering yourself to the dogs and Frisbee-lovers of Memorial Glade won’t satisfy that craving for sunshine. Our solution? Check
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Bay to Breakers gives us motivation to get active

As the Clog is well aware, staying in shape isn’t always on top of the priorities list as a student. It’s actually really close to the bottom. Between balancing a full load of classes, other extra-curricular commitments and trying to having at least some kind of social life, how are
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Daylight savings (the annoying one) is here

Everyone’s favorite confusing, invented time-shift is here again: Daylight Savings. Except this time no one was able to celebrate the illusion of adding an hour to their day. When the clocks changed at 2 a.m. this morning, they hacked off an hour of our busy schedules instead. Now we’ve got
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We spied then tried: The Late Night Option

It was a busy and ever-so-draggy day when the above flyer caught our eye. It was unlike anything we’d ever seen around here. We’ve heard our fair share of this Late Night Option, but this advertisement was too enticing not to act on. Who could pass up on comfort food delivered
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