The slow death of Eshleman Hall

After months of sitting and gathering mounds of dust that would make your dryer lint look like a mere speck, the emptied hull formerly known as Eshleman Hall is now ready to be brought down to the ground. Upon returning for the spring semester in the waning days of January,
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What we learned from ‘The Bachelorette’

There’s no denying that we all have our guilty pleasures. For some, it’s spending $4.50 on caffeinated beverage at Starbucks, but for us, it’s the TV shows we watch in our few precious moments of free time as college students. These first weeks of summer are providing us at the
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The pros and cons of summer birthdays

The Clog has been talking a good deal about the implications of summer and being at home. After all, for a decent percentage of us, that’s what summer means. Laundry and home-cooked food aside, though, there’s yet another major difference summer presents students with: birthday bashes. Whether you’re at home with
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5 famous San Francisco filming locations to visit

“Whatever happened to predictability? The milk man, the paper boy, evening TV?” If you automatically started singing after reading the first four words (from one our favorite sitcoms, “Full House”), then like us at the Daily Clog, you know that TV can be magic. In a short period of time,
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How to: interpret Kanye West’s new album cover

It’s postmodern, post-minimalist and unavailable for pre-order. But that’s the point. The album artwork for Kanye West’s sixth studio album, Yeezus, is at once extremely accessible and hopelessly unattainable. Although it puts the ridiculously anticipated album on full display, it also leaves more than a few of Mr. West’s fans
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Random roommates and the hero’s journey

“Beowulf,” “The Odyssey,” “Avatar: The Last Airbender” — what do these legendary works all have in common? That’s right,  they follow Joseph Campbell’s good ol’  hero’s journey, or monomyth. Unless you are a comparative literature major, you may not have not given serious thought to this pattern since high school English class.
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The Book Nook: reading Martin’s ‘Game of Thrones’

The book: “Game of Thrones” by George R. R. Martin Suggested for: Anyone who hasn’t already started the show or wants more clarity in the plot and characters. Or anyone who likes medieval fantasy stories — complete with duels for honor and dragons. Clog rating: As with the majority of
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College rules versus house rules

Those of you living in Berkeley this summer have ahead of you a laid-back version of a regular semester. And, unless your parents missed you so much they decided to camp out in your apartment for the summer, chances are that you can stay out as late as you want
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App of the week: Auto AirBears

Name: Auto AirBears Platform: Google Chrome Price: Free Mission: “Automatically logs into AirBears” The dorms’ wireless service, ResComp, kicks you off the Internet at the conclusion of four hours online and requires you to enter your username and password every time. AirBears, the campus’s Wi-Fi, makes you log on every
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