We spy: human wired sculptures around campus

Lately, the Clog’s spotted these two funky sculptures all over campus. The two buddies in the photo can be found hanging out by the UC Berkeley School of Law. Since we don’t know who the artist is or what he or she intended to convey with these pieces, the Clog
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Blast from the past: boy bands of the ’90s

It’s kind of intriguing to look at Justin Timberlake these days. The man is a multimillion-dollar celebrity with a music career that has been responsible for endless hours of dancing and an acting career that has spawned some half-decent performances on the big screen. But for any youngins of the
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St. Paddy’s Day Feast at Cal

All four of Berkeley’s residential dining commons will host a St. Patrick’s Day feast. For the uninitiated, Irish cuisine can be intimidating and exotic. Characterized by a lack of spices (except salt and pepper), wholesome fresh ingredients and dishes usually not drowning in gravy or sauce, Irish food is a
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Get a head start on choosing classes for the Fall

Only two months into the spring semester, and it’s already getting close to that time again. Yeah, the only time apart from finals week that makes students all across campus tear out their hair and cry tears of frustration. If you listen closely during the next few weeks, you’re almost
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Playlist of the week: a St Paddy’s Day celebration

Saint Patrick’s Day. The mere mention of the holiday conjures up images of green leprechauns spouting limericks and dancing a jig with unicorns at the ends of rainbows. Maybe toss in some shamrocks and a pot of gold and you’ve got yourself the perfect stereotypical St. Paddy’s celebration. In actuality,
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Flashback Friday: playing Pokemon all over again

This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary for the U.S. release of Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire, the third generation sequel of the saga (wait, there was more Pokemon after Pikachu?). Befitting a Flashback Friday piece, we will remind you of your tot days of thumbing the controls — hours spent frying
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Graduate school at Cal … not too shabby

After a particularly long week of class that culminates in a rather pointless discussion section at 5 p.m. on a Friday, you might be letting your thoughts stray to other things like the weekend, or maybe spring break. Looking around, you’re fairly sure that everyone is echoing similar statements, except
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Celebrating Pi Day at Crossroads

Usually the first Greek letter taught in mathematics, pi is the silent guardian of circles, the caretaker of conics and the troublemaker of trigonometry (see pi vs tau). It’s the only Greek numeral to have a federally recognized holiday and be included in the title of one of this year’s Academy Award winners. So for us
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