The 5 stages of ghosting

Miss Communication

“What’re you up to tonight?” I said nothing. The next day, my phone illuminated with another text: “How’s it going?” He was brief and unassuming, but again, I said nothing. A couple of hours later, “How about a drink tonight?” I quickly dismiss the notification as if doing so made
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The 5 stages of Phase I grief

Just like the election results, you may have endured a miserable Phase I of class enrollment that didn’t quite turn out in your favor, and now it’s time to begin your grieving process. You might have failed to get into the lecture for that all-important major prerequisite, you’re last on the
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The 5 stages of RRR week

The five stages of grief were originally designed to explain the very difficult emotional journey an individual undertakes when a loved one dies. But, we at the Clog know that Berkeley students are experiencing a different sort of death this week. RRR week heralds in the death of our dreams, our
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So your sibling got into Cal …

The college word is out! March and April brought news that either crushed young people’s dreams or affirmed them — namely, Berkeley acceptance letters (or rather, acceptance emails). If you’ve been blessed and/or cursed with what the world calls younger siblings (whom you might affectionately call your personal punching bag or
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The best of both worlds?

Sex on Tuesday

Each time I tell someone I’m “bi,” there’s an inherent fear of being invalidated and then not being able to substantiate myself. When I am drawn to someone’s looks or personality, I don’t see a man or a woman. I just see an attractive person. People ask me all the time if deep down I have more of a preference for one or the other, and honestly, I don’t. When it comes to loving somebody, gender is nothing but a social and physical constraint.
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