Quiz: What pet should you get?

It can get a little lonely in Berkeley sometimes, and we at the Clog know how hard it can be to miss your family pets back home. If you are thinking about getting a new companion for the long nights at college, we advise you take this quiz (and take
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Where to live next year if you can’t find an apartment

Aside from keeping up on your readings and attempting to stay on a consistent sleep schedule, trying to find a place to live next year may be giving you the biggest headache of all. Here in Berkeley, the hunt for an apartment is  basically a twisted version of “The Hunger Games.” Along
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Pros and cons of having a pet in college

For many people, one of the hardest parts about going away to college is leaving their beloved pets at home. UC Berkeley housing policy says that unless you have a service or emotional support pet, you can’t bring your pet to the dorms. But as soon as you’re out of the
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How to make your small apartment seem bigger

Residence hall rooms might be small, but at least the furniture is pretty much figured out for you. Once you leave the not-so-comfortable nest, however, it’s completely up to you and your roommate(s) to decide how you arrange your apartment. And as if that wasn’t hard enough, the price of  an
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What we tell ourselves before every semester

The start of the fall semester is slowly approaching. And regardless of which year you’re in, new beginnings inevitably come with promises or goals we make to follow through with the rest of the semester. Every UC Berkeley student has had some, if not all, of these idealistic thoughts that flit into their head at some point or another.
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Apartment warming themes

Move-in day is quickly approaching for another fantastic academic year. While first-years will be in awe of their new residence halls, we thought about some fun and quirky ideas for returning students who are also moving into new residences. Every month is full of unique National [fill in the blank]
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25 thoughts we have living in the city

For some students, Berkeley isn’t that different from their hometowns. For those of us who hail from cow towns and suburbs, however, living in the city is a totally new experience. We at the Clog know that adjusting to a city can be a wild experience, complete with an ever-changing internal monologue about Berkeley. Here are just 25 of the thoughts we have while contemplating city life.
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What to do if you still don’t have housing

Maybe your housing plans fell through last minute. Maybe you procrastinated a little too much. Maybe you counted on getting a spot in a co-op and then it didn’t happen. Whatever the reason, if you don’t have your housing set for fall semester, you’re probably freaking out. We at the
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