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A how-to for finding your next place

After six months of walking to your dorm after long days, it’s time to worry about where you’ll be snoozing away when you miss those 8 a.m.s during sophomore year — a home where you can procrastinate and then do homework into the early morning, and a bed to curl up in for those cold winter nights.
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UC Berkeley should address lack of affordable student housing

As is true every fall, UC Berkeley students are returning to classes and are hoping to live near campus. What they are discovering (or already know) is that in the last several years, rents have skyrocketed in the city of Berkeley. The campus has expanded enrollment without a commensurate increase
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Tips for successfully living off campus, not dying

Living off campus can be exciting and really one of the first stages of actually “adulting.” Far and away are the days of apathetic security monitors, the aptly named Late Nights at Crossroads and jeans lost in the laundry. You’re sort of on your own now, and we at the Clog
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Struggles of moving into a new apartment

As summer draws to an end, many of us are frantically rushing around our houses trying to track down that last sock or power strip before packing all of our essentials into various bags and heading back to school. Unless you stayed in Berkeley over the summer or haven’t switched apartments, there’s a pretty good chance that right now you’re preparing to move into your apartment for the upcoming school year. While many people had subletters, so they at least have their place furnished, it’s still a hassle trying to move every single one of your most prized possessions. As we at the Clog scramble to settle in for the start of the semester, we feel your pain and understand the hardest parts of moving into a new apartment.
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Quiz: Where in Berkeley should you live?

Deciding where in Berkeley to live can be a difficult decision, especially if you don’t know the area very well. You can use Google Maps all you want, but unless you actually have seen Berkeley’s various divisions, you probably aren’t going to know where to start looking. Don’t worry, though,
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The different types of housing in Berkeley

Campus residence halls Campus residence halls are all about convenience. Their full cleaning staff, close proximity to campus and included meal plans mean reduced obligations that will give you that much more time to worry about your upcoming midterm. But all this convenience comes at a cost. With rent ranging
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Things you learn about yourself by living with a roommate

Living with a roommate can be tough. It can be stressful and draining and difficult, especially when operating under busy schedules, multiple time commitments and conflicting hours. But it can also be a great learning experience. It teaches you the good and bad things about yourself, your habits, your pet peeves
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The struggles of subletting

If your summer plans take you away from Berkeley for an internship, going home or studying abroad, you might be trying to sublet your room. Unfortunately, the summer subletter is basically an endangered species.  If you’re lucky, someone will post on a group mentioning they might need housing for a
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