Bay Area Girl Scouts vs. the rest of America

Living in the Bay Area, the Girl Scouts have to appeal to a broad audience. Here, cookies and brownies aren’t enough. We need them to be gluten free, fair trade, soy free, vegan, pescatarian friendly and GMO free. Girl Scouts don’t have it so easy here at Berkeley, either. Not
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Berkeley renamed

Founded in 1868, UC Berkeley is the oldest UC school. With campus’s 150th birthday just two years away, some of the popular places in Berkeley have run their course. We here at the Clog thought it was time to say goodbye to the boring and outdated names of campus’s most renowned spots.
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Quiz: Which Berkeley street are you?

We all have our Berkeley spirit animals — from the people on Sproul to the guy constantly asleep in 9 a.m. lecture. But has anyone ever considered that Berkeley spirit streets might exist? We at the Clog created a quiz so that you can at last determine which street in
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Artist in Progress

At 6 p.m. Berkeley time in an airy blue building on upper Bancroft Way, a group of students will gather in a circle every week around a table. One by one, they will walk up, momentarily wrestle with a matchbox until it produces sharp pop of smoke and flame and
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History of the Berkeley Art Museum

While the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive will unfortunately be closing its current location on Bancroft Way this year, it has had a great run over the past 50 years. The museum’s incredible collection of art, with nods to so many different periods throughout history, will be moving to a new
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We stand with Ferguson

Michael Brown’s death is not an isolated incident of institutionalized racism run amok; it exists in a continuum of slavery, reconstruction, Jim Crow and the almost ageless stereotype of the violent black man. It exists in an ascendant culture of totalitarian police who were armed by an ever-growing military industrial complex by a country that strives to be always profiting at war. To the people of Ferguson, it exists in a timeline of tension wherein a mostly black town is occupied by an almost all-white police force. To the people of Berkeley, it exists as oppression that cannot be borne if any of us is to feel safe or free.
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