Frank Ocean vs. the world

After four years, three weeks and 32 minutes of waiting, then hoping, then switching back to waiting — because time just goes on whether you like it or not and sometimes people call this waiting, although sometimes they just call it life — at 12:32 a.m. PST on Monday, Aug.
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A lit Fourth of July playlist

We at the Clog know that no summer event is more important than the Fourth of July. And possibly the most important part of making sure you have a fun Fourth of July is making sure your playlist is as lit as the fireworks you’ll be watching. We have 13 suggestions for you to commemorate, criticize and celebrate Independence Day and everything it stands for. So grab a beverage and friend of your choice, kick back with your pocket copy of the Declaration of Independence and toast the fireworks as you listen to this Fourth of July playlist.
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Grimes’ new music video is top-notch experimental cinema

  An all-American country queen, a Renaissance-inspired art student, a moody streetwear star and a dancer trapped in a cyber dreamland — this is the bizarre assortment of characters introduced in Grimes’ new music video for her latest hit, “California.” If you’re already thinking, “Holy crap, that sounds like a
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The new power generation

Off-white

It was a warm summer evening when I got the call. After a long day of entertaining family members at my cousin’s seaside wedding, I was lounging in a tropical-themed San Diego hotel when I received a somber interruption from my former roommate and esteemed dance-enthusiast Kashawn. Upon my answering,
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Beyonce reigns supreme on surprise release ‘Lemonade’

Lemonade is Beyonce’s most introspective, personal and revealing album to date. Sure, her 2013 eponymous album delved into more mature and social themes, but Lemonade takes these ideas to a completely new level, weaving two distinct threads through the album about her private struggles and her identity as a black
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Tips and tricks for using Schedule Planner

What’s the most surprising thing that’s come out of 2016? Some might say the Donald Trump presidential campaign, some might say the album Beyonce casually decided to drop over the weekend — but we’re going to go with the fact that the administration has somehow managed to come up with a
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Quiz: Which karaoke classic should you sing?

The last week of April is National Karaoke Week — that’s right, it exists. And while it might not be the end of April quite yet, we at the Clog think it’s never too early to start singing. Karaoke stands as one of the greatest drunken or sober pastimes in
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Talk pop to me

Cutting Room Floor

I wish that we talked about literature the way that we talk about pop music. Because, for some reason, when we talk about pop music, we sound like we actually care. I have had countless late-night conversations when I fought so hard to explain why we should objectively like Yeezus
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How to have a memorable Galentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day (or Single Awareness Day) is just around the corner, but before any of you ladies get tied down to your significant other on the 14th, spend Galentine’s Day, February 13th, appreciating all the lovely women in your life. What exactly is this hallowed holiday? It’s a day where you spend time
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Tunesday: Galentine’s Day festivities

February has the best holiday of the year. Hint: It’s not Valentine’s Day. Nope! Ladies, get ready for Feb. 13, or Galentine’s Day, a day in which you celebrate female friendships and solidarity the Leslie Knope way — with great food, no men and plenty of positive affirmations to go
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