Carpe (per) diem

Back to Straya

As college students, we always seem to be complaining about our lack of money. Budgeting is really just an added burden to studying, sleeping and doing laundry, and it’s all too easy to open our wallets and let those little green papers take care of our troubles. No wonder students find themselves short on
Read More…

5 ways to spruce up your ramen

As broke, hungry and busy college kids, we all know the struggle of trying to feed ourselves without breaking the bank. That’s probably why ramen was invented. And yeah, ramen might be decent tasting and all for the first few weeks or so, but those same super-salty, monotonous beef and
Read More…

Budget friendly and easy 3-ingredient recipes

As students, we’re always pressed for time and most of us don’t have enough hours or energy to cook delicious meals throughout the day. Money can be a huge factor, too, because when you go to the grocery store hungry, you end up spending too much on items that you
Read More…

Five Berkeley dates for less than $25

Being a broke college student is always hard, but it’s especially bad when you’re trying to woo the person of your dreams. How are you supposed to showcase your generosity by picking up the tab on a date when you can barely afford ramen? We at the Clog decided to
Read More…

Saving honey: budgeting tips for Bears

It’s hard to be an adult. It’s even harder when we have to learn how to effectively manage our money when all we really want to do is blow it on new Nike kicks and Beyoncé concert tickets. At UC Berkeley, we’re all pretty much going through the struggles of broke
Read More…

Everything pumpkin: Trader Joe’s edition

The air is full of Halloween spirit this week. In the midst of the crisp and chilly holiday season, we invite you to cuddle up with pumpkins this week. We’ve rounded up six autumn-inspired, limited edition goodies from Trader Joe’s. Check them out! 1. Pumpkin Waffles Frozen waffles are perfect for
Read More…