Quiz: How many assignments do you have due this week?

“What assignments do I care about least?” “What’s the lowest grade I can possibly get without failing out of this class?” It’s that time of year again, when every student has started to ask these pressing questions. With finals season just around the corner, we at the Clog decided to make
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Minor crimes against humanity at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley, which we have continuously been reminded is the No. 1 public university in the world, is filled with all sorts of intelligent people, but sometimes they do stupid and annoying things. Many of these things drive us up the wall or make us cringe to the point of pain. Frankly,
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Waiting for waitlists: An ill-fated romance

Glossy eyed, you wake up in the morning with a smile on your face. It’s the day of your Phase I appointment, you’re finally an upperclassman (and should therefore get whatever class you want) and all is right in the world. You’re so happy and confident in the CalCentral system that
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Professors: looking to connect just like us

On a campus where relevance is of the utmost importance, often times even our educators participate in the quest to be culturally adept. Though we attend the number one public university in the world, our professors are still mortal (with a few exceptions of course), and try to connect with
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How to get on your GSI’s good side

Getting your graduate student instructor, or GSI, to like you is more important than many people realize. These are the people who will be grading your problem sets, papers and midterms. Some GSIs have even been known to drop hints about tests to students. In a school where everyone is looking
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5 things that are less pointless than a 4-year plan

Even if clowns are running around Berkeley scaring people to death, all is okay in the world as long as you have a four-year plan. That’s what seems to be the mentality at Berkeley, anyway. It seems everywhere you go, people are freaking out about not getting off the waitlist
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If TV geniuses were UC Berkeley professors

It’s not a surprise that walking around campus, we’re surrounded by a sea of intellectuals. The brilliance of our campus professors is evident in the designated Nobel laureate parking spaces and casually mentioned awards and grants. As students, we attend lectures with a mix of inspiration from our professors’ passionate
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