Breadth or death

Breadth courses have an active role in every UC Berkeley student’s life. Whether you’re one of the chosen few who only have a five-course requirement or a mere mortal who engages with the other plebeians in the seven-course quest, nearly every semester each and everyone of us is given the chance to
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148th registration games

You’re sitting in bed, cocooned in your down comforter while watching “The Hunger Games” when a notification pops up in the right-hand corner of your laptop: “Registration tomorrow 8 a.m.” A chill runs down your spine as you recall the last time you fought for a seat in one of
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The classes that should be taught

At UC Berkeley, there are many interesting classes taught, from Drugs and the Brain to Philosophy of Language. However, practical classes that teach you how to properly be an adult are often missing from the yearly curriculum. So, we here at the Clog decided to think of useful classes that
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Quiz: Should you pass no pass your class?

The deadline to pass no pass a class is Oct. 28, and that means you still have a few more weeks to decide whether or not you’re going to P/NP any of your classes. You’ve been deliberating whether or not you should change that one class that has been in question all
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How to find the niche love of your life in college

Everyone secretly (or not so secretly) hopes to find the person of their dreams while at college. We hope that we’ll sit down next to someone in lecture, strike up a conversation and voila — the great romance of our lives is born. The reality, however, is not so optimistic. After
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Mermaids, unicorns and the Loch Ness Monster

We’ve all been there before. Groaning in exasperation while we hop between the 12 scheduling tabs that we have open on our desktop. Somehow our schedules are still flaming hot messes despite stalking Berkeleytime, ratemyprofessor.com and Telebears  CalCentral like that cute guy from last week’s frat party. Eventually we just
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What we tell ourselves before every semester

The start of the fall semester is slowly approaching. And regardless of which year you’re in, new beginnings inevitably come with promises or goals we make to follow through with the rest of the semester. Every UC Berkeley student has had some, if not all, of these idealistic thoughts that flit into their head at some point or another.
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Phase 2 of enrollment begins

As Tele-BEARS or CalCentral phase two enrollment begins, we at the Clog would like to provide you with our definitive guide of how to use the constantly and unfortunately bewildering CalCentral enrollment process. You’ll have many thoughts and opinions about CalCentral, as we all do because Tele-BEARS was an incredibly
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UC Berkeley survival guide: what no one prepares you for

It’s the season of CalSO and Summer Bridge, so the campus is abound with starry-eyed barely-legals wondering what to expect within the chaotic Greco-modern concrete-jungle that is our campus. Will the parties be as lit as those in “Blue Mountain State?” Will you meet your future spouse? Will you fail
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How to deal with not getting what you want

We don’t always get what we want. That’s just a fact of life. Maybe it was being rejected from that internship you’d been pining for, or the heartbreaking moment when you realize that the class you had been eyeing for the longest time was full.  And if you want to
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