Two labels, two meanings

Cal in Color

Our culture’s synonymous usage of the ‘Asian American’ and ‘model minority’ labels does not just pose a problem for Asian Americans, but for all Americans. It’s become a natural reflex in America to assign people to stereotypes — a habit that seems to be as old as time itself.
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Facets and faces

Sex on Tuesday

I love sex. I love all its facets and faces, velvet touches and carnal ferocity and gushing wetness. And if I’m not fucking you or you’re not fucking me, then fuck your thoughts on who I am.
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Chasing a cliché

Lost in Translation

To all the bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, blissfully ignorant, incoming freshmen, Only halfway through my first semester at Berkeley, during which I have never once stopped flailing along, inelegantly trying to get my shit sorted out, I really don’t think that I’m qualified enough to address you all. Now, if you wanted
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Comfortable in my hairy skin

In nearly 100-degree weather, I opted to wear dark wash skinny jeans. It brought me straight back to those cringe-worthy days in the PE locker room when I had to put my tight pants back on despite being caressed by sweat. I almost vowed to myself that I would never
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UC Berkeley through the eyes of baby bears

When you ask prospective freshmen what they think the first few weeks of college will feel like, you’re likely to receive similar answers: Frat parties, a group of friends they’ll magically connect with and a tickle of love for their newfound freedom. But things don’t always go as perfectly as imagined. And so we at the Clog went around
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