The birding bubble

Human Nature

It’s almost as if draping a binocular strap over your shoulders marked you as a member of an exclusive club, and in some ways, maybe it did.
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Wildfire’s flame following COVID-19: Opendoor

One of the app’s co-founders, Hriday Kemburu, launched Wildfire as a way to keep college students informed and safe, according to Wildfire’s website. Since 2016, the Wildfire app has notified students at UC Berkeley and many other colleges of campus safety issues and emergencies, the website adds.
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I joined a book exchange: You should too!

It’s so easy to go on Oprah’s Book Club list or The New York Times Best Sellers to pick out your next read, but receiving people’s favorite books opened me up to so many reads I would have otherwise never come across. Next time you see a book exchange on someone’s Instagram story or on a Facebook page, make sure you opt in!
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Studying hard or hardly studying? Tips for an efficient finals week

It’s dead week, and you have several exams waiting for you right around the corner. Considering how much of a struggle studying has been for many students this semester, you’re feeling pretty overwhelmed. There are dozens of pages of biology notes to go through, countless math problems to do and 10 too many lectures to catch up on. Don’t worry, you’re not alone; we at the Clog are here to help. Here are some nifty study hacks to help you minimize distractions and maximize studying efficiency. 
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We’re due for an update

Head in the Cloud

I’m still afraid of the emotional uncertainty that the flow of time brings, but I’d much rather keep moving than be fossilized in the past.
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