Checking my privilege

A Greek Tragedy

Up until this point I had been ignorant of the fact that my whiteness granted me greater social mobility and access to parties. My white privilege meant that I was never subject to any kind of racial profiling. It meant that I would never have to consider how profiling affected people of color and other marginalized students within the Greek community — until it happened to my friends.
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New house rules

A Greek Tragedy

Living in a sorority began to feel like taking one step toward adulthood and then three steps back. Looking back now, I could never imagine myself in a house where my male friends were banned from my room after 10, and I was subject to an overbearing housing contract. To me, it felt like in order to assure that no girls broke Panhellenic trust, we were simply not given any trust to begin with.
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Why I like drinking: a series of interviews

When drinking and college converge on a page, it tends to become a notoriously sticky subject.  It makes the headlines when tragedy strikes: an alcohol-fueled death or a catastrophic series of events leading to someone’s violation. We are constantly inundated with the controversies, the reforms and the failures of college
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What frats could serve instead of Vitali

As the start of the school year gets under way, the men in fraternity houses seem intent on serving as much Vitali as physically possible in order to make sure everyone forgets about this upcoming ordeal. Although the sight of freshmen shuddering with each shot is amusing, there’s definitely room for improvement
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Best places to tan in Berkeley

Although Berkeley may not be characterized as the most tropical destination, there are definitely a few prime tanning locations around the UC Berkeley campus. We at the Clog have compiled a list of perfect tanning locations, so if you’re looking for the perfect spot around campus to lie out in
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