Washington, D.C.: An art and food capital

With the Fourth of July fast approaching, you may already have that Independence Day spirit in you. The one city where that same spirit is possibly the most evident year round is Washington, D.C. Many Bears are already in town for internships on Capitol Hill and in nonprofit organizations. But, our nation’s capital is home not only to gorgeous monuments that you can explore for free, it is also a prime location for artists and foodies to spend a day. Here are a few of our favorite things to do in the city.
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10 best movies for celebrating the Fourth of July

The United States is good at a lot of things — road trips, pulling off cowboy boots, idyllic suburban childhoods with dark undertones, stuffing little pizzas into bigger pizzas — but perhaps the thing we’re best at is movies. This is, after all, the birthplace of Hollywood and Star Wars
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The Californian’s ultimate Fourth of July playlist

Party playlists are a wonderful way to express the mood of the moment. Independence Day playlists are a time-honored tradition across the United States and often vary wildly from locale to locale. We at the Clog have chosen to focus our playlist on not only our celebration of all things American but also
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UC Berkeley students talk Philippine Independence Day

One of the biggest holidays of the summer, and possibly America’s most iconic holiday overall, is Independence Day. But July 4 isn’t the only day of independence celebrated during the summer. Friday is Philippine Independence Day, or Araw ng Kasarinlan. Araw ng Kasarinlan commemorates the Philippine Declaration of Independence from Spain, after 300
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Picks of the Week: Fun on the Fourth

Are you starting to feel that one-month-into-summer lull? Looking for something to do this Fourth of July weekend? Well, there’s never a dull moment here in the Bay Area; you’ve just got to get off your tushy (or should I say touché?) and find something new to do! Here’s a
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Your Fourth of July fireworks guide for the Bay Area

American skies will be clouded in a red, white and blue haze this Independence Day, and ours in the Golden State are no exception. The launching of fireworks is a quintessential tradition, started by none other than Founding Father John Adams himself. In lieu of his hope for “Illuminations from
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