The wild words in your textbooks and lecture slides

As a Berkeley student, you’re no stranger to having copious amounts of assigned reading. But have you ever looked through your readings and lecture slides and wanted to yell out “WTF?” It’s three in the morning and you’re rubbing your tired eyes just to make sure your brain isn’t playing
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Top 40-inspired outfits: 2015’s biggest hits

I’ve been in my tiny suburban town for a few weeks now, where sweaters and Uggs make you the Alexa Chung of Rocklin, CA, and the same pop songs repeat on every station during my five-minute drive to the grocery store. I’ve been consumed by suburbia. But I wasn’t going
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Why Justin Bieber understands us

Earlier this month, Justin Bieber dropped his new album, Purpose. We at the Clog are addicted and haven’t been able to stop listening to it since it was released. Either you’re just like us and are unapologetically obsessed with it, or you think the album’s just alright (but let’s be real,
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A definitive power ranking of 8 ‘Hotline Bling’ covers

With Republican presidential hopeful and full-time toupee model Donald Trump’s trend-capitalizing dance routine to “Hotline Bling” on “Saturday Night Live” last week, we’ve reached peak “Hotline Bling”-dom. It doesn’t help that every musician and their mother has taken the ubiquitous sad banger of 2015 and made it his own, to
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Justin Bieber bounces back with ‘Purpose’

This is truly Justin Bieber’s comeback year. From extremely successful singles, such as “Where Are U Now” and “What Do You Mean?,” to his MTV VMA performance to every interview when he has mentioned his love for Selena Gomez, it seems we can’t get enough of Bieber. Finally, after months
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2015 VMAs through the eyes of a UC Berkeley student

As we pushed our first reading assignment of the semester aside — unfinished — and propped in front of the TV, we were oblivious to the coming whirlwind of Hollywood drama. This year’s MTV Video Music Awards were one jaw-dropping moment after another. Where do we start? Miley? Kanye? Nicki? Let start with
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The Weeknd aims for pop stardom with latest album

In 2012, Abel Tesfaye, more popularly known as The Weeknd, revolutionized sex with his first album, Trilogy. There were 3,932,181 births reported in 2013. Coincidence? We don’t think so. Since then, The Weeknd has continued to discuss drugs and sex in two other albums — Kiss Land and his newest
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An artist by any other name

State of the art

Being an artist used to be something that was painfully earned. You were a painter only if you devoted your life to swirling oil and turpentine on canvas for a living. You were a musician only if you spent your nights stringing together paychecks from performing at small cafes every
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Miley and JBiebz swap spots

My life was recently thrown into serious turmoil. Everything I thought I knew about myself switched like Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis in “Freaky Friday.” Just as Justin Bieber slid out of my favor — yes, world, I was briefly a Belieber at one point in my life —
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