The ones before me

  Jealousy makes me physically ill. I get lightheaded, my stomach twists into nausea and I end up feeling hot, short of breath and shaky like I witnessed a crime. It’s a similar sensation to when I see roadkill, but worse; it leaves me exhausted, as though adrenaline has been
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Is your spring fling the real thing?

Maybe staying in Berkeley to study for the GRE or secure that internship this summer wasn’t on your list of most ideal ways to spend your vacation days. But you did what you had to do, and you made sure those beautiful spring hours were spent with an equally beautiful someone. Here
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Portfolio: Laverne Cox says justice is love

A poem inspired by Laverne Cox’s visit to UC Berkeley in December of 2015.   Laverne Cox says Justice is Love in Public Spaces but     you walk the well-lit path to take the long way home under empty street lamps,   street shops, empty fluorescent spot lights blinking
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Netflix’s ‘Love’ is a rom-com for real people

“Hoping for love has fucking ruined my life,” Mickey Dobbs (played by “Community” star Gillian Jacobs) bemoans to a crowd of Los Angeles faux-spiritualists, drunk and high on Ambien, having Ubered to reconnect with her coke-addicted ex-boyfriend only to find he’s now sober and newly devout. By the end of
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Poems: Mouthful of brine, sunrise

Mouthful of brine, Eda Yu i. “I fucked her, but I love you still.” you are echoes of soft laughter under white duvet covers, the many syllabled-broken promise of an ex-lover, a gray, oversized shirt i’ve tried on for size one too many times. you are heavy earth, like your
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The Feels epidemic hits UC Berkeley

As of this year, there have been 679 confirmed cases of UC Berkeley students who have caught The Feels, otherwise known as Feelings. These students have all checked into the Tang Center to receive medical help in vain. UC Berkeley is not alone. It is among 300 universities around the globe
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Your love is my (unsolicited) drug

I met my first love during Dead Week. Or, at least I thought I did. Over Thanksgiving break, inspired by a breakup that left me morose and in a creative funk, I created an OkCupid account. I wasn’t sure about how I felt about this app, which I had unceremoniously
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A Valentine’s Day for everyone

Valentine’s Day can be a hard time for those of us without a bae, but it can be equally as difficult to treat yo’ bae without breaking the bank. We at the Clog want to help you have the best, most magical Valentine’s Day regardless of your romantic situation. For
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