Residence hall life hacks

Welcome to UC Berkeley, a place that will gift you with football games full of school spirit, friends that are some of the best people you will ever meet, undue stress and all nighters and Renaissance architecture. The next four years of your life will be a whirlwind of fun,
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Types of students in dining halls

Being back at UC Berkeley means getting back to those amazing dining halls (not). The food is really not great, but there is something even better about going to the dining halls — people watching. Even if you don’t want to eat dinner, you can just head to a dining
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Battle of the meal points

The semester is nearing its final weeks. Tensions are high with finals closing in. And of course meal points are also dwindling down. Cue the Ancient Roman battle music: The fight for food has begun. Every semester, the last few weeks of school go hand in hand with the treacherous struggle
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A full day of eating using only meal points

As the number of days left in the fall semester dwindles down, many of us are realizing that the amount of cash left in our wallets is also getting dangerously low. On the contrary, our meal point balance may be just a bit too high, because let’s face it, dining
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Best meal point food on campus

Meal points seem bad when you have them as a freshman, but once you lose that meal plan, they seem like the greatest thing to ever have existed. No more chicken quesadillas from Golden Bear Café when you’re running late to class and need something quick; no more chicken tenders and
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A eulogy to Ramona’s Café

We at the Clog thought we would’ve recovered by now after Ramona’s sudden departure. Gone are the days of delicious, freshly made paninis as well as the days of spicy teriyaki bowls that weren’t actually spicy. We didn’t believe it when campus told us Ramona’s was closing, but at the
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Nobel Prizes for the unaccomplished

Theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions, ending a 50-year-long civil war, the synthesis of molecular machines — these are the accomplishments that garnered Nobel Prizes in 2016. Their achievements are truly modern miracles of thought. While this year’s winners showcase their world-changing achievements, we at UC Berkeley continue to toil
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Why Pat Brown’s is the best cafe on campus

We all know the feeling — you have an hour between classes, and you have to choose which cafe to go to on campus, a truly difficult decision. Sometimes you have to choose based on location, or sometimes based on price, but most of the time you choose based on what
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Midterm season dining hall hacks

Who can spare that half hour in line to get a plain piece of chicken, eight peas and a quarter piece of fish? So skip those long lines, and pay close attention as we spill the secrets to getting great food without wasting a single minute of precious study time.
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Making meal points stretch to last the semester

When you come into a new semester, it can be confusing figuring out how to make your meal points last you the whole time. You’re given a lump sum of points and very little direction about how much you should be using them, what they really represent and where you can
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