Quiz: Should you wear a jacket today?

You are about to leave your dorm room, apartment, frat house or mildly comfortable trash heap for the day, but for some reason the weather app on your phone is not working and you are unsure what Oski, in all his infinite power, has willed the weather to be this
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A scientific study of UC Berkeley’s GSIs

The common graduate student instructor, Latin name Eruditorem discipulus, is a moderately large, library-dwelling breed endemic to the campus and surrounding areas of UC Berkeley. Despite its relatively frequent appearance in classrooms and other areas associated with learning and knowledge, the graduate student instructor, or GSI, is still a favorite
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Playlists for dead week

As UC Berkeley students, we at the Clog recognize the dead-week struggle. Lugging bags full of books down to Main Stacks, chugging Starbucks Doubleshots one after another, sacrificing roommates to the Great and Terrible Lord Oski, He Who Sees All, in a desperate bid for an A — it can be tough. Luckily,
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How screwed are you for finals?

We’re all well-acquainted with the feeling of stomach-dropping panic that comes along with every big exam. The mantra “I’m screwed for this test” has been echoed in every study session, floor lounge and reserved room in Main Stacks, if not since the beginning of time itself, then at least since
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Big Game Week events

On Saturday, red and white will clash with blue and gold as the Bears travel to take on the…trees (it’s like they were trying to think of an intimidating mascot but gave up and settled for trees). In preparation for Big Game, there’ll be a number of activities and events
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Clog-approved NaNoWriMo ideas

As UC Berkeley students, we’re all contractually obligated to overload ourselves with responsibilities to the point where we’re less human than we’re shivering, weeping lumps of cortisol. (Sorry, but we did tell you to read the fine print on the SIR.) In order to expedite the process by which we
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Meaningful questions UC Berkeley students ask

When we’re walking around campus in our coats, sipping some hot chocolate in this cold weather or even enjoying our short time in a warm shower, chances are we’ve often slipped into a period of observing and questioning our quirky campus. Even though it’s almost the end of midterm season,
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Opinions on Oski

Have you ever been walking along on game day and felt a chill at the back of your neck? Ever heard footsteps shambling behind you, but when you turned to see who it was, saw nothing except a single white glove lying on the ground? When you close your eyes,
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Calstrology: the back-to-school edition

Welcome back to UC Berkeley, everyone! As the new school year begins, take a look at your zodiac sign to see what this year has in store for you. Aries: Berkeley squirrel Take time to enjoy the nice things in life, whether it be a bite of someone else’s food or chasing
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