72 hours of Homecoming

No matter what your plans — going to the football game, showing off Berkeley to your parents or visiting your alma mater — Homecoming weekend is going to be hectic.
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Coffee stops for busy Bears

We at the Clog can agree on one thing — coffee is our life juice. If you’re completely new to the thriving coffee scene in Berkeley, here are some suggestions for coffee stops on the way to commonly-frequented places among UC Berkeley students.
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Quick bites in Gourmet Ghetto

While you might have heard the name Gourmet Ghetto spoken a dozen times since arriving on campus, you might have never actually taken the journey there. On the surface, it’s simply the part of Shattuck Avenue sandwiched between Hearst Avenue and Rose Street. But in reality, it’s so much more: what some claim to be the birthplace of California cuisine.
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A guide to ordering your next cup of coffee

While we might have once found it acceptable to order just a plain old cup of joe, living in Berkeley has taught us differently. We still have the old second-wave coffee shops like Peet’s and Starbucks, but we have the added benefit of the Bay Area’s third-wave artisanal coffee, like Philz Coffee, and soon, Blue Bottle Coffee. With all the different choices, it can become unnecessarily overwhelming to order. The person in front of you got a non-fat triple-shot caramel macchiato, but what’s the right taste for you? Luckily, we at Clog are here to help you decipher the menu.
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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ students during RRR Week

On the sunny Friday morning of Dec. 11, students were lined up at 10 a.m. on Memorial Glade to partake in a “Star Wars”-themed study break. The event was hosted by the Business Careers in Entertainment Club, a student organization on campus dedicated to connecting students with job opportunities in the
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Winter is coming: how to prepare

Winter is coming … sort of. The heat wave hasn’t gone away yet, but it is starting to get slightly colder. While the weather is unpredictable, here are a couple of things to be prepared for in case the weather decides to flip a 180 and nip us in the butt.  
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Berkeley date ideas that won’t break the bank

Living on a college student budget can be tough — so going on expensive dates can be close to impossible. Thankfully being romantic doesn’t equate to being wealthy. Don’t believe us? Here’s a list of some great places to take your Berkeley date that will not only keep your money
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