How to impress your professor on the 1st day

It’s no secret that leaving a positive impression on your professor from the first day has some real benefits as the cruelty of the semester eventually intensifies. We’ve devised a foolproof plan to help you make and maintain an impression that will stay with your professor 15 weeks later.
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Things you do in lecture that are more obvious than you think

Sometimes (a lot of the time) lectures are a bit too boring to pay attention to, and before you know it, you end up scrolling through Facebook or checking your text messages. And while you believe you’re being inconspicuously sly, your actions are actually pretty obvious to those around you, including your professors.
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Waiting for waitlists: An ill-fated romance

Glossy eyed, you wake up in the morning with a smile on your face. It’s the day of your Phase I appointment, you’re finally an upperclassman (and should therefore get whatever class you want) and all is right in the world. You’re so happy and confident in the CalCentral system that
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Professors: looking to connect just like us

On a campus where relevance is of the utmost importance, often times even our educators participate in the quest to be culturally adept. Though we attend the number one public university in the world, our professors are still mortal (with a few exceptions of course), and try to connect with
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If TV geniuses were UC Berkeley professors

It’s not a surprise that walking around campus, we’re surrounded by a sea of intellectuals. The brilliance of our campus professors is evident in the designated Nobel laureate parking spaces and casually mentioned awards and grants. As students, we attend lectures with a mix of inspiration from our professors’ passionate
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Professor Pay-checker

The Daily Californian processed the last decade of payroll information for UC Berkeley faculty, creating the most complete, searchable database of professor and lecturer pay by campus department.
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How to quickly raise your participation grade

It’s the last week of classes, and your last worry before dead week is your participation grade. Whether you were too shy to ask questions or too absent to have any, a bad participation mark is now an existing threat to your final grade. But, it’s not too late. We at the
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50 thoughts your professor has during lecture

We’re so preoccupied during class with our own thoughts that we rarely take the time to entertain the idea that our professors could have as many crazy thoughts running through their heads as we do. We at the Clog have come up with our best guess of what our professors
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