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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Quiz: Should you put your dorm room on Airbnb?

Are you strapped for cash? Are your roommates out of town for the weekend? Are you fine with strangers rifling through your stuff? If so, we at the Clog have a suggestion for you — put your dorm on Airbnb! Take this quiz to find out if renting out your
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How to deal with an annoying floormate

You know who we’re talking about. It’s that one person on your floor who can’t shut up when you’re trying to sleep, leaves their trash strewn across the lounge, blasts horrid music that’s loud enough for the next building over to hear and unnecessarily unloads their various problems onto you
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UC Berkeley survival guide: what no one prepares you for

It’s the season of CalSO and Summer Bridge, so the campus is abound with starry-eyed barely-legals wondering what to expect within the chaotic Greco-modern concrete-jungle that is our campus. Will the parties be as lit as those in “Blue Mountain State?” Will you meet your future spouse? Will you fail
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How to deal with your first roommate fight

We’ve all been there. Your roommates or housemates did something to piss you off, whether they’ve “forgotten” to do their dishes four consecutive weeks in a row or left their dirty socks on the couch. Now you feel the need to take revenge — perhaps by putting their dirty plates in
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Back-to-school shopping guide

With the first week of classes quickly approaching, UC Berkeley students start to trickle back to campus in the hopes of adjusting to a new year at UC Berkeley. Moving in can be stressful: After all, forgetting your favorite crop top at home could tank your social status for an
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The struggles of subletting

If your summer plans take you away from Berkeley for an internship, going home or studying abroad, you might be trying to sublet your room. Unfortunately, the summer subletter is basically an endangered species.  If you’re lucky, someone will post on a group mentioning they might need housing for a
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Spent with my rent

Ask Me Anyway

Your rent’s like a personal plate of late-night nacho drunchies: You know you have to contribute and share with the gang, but you also need to protect your precious assets — this starts and ends with communication.
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