What RRR week really stands for

Even though the administration insists that RRR stands for reading, reveiw and recitation, those three words don’t fully capture the desperation and dread associated with dead week. A more updated interpretation of RRR is necessary in order to describe the UC Berkeley student experience in the week leading up to finals.
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Rumor has it

Ah, finals season is upon us, and it seems as though there is no shortage of drama going into dead week. From the uncanny return of the Plastics to fraternity date parties, it appears that all of campus is buzzing. Haven’t felt the viral uprisings or emotional breakdowns of dead week
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Why study when you can sabotage?

It’s finally finals time, and we at the Clog are really feeling the pressure mounting. It’s gotten to that stage in the semester when we simply eat, sleep and dream (more like a nightmare) about the dreaded exams that are now thrust upon us. It’s a cruel game of hide-and-seek,
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A beginner’s guide to the RSF

As RRR week continues and finals loom upon us, so does the ever-growing stress that comes along with them. So, the question is, what should you do with all that pent-up energy that you could be putting into studying for finals? Well, we at the Clog want to suggest checking
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Procrastinating productively

RRR week is supposed to be an entire week dedicated to studying, but let’s be honest — most of us spend more time putting off our work than actually doing it. It’s inevitable that you’re going to indulge in some hardcore procrastination sometime this week, whether or not you actually need
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Quiz: Which finals time slot do you embody?

Finals week is always hellish for everyone. It doesn’t matter whether you have two finals and two papers or five finals and two lab practicals, next week will be one of the most anxiety-inducing, stressful weeks of our short 17- to 23- year lives. Everyone at UC Berkeley knows what
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