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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The 5 stages of RRR week

The five stages of grief were originally designed to explain the very difficult emotional journey an individual undertakes when a loved one dies. But, we at the Clog know that Berkeley students are experiencing a different sort of death this week. RRR week heralds in the death of our dreams, our
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6 degrees of desperation

Sometimes what we do in desperation gets us into some strange scenarios, especially when desperation is caused by finals stress. Six degrees of separation is a theory that everybody and everything in the universe can be connected in six interpolative steps. Here at the Clog, we thought it would be an interesting experiment
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How to prepare for the end of the semester

Sometimes life in Berkeley all gets so overwhelming and it feels like you can’t keep up. With RRR Week about two weeks away, things may seem to be moving too quickly to process. If you’re keeping up just fine, keep doing what you’re doing and take further motivation in crossing
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How to go through RRR Week without leaving the Student Union

As students resumed classes following Thanksgiving break, many noticed something wonderful: the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union and Eshleman Hall are now open 24 hours a day. This is a call for celebration for late-night studiers everywhere — no longer must your cramming sessions and RRR Week all-nighters be confined to the crowded
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Reasons why we’re counting down to break

Thanksgiving break gave us a tiny taste of what winter break will be like, and now we’re anticipating the end of finals like never before. The thought of winter break is sweeter than the pumpkin pie you had last week. Here are some winter break things we’re daydreaming about in the
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