A breakdown of your semester in shopping lists

As students at UC Berkeley, we are used to experiencing either extreme highs or extreme lows — in fact, these fluctuations in things like stress, mood and amount of sleep are so predictable they can be accurately plotted on a timeline of a typical UC Berkeley student’s semester. Today, we at the Clog
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7 ways to procrastinate before studying for finals

If you are in dire need of ways to distract yourself from studying for finals, you are not alone. In fact, we have got you covered on several “productive” ways to procrastinate that you may not have even thought of. If we are going to avoid studying, we might as well
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Emotional stages leading up to the end of the semester

As the end of the semester rolls around, your emotions may be all over the place. There are so many things to consider, such as next year’s living arrangements, summer plans and above all, finals. Some days during the next month will be good, others will be bad. But generally, you’ll
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Four ways to get focused for the next four weeks

RRR week exists for a reason — UC Berkeley finals are really, really hard. But sometimes, a week isn’t enough. Sometimes, that week will fly by after you’ve slept through the first two days of it, taken a San Francisco trip to unwind on the third and caught up with old
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PSA: Go pet and play with puppies outside Moffitt Library

Students will have the opportunity to pet adorable puppies and other dogs Wednesday as part of the campus health service’s Pet Hug program. The dogs will be available from noon to 1 p.m. outside Moffitt Library. With the stress of finals escalating each day, we totally understand the need for
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5 things to do on campus besides studying

Now that study mode has kicked in (You’re already hitting the books, right? Right.), we’re all flocking to find a nice study spot to settle into. With laptops, headphones, notes and books at the ready, places like Moffitt or the Academic Services Center become our second home for the week.
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Hug your way to an A

It’s an inherent fact that the stress before finals causes some people to kind of melt down. They stop taking care of themselves, eat foods they would otherwise never touch and go barking mad worrying about their grades. If you’re one of these people, there’s a great way to get
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5 things to look forward to after finals

RRR week — oh, who are we kidding, it’s dead week — is finally upon us. It’s time to begin studying diligently and start working on final projects — or just let our brains rest for a while before the real cramming begins. But let’s not forget what this beloved “break”
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