What to do when you find out your class was cancelled

We’ve all been there. You show up to class, notice you’re the only one there (along with one other clueless person), then pull out your syllabus. Underneath today’s date on the syllabus reads a friendly reminder that your professor has left in big bold letters: DO NOT COME TO CLASS
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How to multitask while studying for finals

Studying for finals is already tough, and just because we have to study doesn’t mean we can neglect our other needs, right? These are incredibly important tasks we’re talking about, so without further ado, we at the Clog present to you a list of things you can do while studying to kill
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How to cope when your friends study abroad for summer

A side effect of attending the world’s No. 1 public university is the fact that opportunities continue even when school doesn’t. Among our many study-abroad options for summer 2015 are programs in China, France, Spain … countries around the world. Sure, this is good news for those of us who want
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She said, love don’t come easy

Because the Internet

I have been lucky enough to know love across oceans and continents, across thousands of miles. I know what it is to trace the outline of someone’s pixelated face when it freezes mid-Skype, defined by its poor resolution and candid capture.
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The gospel of Snapchat

Millennial Meltdown

I’m no ghost expert. Nor do I imagine, based on the drawing of the ghost on the application icon, is Snapchat. But I would hazard to guess that ghosts are either invisible or, on the whole, fairly inconspicuous.
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App showdown: Skype vs. Google Hangouts

It’s a bit ironic that we look at old TV shows like The Jetsons and still marvel at the “what the future holds.” As far as we’re concerned, the future is already here: Video calls like the ones we used to ogle in classic TV show are now commonplace. Across
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Thursday app of the week: Office 365

Name: Microsoft Office 365 Platform(s): Windows, OSX, The Internet Price: Free Mission: Make Office files sync everywhere and more This week’s app would be completely boring if it was not for the fact that it’s now (kinda) free for people with a @edu email address. As a student you’ll get
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Off the beat: Distance makes the heart grow fonder

I started college in the bliss of a new love. I was certain that I would be able to handle the stress of a long-distance relationship that was six months fresh, and I soon met many others who were just as hopeful as I was. But, as the year progressed, the number of friends I had who were in long-distance relationships plummeted. I began to worry about my relationship, and whether it could survive the strain of being cities away. It seemed to me then, that Austin and I were fighting insurmountable odds and that it was only a matter of time until it all fell apart.
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