Experiencing Mexico for the first time

Mexico is one of the most popular spring break destinations, and many UC Berkeley students each year travel to either Cancun or Cabo. This year, I had the pleasure of discovering one of the more underrated places in the country.  A couple of friends and I drove all the way from
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Quiz: How good was your spring break really?

“How was your spring break?”— the one question that has been constant these past few post-break days, preceding your automatically conditioned response, “Good!” Maybe if you know the person pretty well, you go into detail, but no matter what, you relay the most positive facts with a smile and a
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Quiz: How should you celebrate after your last midterm?

With the end of midterms season approaching and finals looming in the near future (5 weeks), you’ve probably either taken your last midterm or are just about to finish them up. We at the Clog have some radical suggestions for celebrating your escape from hell.   Contact Sasha Ashall at
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Spring break regrets

Spring break was a long time coming, but didn’t waste any time going by. Now, it’s over too soon. There are some things you probably wish you’d done, and some more that you wish you hadn’t. We at the Clog have complied a list of the most common spring break regrets, so
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Is your spring fling the real thing?

Maybe staying in Berkeley to study for the GRE or secure that internship this summer wasn’t on your list of most ideal ways to spend your vacation days. But you did what you had to do, and you made sure those beautiful spring hours were spent with an equally beautiful someone. Here
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Bliss in the Bahamas

For spring break, I traveled to Nassau, Bahamas, and stayed on Paradise Island, an island located just off the shore of Nassau. The second best thing about the Bahamas — the first being the drinking age of 18 — was the views. The resort was surrounded by views of the
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Why vacation with your parents is the best

There seems to be a myth surrounding spring break that most people travel to some exotic location with their friends and drink sugary virgin margaritas in a resort until they puke their guts out. You’re supposed to get irresponsible tattoos of your friend’s frat letters on your butt cheek and go
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How to recover from the spring break slump

Returning to dull lectures after spending hours sunbathing and indulging in your mom’s cooking can seem impossible. Lingering suntans, slightly embarrassing pictures you’re now tagged in on Facebook and grogginess from long nights spent forgetting about midterms seem to be a part of a fantasy that is, unbelievably, already over.
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Lazy break snacks

The last thing anyone wants to do over break is work, and as much as we all love eating, food preparation can sometimes be a lot of work. Cooking is a hassle, and the clean-up process is an even larger inconvenience. You can’t even bring yourself to think about planning a full-blown
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New shows to get you through spring break

In a wasteland of midterms and papers — and let’s be honest, tears — it can be comforting to watch the same shows over and over again. Maybe you already know all the words to every episode of “Friends” or “The Office,” but isn’t it time to start fresh with a new show?
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