Getting rid of our school’s debt

We at the Clog are genuinely worried about our school’s debt. As the No. 1 public university in the world, the least of our worries should be seemingly unrectifiable debt. In our humble opinion, we consider ourselves financial experts, and a few changes here and there could help us get out
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Berkeley robbery conspiracy theories uncovered

If you’ve been checking your email the past week, it may seem as though you’re getting more messages from Clery than you are from your parents or even bCourses. During the past week, there have been a series of nine robberies near campus, and as police continue to search for the
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UC Berkeley For Dummies

There seems to be a “For Dummies” book for just about everything, but is there a “For Dummies” book for UC Berkeley? We at the Clog have devised our own version specific to life at UC Berkeley. So if you feel like a dummy at UC Berkeley, stay tuned for our
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Why Pat Brown’s is the best cafe on campus

We all know the feeling — you have an hour between classes, and you have to choose which cafe to go to on campus, a truly difficult decision. Sometimes you have to choose based on location, or sometimes based on price, but most of the time you choose based on what
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UC Berkeley reasons you’re late for class

Some of us are perpetually late. Making it on time anywhere just never seems to happen, even with the buffer zone that is Berkeley time. We can’t blame our tardiness on the traffic every single time though. When at UC Berkeley, there are unique but fairly legitimate reasons why you
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Berkeley squirrels, best in the world

Anyone who has ever eaten lunch on campus knows that UC Berkeley is filled with the biggest, baddest squirrels around. With bushy tails, beady eyes and no fear of students, these little folks have become something of an unofficial campus mascot. We went out and took pictures of our favorites
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#justberkeleythings

People who don’t go to UC Berkeley sometimes just can’t understand the weird things we deal with in our daily life here. To help shed light on the subject, we at the Clog put together five of the most common #justberkeleythings we all experience.
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What we tell ourselves before every semester

The start of the fall semester is slowly approaching. And regardless of which year you’re in, new beginnings inevitably come with promises or goals we make to follow through with the rest of the semester. Every UC Berkeley student has had some, if not all, of these idealistic thoughts that flit into their head at some point or another.
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UC Berkeley students: we’re 1 of a kind

The term “Berkeley bubble” exists for a reason. When you go back home and step back into the real world, you realize that some instinctive Berkeley habits may be out of place or simply unacceptable. Here’s a sampling of things that would fail to make you bat an eyelash at UC
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