Websites that are less ratchet than CalCentral

Oh, CalCentral. Where do we begin? With class registration looming upon us, we at the Clog thought we might reflect on the university’s most ratchet website to date. We know, you’re already aware that it looks like a third grader made it. Its interface is hardly user-friendly, and it’s just
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How to deal with not getting what you want

We don’t always get what we want. That’s just a fact of life. Maybe it was being rejected from that internship you’d been pining for, or the heartbreaking moment when you realize that the class you had been eyeing for the longest time was full.  And if you want to
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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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Don’t haze me bro: Tele-BEARS dysfunction

Here at UC Berkeley, we enjoy a classic tough luck attitude and a unique grit that makes us such a rare breed. The recently retired Tele-BEARS — the notoriously dysfunctional, hellish, mental breakdown inducing, destabilizing and dehumanizing class signup system introduced to us as high school graduates — took on
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Tips and tricks for using Schedule Planner

What’s the most surprising thing that’s come out of 2016? Some might say the Donald Trump presidential campaign, some might say the album Beyonce casually decided to drop over the weekend — but we’re going to go with the fact that the administration has somehow managed to come up with a
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A love letter to Tele-BEARS

Dear Tele-BEARS, We miss you, Tele-BEARS. We even miss those three-way trysts with AirBears2. We’re so sorry we left you in the dust for a total jerk who does nothing for us. CalCentral just does not compare — he’s mysterious like you but he doesn’t reveal everything. Where’s the final exam schedule? How
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Students react to CalCentral’s absorption of Tele-BEARS

As Tele-BEARS is being phased out this March, students reflect on their past experiences with the 30-year-old system. Here’s what students want to see from CalCentral, the new system that will include student services websites such as Tele-BEARS, MyFinAid, CARS, DARS, BearFacts and ScheduleBuilder.