Illustration of person with many responsibilities

Finding balance: Living productively as a student

Back in high school, there was a structure to everything. You woke up at the same time every day, walked in the same hallways at school, met the same group of friends in classes, had dinner with your family every night, did homework before bed and repeat. Now all of a sudden in college, you’re thrust into an environment where you’re in control. You’re the master of your 24 hours. If this seems daunting, you’re not alone.
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On being busy

For all of UC Berkeley’s diversity and heterogeneity among its students, one thing remains constant — people are always busy. Since constant activity is lauded, we seem to find some sort of sick pride in doing things merely for the sake of doing them. This way of thinking and its invasion into one’s psyche can really mess with a person.
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Living like Ben Franklin for a week

This summer, while you are busy at your internship or binge-watching Netflix, we at the Clog went looking for ways to make our summer a more productive one. So we appealed to Benjamin Franklin for aid. We tried out his daily schedule to see if it would help lead to
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Do the time warp… again

Champagne Problems

The optimist sees the donut. The pessimist sees the hole. The cynic asks why anyone would give out free donuts in the first place. The opportunist grabs the donut and runs. The pessimist always saw that coming. The optimist hopes it will all work out for the best. While everyone else eats
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