Catching UC Berkeley nostalgia

From mountains or shores, metropolises or small towns, Scandinavia or Asia, UC Berkeley students come from all over the world — you can hear more than 200 different languages on our campus. When summer begins, our friends are just like migrant birds flying back to their own nests, traveling to places
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36 hours: a weekend in Berkeley

Taking a nod from the New York Times’ “36 Hours in …” series, we’ve compiled a list of Berkeley institutions that make the city its own. Whether you’re new to town or a local resident, take a weekend to fall in love — or back in love — with the sights, smells and sounds of Berkeley.
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Tips for prospective students on Cal Day

As a newly admitted high school senior visiting UC Berkeley, you are bound to make many newbie mistakes (as we all have). Here are some tips on how to do your first trip to your future home the right way! 1. Download YikYak to peruse the inner consciousnesses of UC Berkeley students. 2. Wear comfortable shoes,
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5 best places to grab lunch between classes

We at the Clog understand. Sometimes you just need lunch, and you need it now. You don’t have much time before your next class, but if you wait any longer to eat, you don’t know what will happen or what you may do. Well, we’ve got you covered with the five
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The funniest Yelp reviews for Bay Area restaurants

“Let’s try someplace new!” This excited statement is inevitably followed by a perusal of Yelp reviews of the surrounding area and an increasingly heated round of “you decide,” “no, you decide.” On the whole, Yelp reviews are informative but not the most entertaining. But there are a few lonesome gems amongst
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Steve’s Korean BBQ and other great places to eat on gameday

Street signs that usually say things such as “road closure” are reprogrammed to say “Go Bears.” Traffic along Piedmont Avenue becomes similar to that of LA’s 405 freeway. Bright-yellow and navy-blue rugby shirts are seen in packs running through the streets of Berkeley. Street vendors begin occupying every corner of Berkeley
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A guide to UC Berkeley for parents and visitors

In the weeks leading up to move-in day, thousands of parents and families visit Berkeley to help their proud new freshmen move into the residence halls. It’s difficult to figure out the logistics of moving in, especially if it’s your first time visiting Berkeley. With this in mind, the Daily Clog put
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A vegetarian’s and vegan’s guide to Berkeley

People may choose to avoid meat and dairy for a variety of reasons. Regardless of the Berkeley stereotype that we are all crazy liberals and members of a vegan cult, it can be difficult to find vegetarian and vegan options to suit those who prefer a meatless diet. That’s why we here at Clog have decided
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Places to eat after 2 a.m.

It’s 2 a.m. during dead week, and you are hanging by your last remaining thread of sanity. After studying for five hours in a cramped cubicle in Moffitt Library with a dragon’s horde of coffee-stained notebooks and worksheets, you forgot to do one very important thing: eat. By now, your
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