September is self-improvement month

September is national self-improvement month, which means it’s the perfect time to actually start carrying out the goals that you set for this semester. We at the Clog decided to ask fellow UC Berkeley students about their plans for self-improvement this month, and hopefully they can inspire us all to
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Cal girls aren’t that easy to pick up

The comedy YouTube channel Just Go TV filmed a skit at Cal in which they (unsuccessfully) tried to pick up girls. You’d think they’d try to woo Berkeley’s women using compliments, flowers … maybe some good old-fashioned chivalry. But no. Just Go TV’s pickup method of choice: speaking gibberish. In
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Xtreme discomfort

Megaphone

Hey Megaphone, So I did the thing you’re never supposed to do. I was fooling around on Xtube, and I thought I spotted someone familiar. Very familiar. It’s my roommate. Some of his stuff was shot at home, but a lot of it was clearly filmed in our room. A
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Los Campesinos!: Hello Sadness

Despite a penchant for ironic melancholy, British indie-pop group Los Campesinos! are typically bright and buoyant, their sprightly sound belying dejected lyrics about romantic insecurity. But in their fourth LP, Hello Sadness, the band greet sadness full on, and their music suffers for it. The record retains their dreadful lyrics,
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