A guide to celebrating Presidents’ Day

The most important holiday in February is here. We know what you’re thinking, and no, it’s not Valentine’s Day. Rather, it’s a day later. February 15th is Presidents’ Day. We at the Clog know you’re frantically trying to figure out how to best honor George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, so we
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Winter Wonderland: Serene Lakes, CA

When it comes up that I have a cabin, I usually say it’s in Tahoe. Those familiar with the area will ask where in Tahoe, and I’ll backtrack slightly and explain that it’s more like Donner Summit, near Sugarbowl. Sometimes people will ask for even more details, and I’ll narrow
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Picks of the Week

Couldn’t afford Coachella tickets? Go celebrate the blossoming of cherries instead! The 48th annual Cherry Blossom Festival will occur over the next two weekends in San Francisco’s Japantown. Check out all the performances and exhibits that make this festival so well known — the best part is that most events
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5 of the best brunch spots in Berkeley

Slept until noon but still want breakfast? Well, brunch is certainly the most important meal of the day (as declared by us!). Venture out this weekend and try some of the delicious brunch spots Berkeley has to offer! 1. Elmwood Cafe: If you’re in the mood for a light but filling
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Picks of the Week

The Hechinger Report provides offbeat and necessary insight into the United States educational system. Pieces run the gamut from data-driven analyses and commentaries to op-eds and other contributory articles — all of which focus on education policy and its effects. Though the articles are inherently interesting, they are made even
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Find me at the Rose Garden

Most of the freshmen I’ve met in my first three weeks have agreed that Berkeley is a big place. I myself moved from a small suburb of Los Angeles with some 25,000 people to a school with just about the same number of students enrolled. In an effort to explore
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Things to do this weekend instead of partying

It’s a beautiful night, and you’re looking for something fun to do. If you’re tired of getting drunk at the same old frat parties, don’t worry — the Clog has got you covered. Here are some activities you can do in the weekend besides going out to drink: 1. Climb
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A typical weekend hangover described in GIFs

Step inside a party over the weekend and you’re greeted by the thumping bass of dance music, an epileptic display of lights, red solo cups and a welcoming cesspool of drunken individuals. “This, right here, is what college is about,” you say to yourself. “I’m going to get laid tonight!”
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Land of Plenty: 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival

While October generally means frights, candy, Halloween raves, there’s one show that stands out from the standard fall festivals. The Treasure Island Music Festival is one of the newer annual music festivals to arrive in the Bay Area. Since 2007, the festival has been quietly gaining attention. Now in its
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