Mini-trip ideas to get away from Berkeley

It’s that point in the semester. We all feel it. With the weariness of midterms dragging on and the grunge of Berkeley seeping into your soul, you start to question if you can really carry on like this for another two months. But no worries, there’s a cure. We at the
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Rosé sangria

Saturday is National Rosé Day, so we at the Clog thought we would celebrate good times and whip up a pitcher of this refreshing, fruity rosé sangria. The fresh summer fruits bring a bright sweetness to this pink punch, while the triple sec offers a citrus punch to the aftertaste.
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Home wasn’t built in a day

We call ourselves the Benvenue Blood Sisters. There are six of us. We are very close, and we live in a house called the Benvenue Estate, named after the street we live on. I’ve lived here the longest out of the six of us: three years to be exact, so
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Carpe il Vino

“Definite hints of cherry,” I say in my best I-went-to-Yale-and-this-wine-is-worth-$200 voice, swirling the burgundy liquid around and around in the thinly stemmed glass. “Some oaky-ness, right?” “Yeah. Wow, that was on point!” Erika says, clinking glasses with me as she peruses the wine list. “Oh wait, no, I was looking
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Kitchen tip: Cooking with alcohol

Everyone has that morning. You wake up and realize all the alcohol from last night is half full and uncapped. No one wants to drink it anymore, but you don’t feel right just pouring it down the drain. Very few people understand the potential that alcohol beverages of all kinds
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Sober isn’t always better

Sex on Tuesday

I love drunk sex. It’s true — no matter how cliche this probably already sounds. True, often enough, one does not fully or mostly remember drunken encounters, and of course there’s the good ol’ sloppiness that comes with inebriation — let’s not even mention guys’ occasional “alcohol impairment.” But all that
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SEX ON TUESDAY: An orgasmic rollercoaster

I left his house Sunday morning in a daze. I was physically exhausted, and the inevitable migraine was looming, but the rays of sunlight and cool breeze from the pier perpetuated my high. Despite our incompatible personalities and widely divergent interests, we have a sexual chemistry that is remarkably coordinated and
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