Vacationer or vacationless

Winter break is a time for vacations. We can finally leave school and head home homework free! There are no obligations to complete a bCourses response by 10 a.m. on a Tuesday, prepare for a quiz or wake up for an 8 a.m. discussion. We UC Berkeley students can finally
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Go to class or take a pass

“I will go to all of my classes.” This is the same white lie we all tell ourselves at the beginning of each new semester, and we partially believe it, at least for the first week of classes. Our high school selves were terrified into never missing a school day unless
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How to prepare for the new semester

Whether you’ve been counting down the days until you can leave your home or fighting each day that pushes you closer to the new semester, there’s no longer any denying the fact: Spring 2016 is approaching at full tilt, and you need to be prepared. Freshmen are anxiously wondering what
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Stages of winter break withdrawals

The happy times are coming to an end as winter break is almost over, and it’s time to face reality again. Whether we like it or not, school is approaching. Though the spring semester won’t be completely awful, only break can offer us the chill-laxation we need. After weeks away
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Relics of home: A thought piece

Being home for winter break often feels like taking a trip down memory lane. Your home is a place of comfort — time seems to have frozen the moment you left and retained all of your most precious memories, much like a time capsule. You simply cannot get the same feeling of comfort
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Things we missed over Thanksgiving break

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving break has been over for a while now. This time a week ago we were itching for the arrival of Turkey Day. By now, the planes have landed, the suitcases have been unpacked and, more likely than not, you’ve looked at yourself in the
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7-day exercise regime to revitalize your postbreak body

For many of us, three months straight of Crossroads, GBC, late-night cheesy sticks and far too many Gypsy’s calzones was too much to handle. We struggled to stay strong, had to resort to ramen every night and slowly became more and more sloth-like. Winter break was a wonderful chance for
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7 signs you’re over winter break

Don’t get us wrong: We at the Clog love winter break. We get food cooked for us and laundry done for us and can wear red without being booed out of the house. There comes a time, however, when we have to admit that we’re, well, over it. Here are seven
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