Playlist to get you pumped for fall semester

With the fall semester quickly approaching and the last weeks of summer winding down, we at the Clog thought that we would create a playlist to get you feeling excited for the semester to come. Because many people listen to their music through Spotify, we thought we’d only pick songs that are available on it (and FYI student subscriptions are only $5 a month!). So sit back, relax and enjoy some hits that will get you in the back-to-school mood.
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Working for free

Doing Okay (Kind Of)

Since I turned 16, I have constantly been on the job search. It only took me a few months after my birthday to land my first job at Round Table Pizza. It was what you might call the sixteen-year-old’s dream job: free pizza and discounts. My second job in high
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So you graduated, now what?

Congratulations! If you’re reading this article, it’s probably because you’re a recent college graduate, a wannabe college graduate or someone who sympathizes deeply with recent college graduates. We at the Clog applaud you because we know that going to school here at the No. 1 public university in the world is
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How to prepare for the end of the semester

Sometimes life in Berkeley all gets so overwhelming and it feels like you can’t keep up. With RRR Week about two weeks away, things may seem to be moving too quickly to process. If you’re keeping up just fine, keep doing what you’re doing and take further motivation in crossing
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The 6 types of people in a group project

Just when you thought you had finally pushed away the horrible memories of working in a group project in high school forever, your GSI introduces this new project with assigned group members. Gasp. But then again, maybe you didn’t think group projects were all that bad because that meant that someone else could
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How to balance a part time job with school

Spring semester is often notorious for its tendency to make students increase their workload, both academically and otherwise. After settling into individual grooves over fall semester, many of us tend to take on more to balance over the next semester and sometimes, it can get too overwhelming. For those of
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Pros and cons of being back in Berkeley

Ah, a new semester. After a month of break, some UC Berkeley students are excited to get back, while others are not as eager to be returning to class. Whether you were counting down the days until school began again or already counting down the days until summer, you can’t
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How summer is making you more stressed

As ridiculous as it seems, being more stressed during the summer than during the school year is an actual phenomenon. All of a sudden, everything you pushed back during the school year becomes a reality — one which you are not ready to face. Though summer is a time for
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How to put down that phone in 11 easy steps

In an era of selfies and stalking, it’s quite difficult to put away your phone. But when you have midterms to study for and papers to write, the phone must go. Many of you may have tried to put your phone away before in an attempt to get off Facebook
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Off the beat: Getting through the rut

I was walking through Sproul Plaza on Monday, attempting to blaze through the hordes of flierers to get to the peace and quiet of my apartment. It had been a rough week — a rough week in the middle of a rough month in the middle of a rough semester.
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