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Diving into a caffeine-driven, sleep-deprived information vortex for the next week is the recommended way to get those Berkeley grades. Sleep is your worst enemy, as well as any sense of moderation or pacing.

To facilitate this, Late Night at Crossroads —UC Berkeley’s largest dining common — is giving out free coffee and tea. Now you have no excuse to fall asleep before 6 a.m. and a very flimsy excuse to fall asleep at all. How else are you supposed to learn all of that new material your professors dumped on you for RRR week? Not by consolidating your memories in your sleep, that’s for sure.

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Here’s to Summer! The lazy days when skin and the leather of couches become synonymous, when the only thing to interrupt your afternoon slumber is the jubilant music of passing ice cream trucks and the naive laughter of children, unaware of the coming zombie apocalypse. Free of finals, papers, and Yoshua, enjoy your free time my fellow students — you will not bask in such luxury again.

No, not because the world is ending in December (we still expect our presents), but because you go to Cal, so suck it up. Now is the time to do all the things, do all the people, and get jiggy with it. Here at the Clog, we endorse hedonism (with protection) but in its most efficient, optimal sense. So here is a club crawl to guide you through your counting days of freedom before you’re back dodging flyers and 4.0’s at Cal once again.

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Mark your calendars (if you’re of the drinking age, that is): On Nov. 14, John’s Grill in Union Square will celebrate its 100th anniversary with eight-cent drinks.

Yes, cents. If you’ve got some spare change to rub together, head over between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Best way to end a week of class ever, even with the two cheapo drink limit.

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John’s Grill to Celebrate 100 Years With 8-Cent Cocktails [Eater SF]