After discovering the latest omen of the world’s coming demise, the Clog encourages Berkeley students to put down their books and enjoy their short-lived time on Earth.

Terrifying though the giant plastic vortex in the Pacific may be, we’d take that particular symptom of Armageddon over this one any day.

Man, do we wish we were making this up. But the Arctic seas are indeed gradually turning into acid, as a result of (big effing surprise) carbon-dioxide emissions. Which admittedly renders the above video somewhat of a stretch, but we thought it might be nice to lighten the mood a tad before comprehensively maiming every last one of your hopes and dreams. read more »


Those of you who have undergone the college application process can surely agree that it’s mildly overwhelming at best and heart attack-inducing at worst. Even acceptance letters don’t always put a cap on the stress; there remains the sometimes agonizing dilemma of which school is subjectively “best,” according to factors ranging from academics to the eternal issue of cost. read more »