Have you ever noticed how weird the door handles on the east entrance of the MLK Jr. Student Union are? Look at them:


That can't be fun.

Not only do the bears have emaciated bodies that are reminiscent of giraffe necks, but they look terrified (not to mention uncomfortable). The look in their eyes screams, “Oh god, we are going to spend the rest of our lives being strangled by strange hands!” read more »

shorts11-235x300The Beavers really slaughtered the Bears in this week’s game against Oregon State, but tailback Jahvid Best almost made it literal with his “serious concussion” he received after landing hard on the back of his head and neck. We wish you the best, Mr. Best. [Daily Cal]

You know what would really help solve this budget crisis: just getting rid of the professors. Don’t get something? Just press the “I don’t understand” button on your chair. [New York Times]

There’s a lot of Shakespeare going on in Berkeley, folks. Check out the BareStage production of “Othello” or The Globe Theatre’s production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost” at Zellerbach. The Clog has seen both and we can vouch that both are excellent. [Cal Performances]

If, for some reason, you have the mid-fall urge to go ice skating, then too bad. Just kidding—you can head over to the Embarcadero rink or the Safeway Rink in Union Square in SF to get your skate on. [7x7]

Earlier: Twitter Bitterness Never Gets Old

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.

Well, you know times are tough when people are going all “stoic and zombie-like” and (possibly) trying to off themselves by jumping into bear pits. With real bears, a.k.a. godless killing machines and the number one threat to America.

That’s what happened on Sunday when a “transient” named Kenneth Herron somehow wrangled his way into the “grizzly bear grotto” (no joke) at the San Francisco Zoo. There’s a video of the thing, but we couldn’t figure out how to embed it. Alas. In any case, it’s pretty funny. In a mildly confusing kind of way.

Man Climbs Into Bear Enclosure at SF Zoo [SFist]
Stephen Colbert vs. Laser Bears [YouTube]
Earlier: Plastic Vortex