2674135861_5bac436bdcThis is ridiculous(ly short notice), so we’re going to get right down to the nitty gritty.

Bag monsters attack! In a big way. About nine hours from now. So get movin’, bucko.

If you are a) vehemently opposed to plastic bags, b) at all aware of the historic upcoming vote to ban said vile creations statewide, c) really into any activity involving running willy-nilly whilst dressed absurdly throughout SF, or d) all of the above, then we suggest showing up at Ghirardelli Square at 10 a.m. sharp.

Just remember: don’t throw away the costume.

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Bag Monster Tour [site]

shorts11-235x300Oh, right—excuse this rock we’ve been calling our home. But seriously, on the off-chance you needed us to push the proposed fee hikes to the forefront of your mind, the UC Board of Regents will be discussing said shenanigans tomorrow. Capital Public Radio, in a segment on the subject, interviewed a Berkeley student whose name strikes us as quite familiar … [CPR]

So now that we’ve got you all bummed about money, how about going out and spending it—on chocolate! This weekend marks Ghirardelli Square’s 14th Annual Chocolate Festival, with vendors open from 12 to 5 offering samples (15 for $20). Miam miam! [BARE]

In more solemn news, there will be a a public memorial for Ronald Takaki, former professor of ethnic studies at UC Berkeley, this Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the International House’s Chevron Auditorium. Takaki, who passed away May 26, taught the “first black history course in the UC system.” The Clog expresses its condolences. [Contra Costa Times]

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Field Trips are Clog excursions to find a day’s worth of cheap fun that any college kiddie can enjoy. Thus shall we all smite the humdrummery of everyday life on campus.

So you look in your wallet and find only a BART ticket worth exactly $6.80, your student ID and a $20 bill. If you figured this wasn’t nearly enough to spend a classy day across the bay, you figured wrong. Just be prepared to hike a hundred hills.

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