shorts11-235x3001Best way to celebrate our sudden influx of warm weather: dreaded return to academic grind? Right. Try PFA’s screening of many shorts–not to be confused with our own informative pantaloons. [UC Berkeley Events]

When there’s something strange in the neighborhood, who YOU gonna call? Um, the twofer that is Berkeley’s campus-city ultimate crime-fighting combo. Obvi. [Mercury News]

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s ongoing research in the strife-ridden Gulf points to a quick-moving clean-up that may or may not be taking place as the handiwork of a very small, surprising source. [Wall Street Journal]

Lynne Cheney thinks we suck. [Huffington Post]

Earlier: Many Boo-Boos


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.

We think you’ll agree when we say that BP’s original catastrophic boo-boo pretty much took the cake in terms of all things appallingly apocalyptic. Which is why it’s pretty insanely unreal that in the wake of f***ing up so badly, not only have our good friends down at One Westlake Park failed to clean up their mess—they’ve also somehow managed to make it incalculably worse.

By that, we mean burning endangered sea turtles alive. read more »