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 wouldn’t be breaking any ground to point out the unholy influence that the entertainment industry holds over our day-to-day lives. It’s a phenomenon of particular frustration when considering that little things like voter turnout are overwhelmingly superseded by hype over the latest episode of Jersey Shore. Just check out Yahoo’s top searches, for crying out loud. Our country’s priorities are, shall we say, askew.

Turns out it’s not just the general public who could use a serious reality check. Good old ex-prez George W. Bush told Matt Lauer, in an interview to be aired Nov. 8 regarding his upcoming book “Decision Points,” that the “all-time low” he experienced in his presidency was when Kanye West criticized the response to Hurricane Katrina by calling Bush a racist.

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Arthur, Bertha, Douglas, Edouard, Fay, Gustav, Hanna, Ike, Josephine … no, we’re not reading off the role sheet for your mom’s fifth grade class. If you’ve been following the news, you’ll know this is a list of just a few hurricanes to strike in 2008. But with all these new names to remember, maybe you forgot about our ol’ girl Hurricane Katrina.
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