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Writer-director Bo Burnham speaks on coming-of-age triumph ‘Eighth Grade’

Bo Burnham’s following probably knows him best as the funnyman behind comedy songs published on a still-nascent YouTube, or his more recent Netflix …

UC Berkeley

‘Queer Eye’ season 2 packs emotional punches, struggles to overcome mainstream boundaries

<b>Grade: 3.0/5.0</b>What do a devout schoolteacher, a Walmart employee and an 18-year-old musician have in common? Two things: They all live in Georgia, …

LGBTQI

Broadway star Len Cariou talks 50-year making of Shakespeare musical ‘Broadway and the Bard’

To be a musical or not to be a musical? That is the question. Shakespeare and musical theater merge in “Broadway and the Bard: An Evening of …

UC Berkeley

California to vote on repealing Costa-Hawkins act in November

In November, the California Local Rent Control Initiative will allow voters to decide whether to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which …

Housing

Game of Thorns: Week 4 of ‘The Bachelorette’ sees romance pop, men chop and connections flop

When episodes of “The Bachelorette” begin with a rose ceremony, everything just feels off. We don’t get any time at the beginning of the episode, …

UC Berkeley

Homeless man arrested for alleged attack on Berkeley Police Department officer

Zhong Xin Yang, a 34-year-old homeless man, was arrested June 13 for allegedly committing felony assault on a Berkeley Police Department officer, …

UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley student in critical condition after being hit by DUI driver

Esteban Carlos Slavitt, a 26-year-old man, was arrested by the Berkeley Police Department Monday for allegedly driving under the influence and …

UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley student in critical condition after being hit by alleged DUI driver

Esteban Carlos Slavitt, a 26-year-old man, was arrested by the Berkeley Police Department Monday for allegedly driving under the influence and …

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Suspect flees after alleged robbery at Touchless Car Wash

Berkeley Police Department released a Nixle alert at 6:10 p.m. Sunday regarding an alleged robbery at Touchless Car Wash on Kittredge Street.The …

Crime

Suspect flees after alleged robbery at Touchless Carwash

Berkeley Police Department released a Nixle alert at approximately 6:10 p.m. Sunday regarding an alleged robbery at Touchless Carwash on Kittredge …

Crime

BAMPFA exhibit “Way Bay 2” provides cohesive, indecisive look at Bay Area art

Attempting a complete look at the art of the Bay Area over the past 200 years and before is no small feat. It has to cut across generations, mediums …

Art

SOPHIE produces raucous vulnerability on her debut ‘OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES’

<b>Grade: 4.5/5.0</b>Since the release of her 2015 compilation album <i>Product</i>, SOPHIE has been working behind the scenes for artists from Vince Staples to …

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Flatbush Zombies nails coffin in final show of See You in Hell tour

If the members of Flatbush Zombies are going to be in hell, it might not be such a bad place to end up. Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice and Erick Arc …

UC Berkeley

So you’re a 12-year-old hajji?

When I was in seventh grade, my family decided to embark on hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina. When I first found out I was going on …

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Researchers pioneer DNA synthesis method that creates genes faster, cheaper

Researchers from the Joint BioEnergy Institute, a scientific partnership led by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, have pioneered a cheaper …

UC Berkeley

Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley researchers find method for creating potential antibiotics from soil microbes

A team of researchers from UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is working on producing antibiotics through previously unknown soil …

Biology

Lisa Alvarez-Cohen appointed as UC Berkeley’s next vice provost for academic planning

UC Berkeley professor of environmental engineering Lisa Alvarez-Cohen will be the campus’s next Vice Provost for Academic Planning, as current Vice …

UC Berkeley

The ‘final sail’ for HS Lordships: Berkeley Marina restaurant to close July 1

After serving the Berkeley community with Sunday brunches and celebratory dinners on the Berkeley Marina waterfront for nearly 50 years, HS Lordships …

UC Berkeley

Tsu-Jae King Liu appointed dean of UC Berkeley College of Engineering

Effective July 1, Tsu-Jae King Liu, the current campus vice provost for academic and space planning, will assume the role of dean of the campus …

UC Berkeley

A who’s who guide to BTS, the K-pop boy band breaking out in America

Korean pop music, or K-pop, has finally made its way to America — and it’s here to stay. Although Korean groups such as Wonder Girls and EXO have …

Music

Top Pac-12 men’s basketball prospects in 2018 NBA Draft

It’s a tale as old as time — two young scholars elect themselves as team captains and divy up the rest of the boys on the blacktop to compete in a …

College Sports

Durant Avenue: A haven for the best drunk food in Berkeley

<b></b>A night of drinking elicits several kinds of alter-egos, hidden emotions and random scenarios, but nothing comes to the rescue in these trying times …

Student Journalism

Calling all the single ladies — now put your hands up!

I’m turning 20 years old soon. For some, it might seem a rather early age to talk about the idea of being single. For others, the state of being …

UC Berkeley

Your mom is probably not an ‘Emma,’ but she might be a ‘Linda’

If you know someone named Barbara, then they’re probably at least 50 years old. Same goes for people named Deborah, Linda, Larry or Gary. Maybe you …

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Podcast hosts the McElroy brothers bring all goofs, no bummers to San Francisco

As the crowd waited for the McElroy brothers — Justin, Travis and Griffin — to take the stage Thursday night, the entire theater joined in for an …

UC Berkeley

State Champs’ ‘Living Proof’ is living proof of pop punk’s versatility

<b>Grade: 4.0/5.0</b>Who said an old dog can’t learn new tricks? A recognized act in the pop-punk world, State Champs has been enthralling Vans-wearing …

Pop Punk

Best of the West: ‘Westworld’ episode 2×9 ‘Vanishing Point’ explores freedom through death

Like last episode, this episode of “Westworld” includes an abundance of exposition via flashback, specifically of one event: Juliet’s (Sela Ward) …

TV Series

Game of Thorns: Episodes 1-3 of ‘The Bachelorette’ pose pretty boys and petty drama

If for some reason you ran out of rosé and were unable to watch the past three weeks of Becca’s season of “The Bachelorette,” don’t worry! We’re here …

Berkeley

A Shakespeare by any other name

To say I valued those who valued books would be something of an understatement. I followed my bookish sister and slightly less bookish brother …

Berkeley

On ‘Lost & Found’ Jorja Smith’s grief produces beautiful art

<b>Score: 4.0/5.0</b>Jorja Smith’s debut album <i>Lost & Found</i> is an intensely personal, poignant debut that executes on its lucid songwriting and diverse …

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