Student Journalism

A few honest moments

One of the most profoundly isolating human experiences is to finish a movie in the theater and, looking to your left and then to your right, discover …

UC Berkeley

It was a lifelong dream, but now it’s the real thing: ‘Life-Size 2’ is happening

It’s been 18 years. <i>18</i>. Get ready to shine bright, shine far, not be shy and be a star!All the jaws of everyone born approximately from 1990 to 2003 …

UC Berkeley

'A black hole of nonsense': Indigo's closing draws quite a mix of reactions

After <b>Indigo Nightclub</b> announced the popular drinking and dancing spot would be closing after 10 years of business, an interesting mix of reactions …

Penn State

Marijuana remains illegal on campus despite statewide legalization

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer<br>July 18, 2018<br>Filed under Campus, Headliners, News, Vermont<p>Close Modal Window<p>Hang on for a minute...we're trying to …

Cannabis

8-story housing project planned for Bancroft Way, 1 block from UC Berkeley campus

The city of Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board is in the process of approving an eight-story private development project to be situated at 2580 …

UC Berkeley

One visit isn’t enough at National Museum of African-American History and Culture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – While visiting or interning in Washington D.C., make time to visit the Smithsonian: National Museum of African-American History …

Black History

Confidentiality of Some Admissions Files Remains in Dispute in Suit Against Harvard

These currently sealed documents include the depositions and emails of several Harvard officials, including Director of Admissions and Financial Aid …

College & University

‘Magic’ at San Francisco Botanical Garden: Flower Piano brings joy, musical appreciation to the Bay

Kavya Narendra-Babu / StaffAt the entrance to the San Francisco Botanical Garden, 9-year old Damian Wilson played Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” on a …

UC Berkeley

The Art of Staying Slow and Keeping Steady | Opinion | The Harvard Crimson

Upon arriving at Boston Logan International Airport in the August before my freshman year, I couldn’t help but have one intense observation over and …

Harvard

Patrick Laird continues to represent Cal football, running back named preseason candidate for Doak Walker Award

This week keeps getting better and better for Cal redshirt senior running back Patrick Laird, as today he was one of 62 athletes named as a preseason …

Watchlist

Former UC Berkeley art museum building to be converted into scientific research hub

A building with a Brutalist architectural style that formerly housed a UC Berkeley art museum will be converted into a campus research hub for life …

UC Berkeley

Upper Hearst development plan aimed at addressing need for housing and academic, research space

The UC Berkeley administration presented a proposed housing plan dubbed “Upper Hearst Development for the Goldman School of Public Policy” at the …

UC Berkeley

6 UCPD officers fired for falsifying reports

The six UCPD officers who were being investigated for falsifying reports of their locations were fired Tuesday, as first reported by the Mercury …

Alameda County

San Francisco Bay’s water quality improves after long-term cleanup efforts

Recently, the water quality in the San Francisco Bay has been showing signs of improvement, partly thanks to decades of environmental cleanup …

Pollution

3 injured in alleged freeway shooting Saturday morning

Three people were injured in an alleged shooting that occurred about 3 a.m. Saturday on the eastbound Interstate 80 freeway near the Gilman Street …

California

Man arrested for allegedly grabbing, attempting to kidnap woman in Downtown Berkeley

A homeless man was arrested early Sunday morning for allegedly grabbing and dragging a woman across the street in Downtown Berkeley, according to …

Crime

Do you have what it takes to pay off your student loans?

Graduating college is one of the best and worst feelings in the world. It’s the best because, well, you’re finally done with undergrad. It’s the …

UC Berkeley

Football: Former Ohio State defensive end Mike Kudla dead at 34

Former Ohio State defensive end Mike Kudla died Sunday at the age of 34, according to an announcement made by Highland Local Schools.<p>Highland Local …

College Football

Indian Flavors Express closes; location to be made into student housing

Local Indian restaurant Indian Flavors Express closed June 30 because of planned development at the site after Landmark Properties acquired the …

Flavors

Palo Alto dog parks foster community

Opened on June 14, the dog park in the back of Peers Park joins Mitchell Park and Foothills Park as Palo Alto’s third dog park. Located at 1899 Park …

Silicon Valley

Q&A: Dr. Lisa Post on digital mental health resources for athletes

<i>Clinical psychologist Dr. Lisa Post, Ph.D., is conducting a study that introduces Stanford athletes to digital mental health, which aims to evaluate</i> …

Mental Health

Students for Fair Admissions and Harvard Both Got It Wrong | Opinion | The Harvard Crimson

In November 2014, anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions filed its ongoing and contentious lawsuit against Harvard, claiming that …

Social Justice

Cal announces $30M plans to improve softball, beach volleyball facilities

In an effort to provide existing women’s teams at Cal with facilities similar to those of their male counterparts, UC Berkeley will be constructing …

UC Berkeley

Mini paradise in a sweltering city: My first days in Shanghai

For some, paradise means relaxing on the beach with a cool ocean breeze. For others, it’s summiting a snow-covered mountain.For me, paradise is …

UC Berkeley

How to pretend to be productive while looking at memes

Critics think memes are a waste of time, but in reality, they can be the only thing saving us from staring lonesomely into the distance and falling …

UC Berkeley

World Emoji Day: Emojis that describe a UC Berkeley student’s day

July 17 is the only day you can actually use the calendar emoji, and it also happens to be World Emoji Day! These fun icons are always there to add …

UC Berkeley

East Bay Express publisher resigns over racial slur scandal

East Bay Express publisher Stephen Buel stepped down from his position Saturday after a scandal in which he used a racial slur — prompting past …

UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley hires Deborah Kelley, guilty of committing fraud, as major gifts assistant

UC Berkeley’s College of Letters and Sciences hired Deborah Kelley, who pleaded guilty to a federal fraud case in September 2017, as a major gifts …

UC Berkeley

UC Board of Regents to enter 3rd meeting with 5 vacancies

Entering its final meeting of the summer, the UC Board of Regents will have had five vacancies for about three months, after two term-outs, two …

UC Berkeley

UC regents to convene over nonresidents, lab management, independent auditor

The UC Board of Regents will convene at UCSF Mission Bay on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss nonresident students, management of the Los Alamos …

Higher Education