Student Journalism

Born Muslim, raised American

I don’t remember how young I was the first time my father took me walking in the park. I know I was old enough to remember what he said. With the …

UC Berkeley

Republican Legislation Could Prevent Harvard from Enforcing Sanctions | News | The Harvard Crimson

The U.S. Capitol building.<p>Harvard could be prevented from enforcing its sanctions on members of single-gender social groups under a measure included …

Harvard

Bill Fennelly reflects on Monica Huelman Zaruba's life

Iowa State's women's basketball coach Bill Fennelly was clearly a loss for words during his Monday's press conference.<p>He struggled to find the words …

Women's Basketball

Facts you didn’t know about coffee

Ah, coffee — the hot bean water we all know and love. From its inviting aroma to its amazing effects, it really comes in clutch when you are forced …

Coffee

Cozy things to do at home once your finals are over

We’ve almost made it. Dead week’s over and we’re in the final stretch to winter break. Unfortunately, this final week is probably the slowest one of …

UC Berkeley

Campus building hosts ‘fake’ Braille 5 months after opening

Since the opening of Connie & Kevin Chou Hall at the Haas School of Business at the start of the fall 2017 semester, visually impaired students have …

UC Berkeley

Deserts among many biodiversity “hot spots” in California, UC Berkeley study finds

Dry desert regions are among many important centers for plant biodiversity in the state, UC Berkeley researchers found in a study published in …

UC Berkeley

Former Senate candidate Jason Kander talks voter suppression at UC Berkeley event

Jason Kander, former secretary of state of Missouri and Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Missouri in 2016, spoke about his stance on …

Elections

Berkeley College Republicans vigil for Kate Steinle sparks controversy

Berkeley College Republicans, or BCR, held a candlelight vigil for Kate Steinle on Thursday evening, garnering criticism from local activists.The …

UC Berkeley

Researchers say melting Arctic sea ice may exacerbate future California droughts

Melting Arctic sea ice could potentially lead to reduced rainfall in California and exacerbate the possibility and effects of severe drought, a new …

Climate Change

Cal women’s basketball records first 90-point win of the year over Pacific

No. 25 Cal women’s basketball (7-2) extended its winning streak to four as it toppled University of the Pacific on its home turf in Stockton. The …

College Basketball

Berkeley Unified School District’s special education program reviewed

Educational Strategic Planning LLC, or ESP, conducted a study on the Berkeley Unified School District’s special education program and services that …

Education

Symposium celebrates 20th anniversary of African diaspora studies doctoral program

The African American studies department held a two-day event, entitled the Black Currents Symposium, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the campus …

Black History

Getting a Medical Marijuana Card in 2018 Is Too Good to Pass Up

Twenty years after becoming the first state to legalize medical cannabis with Proposition 215, California passed an initiative to legalize …

Cannabis

When will the Rathskeller hold last call? Famous State College bar officially announces closing date

Not even a trending #SaveTheSkeller hashtag or petitions from current Penn State students and alumni can save one of State College’s most decorative …

Penn State

Local politician says Stanford must do more to house its staff

To describe what she sees as a toxic relationship between Stanford, Silicon Valley businesses and the local housing market, Palo Alto City Council …

Housing

Freshman Sammy Watson shines in collegiate debut at Reveille Invitational

Texas A&M track and field began their indoor season on Saturday as they hosted Houston and TCU at the Reveille Invitational in the Gilliam Indoor …

USATF

Joe Wright’s Churchill chamber piece ‘Darkest Hour’ huffs, puffs before surrendering to tepid convention

4106_D013_00374_CROP (ctr) Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in director Joe Wright's DARKEST HOUR, a Focus Features release. Credit: Jack …

UC Berkeley

Streep, Hanks, Spielberg discuss new journalism film, 'The Post'

Three of Hollywood’s most powerful individuals are collaborating on one superfilm. Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks star in Steven Spielberg’s “The Post,” …

Steven Spielberg

Alternative places to study for finals this week

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But that’s referring to the joys that the holiday season and spending time with loved ones bring. All of …

UC Berkeley

Sigma Alpha Epsilon's house will close later this month as Penn State greek life takes another hit | SAE Nationals comment

Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s chapter house property at Penn State will be closed effective Dec. 17, continuing for at least the remainder of the academic …

Penn State

Movies to watch even though they probably won’t win Oscars

Every year, the Academy Awards snub a handful of films lacking the box office returns of “Avatar” or the star power of “Lincoln” — they’re just not …

Ingrid Goes West

Clog report: Student hasn’t left Moffitt in days

Each year during dead Wwek, stakes are high, breakdowns are frequent and tears are many. Unconventional and even borderline unhealthy student …

UC Berkeley

Call him London, but this artist bleeds Oakland: an interview with local rapper Londonland

The Bay Area has long been considered a cultural melting pot, a blend of individuals who come from all walks of life condensed in a single sector to …

Janelle Monáe

Editor’s note: The Edge of 2017

2017 was, in a word, tumultuous — particularly for those of us at UC Berkeley, where campuswide events such as the protests surrounding Milo …

UC Berkeley

A year in review: Top news stories for campus, city

<b>Milo Yiannopoulos visits, and the campus erupts in flames</b>In this past year, the discourse at UC Berkeley has been largely centered on free speech — a …

UC Berkeley

Free Speech Week yielded hate and debate

The nature and execution of free speech is not a new topic of debate for UC Berkeley, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech …

UC Berkeley

Family Mashup: Briskets and Bears

This week, “Modern Family” gave us another solid Phil-centric half-hour, while “Young Sheldon” explored the secret art of brisket-making. <b>‘This Is …

Young Sheldon

Picks of the week: Acting, chocolate, ‘Star Wars’ and the holidays

Whether you’re celebrating the end of finals week or looking forward to the impending holiday season, this week offers a variety of events perfect …

UC Berkeley

What will your New Year’s resolution be?

If I had to pinpoint my own “moment at the beginning of the movie that serves as a pivotal prelude for the hero’s journey,” it would be that time …

UC Berkeley