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Last Build Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:25:45 +0000

 



Got stress? Berkeley sends in the llamas

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:59:46 +0000

Freshman Maja Ahmann was on her way to study for finals when her friend suggested they stop by Memorial Glade for a brief break from stress. Maybe a nap in the sun, or a game



With blockchain, Berkeley student group sets standard

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 23:29:04 +0000

In the last year, the student group has become one of the most influential blockchain organizations in the Bay Area



Flutist and MacArthur fellow Claire Chase to perform in musical marathon

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Claire Chase talks about her to-be-livestreamed musical marathon as the "fullest, most fearless manifestation of the role of a performer."



Global film project elevates the ordinary

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 20:01:01 +0000

Hundreds of volunteers are responsible for the film project, aiming to foster empathy and promote crosscultural understanding



Lego animation of ‘The Play’ honors Big Game week

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:59:48 +0000

It’s Big Game week, the time when the Cal community hates all things red, burns our Peninsula rivals on social media and remembers, fondly, that famous game-winning, trombone-crushing, five-lateral, 1982 Big Game kickoff return. In



Campus speaker: Who is Antifa, anyway?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:27:53 +0000

A scholar of the movement explains what he's learned.



Fundraiser, contests, workshops mark Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:00:50 +0000

Goal set to raise $2 million for students' basic needs



In ‘Great Debate,’ students talk policy, government and … ice cream

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:21:37 +0000

Conservative and liberal student groups square off in annual debate.



Conservative thinker to Berkeley: Open your heart to new ideas

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:07:22 +0000

Replace contempt with a warm-heart, speaker suggests.



New technology meets ancient instruments in ‘Audible Numbers’

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Edmond Campion, chair of UC Berkeley's music department, composed the piece using software based on Pythagorean ratios



‘Gym socks and rotten steak:’ Corpse flower blooms at UC garden

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:07:26 +0000

After blossoming last night, Maladora will bloom through most of today but the eau d’ ‘dora will be mostly gone by Friday.



Celebrating 50 years of public service at Berkeley

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:54:03 +0000

'Cal is the epicenter of making change happen in this generation,' said Chancellor Carol Christ



Students’ journey from incarceration to classrooms featured in premiered film

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000

A crowd turned out for the premiere of a film profiling formerly incarcerated students at Berkeley.



Sailing an ocean of challenges to stage Metamorphoses

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The latest show by UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, the play presented a slew of challenges, from how to create a heated, airtight pool to mimicking torrential rain



Media advisory: IGS hosts talks on contemporary political issues

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 22:22:16 +0000

A series of talks hosted by Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies on gerrymandering and social science, Donald Trump and the future of American power, identity politics and liberalism.



Black Lives Matter leader: ‘In the fight of our lives against fascism’

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000

In the fight against fascism, we need every tool we can get, says BLM leader Alicia Garza.



Scholars debate: Does social media help or hurt free speech?

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:38:24 +0000

Platforms that were once expected to democratize dialogue have instead made it harder to listen



UCPD chief sits down for coffee with the community

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 21:15:13 +0000

Some 50 members of the community stopped by to chat with UCPD Chief Margo Bennett and city of Berkeley Police Chief Andy Greenwood on National Coffee with a Cop Day



Technology’s role in protecting free speech

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 21:02:58 +0000

With freedom of expression being challenged around the world — and in clashes on the UC Berkeley campus — is there more that the technology industry can do to protect free speech and other human rights? The answer was a resounding “yes,” as the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, and Microsoft President Brad Smith spoke Thursday at Berkeley-Haas. 



New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Just Food, explores issues from California’s dwindling bee populations to the impacts of Berkeley’s soda tax