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Brief appearance by Milo marked by peaceful demonstrations

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:33:11 +0000

Milo Yiannopoulis visited the UC Berkeley campus on Sunday, talking with supporters.

Notice: Sept. 24-27 events canceled

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:03:57 +0000

The Berkeley Patriot student organization has indicated through its outside legal counsel that they have canceled all events due to take place from Sept. 24-27.

Saturday update on Sept. 24-27 events

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:14:38 +0000

The student organization Berkeley Patriot has indicated through its outside legal counsel that they have canceled all events due to take place from Sept. 24-27.

Ever wonder how to mount a moth?

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:01:24 +0000

Peter Oboyski, collections manager at the UC Berkeley Essig Museum of Entomology, demonstrates how to properly mount a moth.

New CalFresh ‘super clinics’ to help hungry students

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:00:26 +0000

Campus and county are partnering to enroll students in federal food assistance program; some 10,000 students likely eligible

Chancellor Christ condemns hate messages

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:26:50 +0000

"Berkeley is better than what these incidents reflect," she says, urging people to review the campus's Principles of Community and to seek help if needed

New York Times asks what free speech means to you

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:42:40 +0000

Newspaper collects diverse viewpoints from Berkeley students and faculty

Student Oscars: Two nominations, one win for recent journalism school grads

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:10:43 +0000

Two recent grads of UC Berkeley's journalism school got nods for Student Academy Awards for stand-out documentary films.

Expert’s advice: Don’t engage with the alt-right on campus

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:55:42 +0000

The alt-right is laying a trap for Berkeley students during next week’s planned “Free Speech Week,” a writer with the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Alabama-based anti-hate group, told students and administrators Tuesday night. The

Discovery helps engineer more accurate Cas9s for CRISPR editing

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:00:21 +0000

Detailed study of how Cas9 protein domains move when they bind DNA leads to re-engineered Cas9 with fewer off-target effects

Poll: California voters worry about housing costs, consider packing up

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:59:45 +0000

Affordable housing has become such a serious problem that 56 percent of California voters surveyed for a new poll say they've contemplated moving.

Berkeley’s first campuswide tech club for women

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:00:57 +0000

Young women interested in STEM fields founded FEMTech in 2015. Now, the group offers a full plate of workshops, events, tutoring services and even a robot building team — all helping make tech fields accessible to women of all majors

Inside Rainbow Sign, a vibrant hub for black cultural arts

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0000

The legacy of the 1970s venue lives on in a digital archive created by students in an undergraduate seminar on the city of Berkeley's transformation in the late 1960s and 1970s

Memorial honors the dead with words and music

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:31:17 +0000

The UC Berkeley community honored and remembered its lost members Monday with bagpipes, an honor guard, the release of white doves and words of tribute by Chancellor Carol Christ. Names of faculty, emeriti, staff and

Read the amazing travails of a Berkeley professor

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:11:02 +0000

Mary-Claire King was an assistant professor at UC Berkeley when a series of calamities struck in a single week. She tells her story on The Moth — and reveals the human story behind her groundbreaking cancer research.

Bookmark this page to keep up with Free Speech Year at Berkeley

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:10:35 +0000

A new campus website brings together the latest news about events, encompasses a variety of perspectives and presents available resources. It will be updated all year.

Fall fare ranges from politics to video games, technology to tomorrow’s jobs

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000

From lectures on making America small again to how technology affects communications, Berkeley's fall programming is a virtual feast.

Update on logistics for ‘Free Speech Week’

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:18:47 +0000

Campus updates information about the current status of the 11 events that the UC Berkeley student organization Berkeley Patriot has proposed to host and organize on the UC Berkeley campus Sept. 24-27.

#BenAtBerkeley: Sights, sounds and students speaking up

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:19:58 +0000

Read, see and hear what people were saying about Ben Shapiro's visit to campus.