The event might have had a Daniel in the lion's den flavor to it: Tea Party darling goes to the most liberal campus in America to be heckled and scorned. But when Paul started to denounce the NSA's omnipresent surveillance regime, he was greeted with cheers and applause.
Many are seeing Sen. Rand Paul as Daniel emerging unscathed from the lion's den having performed some form of political miracle. Look a little closer though and you'll see the natural results of a good speech, a well planned message, and above all, a flattered audience.
You are but one amongst many roaming the streets, confusing women from LA to NY. The frat house, local bar and dorm hall are your playground. Oftentimes, you don't even know that what you're doing is wrong, but that doesn't make us feel any better. You're the Time Waster.
Hey, big news: For the first time, women outnumber men in a UC Berkeley Computer Science course. Could this be a new trend?
This past week 11 Libyan physicians, including diabetes specialists, ophthalmologists and pharmacists, participated in an intensive three-day certificate program in 'Retinopathy Screening for Primary Care,' in Istanbul, Turkey.
It is sadly ironic that growing acceptance of the notion that an education is and should be a private good arises, in large part, from the dramatic disinvestment in public higher education.
We hear a lot about income inequality, but what about inequality in evaluating job performance?
By Robyn Gee Sexual violence and sexual assault often go unreported on college campuses. The Center for Public Integrity reports that perpetrator...
Some 37 years ago, when I was a field organizer for the Union of Jewish Students in Britain, I fought against attempts by far left groups to ban Jewis...
A junior at UC Berkeley, Sofie Karasek, recently testified before the California State Legislature about the University's sexual harassment and sexual...
It can be a frustrating place advocating as the underdog in a battle against special interest groups. But I won't pour water on the beach or stomp down our sand castles. Instead, I will start looking for new ways to inspire and drive market demand for green products.
Sara's work has garnered remarkable results, a eureka of sorts, which, according to Professor Anastasios Melis of UC Berkeley, is quite unique. She has been very clever, becoming an important figure in the algae as biofuel community. She managed to manipulate the cells in the algae in such a way that they yielded an amazing amount of oil. When Sara saw the results, she was sure something was wrong but there wasn't.
As an unwanted fourteenth child on a remote North Dakota farm, Lawrence L. Thomas found an escape in books. After earning a Ph.D. at Berkeley, he became a professor of Slavic languages. Following his wife's death, he devoted himself to books -- in unprecedented fashion.
(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Oct. 7, 2013 edition.) As the Macondo trial's Phase Two began in U.S. District Court in ...
The idea was simple - alumni, students, Californians and anyone passionate about education would make a promise and rally their social networks to contribute money towards their fundraising goal.
I hear people complain about it almost every day, in one way or another. And of course it means that there are less resources available for 99 out of 100 people, if one percent are hoarding. The question is, what can we do about it?