The occupiers demand UC Berkeley halt plans for further sale and private development of what was once the site of its renowned International Center for Biological Control.
It's a real problem for the country. We're producing lots of college graduates but too few in the fields that keep the United States on the cutting edge of invention, innovation and thought leadership.
By: Sayre Quevedo For more than thirty years, it's been Barry Krisberg's priority to fight for reforms in California's state juvenile correction...
Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America's towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace.
An upcoming three-day political huddle, dubbed "Occupy the Truth: Whistleblowers Conference," piqued my interest. Think of it as an advocate/activist/info-gathering fest.
The road to U.C. Berkeley was not an easy one for Moreno Valley's Jamal Samuel. Unbeknownst to most of his fellow students and teachers, Jamal spent his junior and senior year of high school at a homeless shelter.
Last week, when the Berkeley Jewish Student Union voted to bar J Street's student organization from membership, the message it sent was regrettably clear: The choice is up to you -- you can be welcomed as a Jew, or you can speak your mind on Israel.
In my years as a curator of contemporary art, the question I have most frequently been asked is how I make the choices I make, how and why I select the artists that I do.
By: Robyn Gee Photo Credit: Denise Tejada/Turnstyle News UC Berkeley students hold a rally at Sproul Plaza days after police confront student demonst...
Police officers will only abuse their power to harm civilians if they believe that their chain of command will support their actions. These events happen because of the absolute failure of moral leadership by people like Chancellor Katehi.
By: Denise Tejada Photo Credit: DENISE TEJADA/Turnstyle News Protester Addresses Students Gathered In Front Of Sproul Hall. On Wednesday, 20 stude...
With tears streaming down my face and a sinking feeling in my stomach, I ask you this simple task: please make an official statement about both incidents at UC Berkeley and UC Davis.
Universities are supposed to be laboratories in and of themselves, allowing students to explore their education and interests. This can include becoming passionate about issues and exercising one's First Amendment rights as an expression of such.
By: Robyn Gee Students at the University of North Florida now only need one item in their wallet to get around campus: their student ID. Starting on ...
Berkeley, like Wesleyan, has a long and proud tradition of protest. The peaceful efforts of students, staff and faculty protesting the dismantling of a once great university deserve our respect. The violent response to these efforts deserves our condemnation.
Someone proposed a definition of "class warfare" you won't hear on television: "The rich are now rich enough to pay half the population to kill the other half of the population." Sickening, that -- and, I fear, prophetic.