While the entire picture of government surveillance and investigative tactics online isn't clear, pieces of the broader story have surfaced, helping citizens better understand what may happen to their personal information on the Internet.
Like many others in the news media and on blogs and Twitter, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau chose to put the blame for the shooting on the "climate" of speech in Arizona, while lamenting what he sees as similar problems at his own institution.
Chalmers Johnson led the way in understanding the dynamics of how states manipulated their policy conditions and environments to speed up economic growth. Johnson passed away Saturday; He was 79.
We protested when the UC Regents proposed a 32% tuition increase across the entire system. Now, five months later, I seem to have forgotten about the issue. Why do we take summer breaks from caring?
Social Security needs some fiscal help. One way to look at it: It's a retirement savings plan in which you deposit not money, but children who grow up to pay Social Security taxes. Problem is, the baby boomers didn't deposit enough kids into the system.
Nike, Best Buy, Yahoo!, and a few others launched the GreenXChange, an organization dedicated to sharing patents and ideas that can help companies reduce their environmental impacts.
On any given day, you might find John Leguizamo emotionally handcuffed to his mood swing. But that's a good thing, especially if you're launching a new one-man show.
I'd like you to meet four outstanding Alliance students who embody our goal of matriculating well-rounded, college-ready students prepared to realize their dreams of academic success.
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Enjoy, a play by Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada, opens with two characters working at a comic book cafe in present-day Tokyo who spend nearly the f...
I have lived my entire adult life under this occupation. I have worked this entire time -- over 40 years -- to bring about an end to this system of Israeli rule and Palestinian subjugation.
Despite Gates' decades-long technology reign, he's a fairly freshman social media user. So for a reasonable chunk of our 40-minute conversation yesterday, that's what we talked about.
Top AIPAC official, Jonathan Kessler, is talking about how they will deal with student opponents at UC Berkeley. He then admits how AIPAC operates in Washington.
Students are helping to pave a path to a Middle East peace, and I heartily endorse their divestment vote, encourage them to stand firm on the side of what is right, and urge others to follow their lead.
From the standpoint of advancing justice for Palestinians, the Berkeley bill for divestment is worse than useless. It feeds the portrayal of proponents of an independent Palestine as opponents of anything Israeli.
It looks like state funds and student fees that should be going to instruction and research are going to be used to build a facility that only a small number of student-athletes will be able to use.