Sunday marked the beginning of a weeklong faith-based campaign to spread a message of resistance against bigotry and acts of systemic violence. Hundreds of churches, mosques and temples across the country are participating in the [...]
Alameda County marked the sixth anniversary of its partnership with the Coast2Coast Rx program, the county’s free prescription discount card that offers significant savings on thousands of prescriptions and other health care services.
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley The United Kingdom’s Institute of Physics has awarded its prestigious Isaac Newton Medal and Prize to Eli Yablonovitch, a professor at UC Berkeley’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer [...]
After receiving a record high number of applications for the 11th consecutive year, the University of California this week released preliminary admissions data that demonstrate its commitment to the California Master Plan for Higher Education, [...]
By Kadijah Means Editor’s Note: Kadijah Means, outgoing Pharaoh (President) of the Black Student Union at Berkeley High delivered a powerful speech at Berkeley High’s Commencement. Edited for clarity.
About 150 family, friends, neighbors and community supporters celebrated at the second annual Rising Stars “All Stars” Youth Leadership Gala, hosted by Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS), at the Northbrae Community Church in Berkeley on [...]
Black student activists at UC Berkeley, looking back on the school year that just ended, are saying they have accomplished many things, but have much more work to do.
The Berkeley Juneteenth Festival, held annually in south Berkeley’s five-block Alcatraz-Adeline corridor, is produced by the Berkeley Juneteenth Association. This year’s festival will be held Sunday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The [...]
Over 75 Black students participated in the annual UC Berkeley Black Graduation on May 23, hosted by the Department of African American Studies. With this year’s theme, “Black Graduations Matter,” the audience was filled with [...]
By Kathleen Maclay, UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley’s Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) is looking for a few (more) good women, those who may have wielded a riveting gun or a blowtorch back in [...]