An athlete is not the only person that stands out on campus. It is the brains over the brawn that can pay your life forward, because intelligence will never stop being beautiful.
By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News As recently as 2001, Saru Jayaraman admitted Thursday in Wheeler Auditorium, she was just another “oblivious, happy consumer,” a recent arrival in New York City dining out as often [...]
Veterans of the Free Speech Movement — many in T-shirts bearing the legend “Free Speech: Carry It On” — returned to Sproul Plaza on Wednesday to commemorate the FSM’s 50th anniversary, and to forge deeper [...]
This past weekend, the Muhammad Ali Center awarded football great and courageous civil rights advocate Jim Brown and Bill Russell its Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award. But the real celebration was for Muhammad Ali himself, a [...]
Imagine being beaten by your father so severely that you have to spend two weeks in the hospital recovering. That was the story told by Tavis Smiley at the age of 12 when his father [...]
Race – more than any other demographic factor – determines levels of individual educational achievement, health and life expectancy, possibility of incarceration, and wealth in the United States.
Nineteen-year-old Berkeley High student Anthony Gaines sits inside a room beyond our understanding within his own mind and wonders why one of his best friends, his mentor, and his constant daytime companion of three years [...]
The San Leandro Public Library is holding an afternoon of traditional and period Celtic music on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The performance will take place at the Main Library at [...]
Great Oakland Public Schools (GO), a nonprofit network of educators, families and community leaders, has endorsed four candidates for the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education in the November 4th general election.
Looking for a quality preschool experience for your child? The Manzanita Children’s Center State Preschool, located at 141 Drake Ave. in Marin City, is now open for enrollment. The program will start on Sept. 22.Tuition [...]