By Shannon Sims, OZY What do you do once you’ve beaten Michael Phelps’ record? At 16 years old? The response of swimmer Justin Lynch, who turned 18 last month, is to just keep practicing, chasing [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The YWCA San Francisco + Marin is currently seeking nominations for women whose passion and hard work have had a significant impact in Marin County. Winners will be inducted at the 2015 Annual Marin Women’s [...]
Beginning in December of 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was one of the most important catalysts for radically charging the American civil rights movement. A language arts teacher in Atlanta, Yolanda L. Everett knows that [...]
The Art of Survival: Enduring the Turmoil of Tule Lake is a traveling exhibition by fine art photographer Hiroshi Watanabe that probes the complexity of the Japanese American confinement site in Newell, California.Tule Lake became [...]
The Attend and Achieve Back to School event welcomed over 950 students Saturday who walked away with backpacks filled with notebooks, pencils and other necessary school supplies.
Local hip hop artist Mistah F.A.B. recently held his annual “Back to School Block Party and Who’s House? Basketball Tournament” in North Oakland where over 1000 backpacks and school supplies were distributed. Th
Schroeder Hall captured the limelight this past weekend as its opening marked the newest chapter in the Green Music Center story.
By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News “I once had a very good professor who gave me very bad advice,” UC Berkeley sociologist Troy Duster said last Friday, standing behind a lectern at Booth Auditorium. “‘Don’t [...]