From underground press then to journalism prof now, Ken Light casts a discerning eye on the interesting times in which he has lived.
UC Berkeley research concludes that student evaluations are inherently sexist—and that relying on them in employment decisions can jeopardize women’s advancement in academia.
White House announces today it intends to expand the earthquake warning system co-developed by UC Berkeley—aiming for coverage on the West Coast that could give residents life-saving seconds of warning that quake tremors are headed their way.
B-boys and b-girls have been breaking on the Cal campus for two decades—they’ve put it on the map as a place where anyone can come and get down. See why:
Glynn Washington talks with Daniel Alarcón about radio storytelling with a beat: "Every tool of the radio producer’s kitchen goes into the audio experience of Snap Judgment, to get you into the mindspace of someone completely different."
How the onetime supervising architect of UC Berkeley, George Kelham, helped shape and scrape the skyline.
Gigging is one thing if you’re young, unattached and restless. It’s liable to be quite another if you’re older, have family responsibilities, and find that full-time jobs with decent salaries and benefits are almost as rare as Powerball winners.
As with any crime of passion, there was a twisted logic to my deeds. Little did I realize that none of us would figure out how to make real money while providing quality journalism, for free.
Unlike previous generations, Millennials now view socialism almost as favorably as capitalism. Does this explain the “Sanders surge”?
In California’s water crisis, the real culprit isn’t the drought but the state’s Gold Rush–era water law, which has allowed landowners to wantonly sink wells that suck ever deeper and drier. A new law aims to change that.