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(Pat Joseph)

Pac-4 Blues: Monday Morning Quarterbacking the Pac-12 Implosion

By Scott Ball

In case you missed the headlines, the Pac-12, Cal’s athletic conference, blew up over the weekend, leaving observers slack-jawed.

Margie Cullen

Remembering Joe Kapp

By Pat Joseph

Joe Kapp ’59 was the greatest bad quarterback there ever was—a larger-than-life character who left his mark as a player, coach, and activist. 

Cat Willett

How A Survivor Contestant Learned to Keep Her Head Above Water

By Karla Cruz Godoy ’16 as told to Josh Sens, M.J. ’95

I found myself in the Pacific Ocean, trapped beneath a metal grate with the tide rising  around me, fighting the urge to panic.

(Jack Krusemark)

Scaling the Climate Crisis

By Margie Cullen

Molly Kawahata lives in Bozeman, Montana, so that she can climb frozen waterfalls in the frigid Rocky Mountain winters.

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Batter’s Choice: Coach Zamloch’s Reversible Baseball

By Dan Schoenholz (B.S. '85; MPP '98)

Unless you’re a hardcore baseball fan, you’re likely unaware of the new rules coming to major league baseball in 2023.

11 Things You’ll Never Believe Came Out of Berkeley!

By Pat Joseph

Yeah, okay, you’ll probably believe some of it. Still, we think it’s a fun list.

Recounting the Play, Play-by-Play, 40 Years On

Context and insight on that moment in 1982 when the football gods proved to fans everywhere that the cliches really are true: Anything can happen, and It ain’t over till it’s over.

Where Do We Stand on Title IX?

By Margie Cullen

Donna Seid ’76 never thought she’d play a sport in college.

Illustration by Ryan Johnson

40 Years Later, Officials Reflect on the Most Outrageous Football Finish

By James Rainey

The pounding on the door sent a shudder through the tiny locker room.

How Cal Golf Went From A Ragtag Team to the Top of the Game

By Scott Ball

Cal's masters of golf are leading the way. But it wasn't always this way.

After nearly being cut from the roster, the Cal Bears celebrate a historic comeback against the Baylor Bears in the 2011 NCAA Regionals. // Photo by Don Feria

Safe at Home! Remembering Cal’s Season on the Brink

Under darkened skies laden with humidity and sparked by lightning, Cal’s Devon Rodriquez slowly strode to the plate. It was June 6, 2011, the title game of the NCAA Baseball Regionals in Houston, the Golden Bears’ most crucial at-bat in their most dramatic of seasons—one in which the very existence of the team hung in […]

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