Fall 2019

Run Like a Mother



When Your Body Is Your Business

Alysia Montaño and the pregnancy penalty
By Laura Smith
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The Chalk Market

Every craft has its tools. In math, the tool is chalk and the brand is Hagoromo.
By Coby McDonald
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Race Against the Machine

Stuart Russell wants to harness AI before it’s too late.
By Leah Worthington
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Period Piece

The periodic table is 150 years old. It’s kind of a big deal.
By Barry Bergman
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Campus in its element
By Barry Bergman
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A Cube with No View

Chauncey Hare’s protest photography
By Laura Smith
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Now This: Sleep

The Sleep Lab in your bedroom
By Editorial Staff
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From Here to There

Getting students on the same page
By Mary Flegler
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Whose Fault?

Early earthquake warning app works on people’s need-to-know
By Robin Estrin
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Big Picture

The Advanced Light Source
By Editorial Staff
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The Gate


Can I Have Your Attention Please?

Jenny Odell and the politics of refusal in the age of distraction
By Nina Renata Aron
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First Person

A student’s account of psychosis, isolation, and love
By Steve O’Donnell
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Chancellor’s Letter

Budget balanced and plans aplenty as the new school year begins
By Carol T. Christ
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Share Your Own Insight

Have a perspective on the topic that we somehow failed to include? Share it with us now.
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Editor’s Note

I like to say this magazine is about two things: the world of UC Berkeley and Berkeley in the world.
By Pat Joseph
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