Fall 2021

The Debate Over De-Extinction




Should We Bring Them Back?

Scientists are on the brink of reintroducing extinct species.
By Leah Worthington
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Billionaires in Space

The race is on, but who stands to gain?
By Laura Smith
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Grave Justice

Eric Stover has spent a career unearthing atrocities.
By Gary Lee
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Women with Wings

A stewardess’s adventures in the golden age of air travel
By Julia Cooke and Ande Richards
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Treasures Lost and Found

The UC Museum of Paleontology celebrates a century of discoveries.
By Katherine Blesie
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WTF is an NFT

NFTs here! Get ’em while they’re hot!
By Margie Cullen
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A Q&A with Berkeley lecturer and author of The Distance Cure, Hannah Zeavin
By Daniel Lempres
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Beyond Hubble

The James Webb Space Telescope will offer an unprecedented view of the universe.
By Susan Karlin
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Cafe Ohlone Comes to Campus

The world’s only Ohlone restaurant is reopening their doors. on the disease.
By Margie Cullen
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AI is Crowned Crossword Champ

The AI system edged out its top human competitor by 15 points.
By Margie Cullen
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Better Plastics

PDK’s enzymes might just eliminate microplastics.
By Nathalia Alcantara
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The TB Fighter

Dr. Mireille Kamariza’s is leading the charge in detection of the disease.
By Wyatte Grantham-Philips
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Mixed Media

Editors’ Picks: What to read, watch, and listen to this fall
By Editorial Staff
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The Gate


A New Era

Lisa Armstrong brings reporting chops and empathy to her new teaching role.
By Ande Richards
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Student View: “Missing the Movies”

Read the winner of our quarterly undergraduate short essay contest.
By Maya Thompson
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Cal at the “New Yorker”
By Pat Joseph
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First Person: Persistence and Pixar

This animation-loving Cal grad shares her secret to success.
By Rachelle Federico ’11, as told to Nathalia Alcantara
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Snapp Chats

A television columnist, an etiquette guru, and a cooking club instructor.
By Martin Snapp
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Chancellor’s Letter

Trepidation and hope
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

If we can, we will.
By Pat Joseph
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