WATCH: On the Line with Asha Thomas
Will the Bubble Burst? Inside Berkeley’s Boba Tea Craze
These days, you can hardly throw a rock in Berkeley without hitting a boba shop.
Happiness Isn’t Just a Warm Puppy—UC Berkeley is First to Make it an Online Course
Happiness: So fervently sought, so elusive. But just what the hell is it? Peanuts cartoonist Charles Schulz expressed his take in 1962 with his book Happiness is a Warm Puppy. That declaration gained a lot of pop (and pup) cultural traction, but it hardly told the whole story. Turns out the nitty-gritty of happiness isn’t […]
Finally Done: A New Biography of Jerry Rubin Fills a Surprising Void
It was in the 1990s that Pat Thomas read Growing (Up) at Thirty-Seven by Youth International Party (Yippies) co-founder and Jerry Rubin. Then in his mid-30s, a little depressed and not sure what to do with his life, Thomas describes the book as a little bit autobiography and a little bit self help. “I think […]