Summer 2020

The Pandemic Issue

Features

 

The World Ends in Berkeley

Revisiting Earth Abides, the novel that inspired Stephen King and Jimi Hendrix
By Pat Joseph
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Checking Climate Denial and Doom

Michael Mann fought those who attacked the hockey stick graph. Now, he’s fending off those who embrace it too readily.
By Bryan Schatz
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What Comes After the Pandemic?

As we enter uncharted territory, we ask Berkeley experts, including faculty and alumni, for wisdom and direction.
By Editorial Staff
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Making Old Brains Young Again

Daniela Kaufer has reversed the effects of aging in mouse brains. Can she do it in humans?
By Leah Worthington
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Telegraph

 

Now This: The Virtual Day

My socially distanced life
By Grace Vogel
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The Gathering Place

People have been coming to Berkeley’s rocks for millennia.
By Pat Joseph
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Inside Berkeley’s New Covid-19 Testing Facility

Gene hackers at the IGI launched a superhuman testing lab that runs thousands of samples every day.
By Taylor Beck
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The Race to Help Migrants Before COVID Strikes

Berkeley law students use their spring break for good.
By Bryan Schatz
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The Alchemists of Berkeley

Campus lab scientists respond to demand for COVID essentials.
By Fischer Davis
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Mixed Media

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

 

At the Vanguard of #MeToo

Alumna of the Year Freada Kapor Klein was a victims’ advocate long before time was up.
By Laura Smith
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First Person: Eddie Hart

The Olympic sprinter remembers the day he was late to the race.
By Eddie Hart, as told to Fischer Davis
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Chancellor’s Letter

How Berkeley is responding to COVID-19
By Carol T. Christ
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Perspectives

 

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

Adjust your eyes.
By Pat Joseph
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