Title IX

Opening a New Chapter

On a late morning in July, 17 days after formally beginning work as Berkeley’s 11th chancellor, Carol Tecla Christ sat in her sunlit office in California Hall, reflecting on the meaning of her new job title. “It’s essentially a representational role,” she said. “As the chancellor, you’re the storyteller-in-chief.” Read more about Opening a New Chapter »

From the Fall 2017 Bugged issue of California.

Hitting the Big Leagues: My Daughter Now Knows She Can Play with the Big Boys

It was the summer of 2008 when my 7-year-old daughter asked me to run for president.

We were shooting hoops behind our sublet in the Berkeley flats, where we’d come to escape the swampland heat of Washington, D.C. If I were elected, Sofia explained, I could make a law allowing women to play Major League Baseball. Read more about Hitting the Big Leagues: My Daughter Now Knows She Can Play with the Big Boys »

From the Summer 2014 Apocalypse issue of California.
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