05 Feb 2019

The newest eco-friendly accessory: reusable cups

Once upon a time, a quarter was worth more than a chalky gumball from a candy machine. In the 1950s, gas averaged 25 cents per gallon and a single movie

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15 Oct 2018

International Film Festival encourages students to learn about disabilities

Superfest international disability film festival is celebrating disability culture by showcasing film selections at the Magnes Collection of Jewish art and life in Berkeley on Oct. 20 – Oct. 21

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04 Oct 2017

Berkeley’s “Free Speech Week” fades out in screaming matches

The anticipated pinnacle of the canceled “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley ended in a small show of right and left wing supporters clamoring to drown out each other’s voices

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15 Sep 2017

Shapiro’s Berkeley speech void of pepper spray

Riot gear equipped officers from three different departments encircled a portion of UC Berkeley’s campus Thursday night as security for Ben Shapiro’s 7 p.m. speaking engagement. Shapiro is a right wing

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29 Aug 2017

Thousands gather at Berkeley to protest planned right-wing rally

***Additional reporting by Ian Williams*** BERKELEY, Calif. —  Thousands gathered at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park Sunday morning in response to an alt-right rally causing an uproar of

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25 Aug 2017

Far right cancels back-to-back protests

This weekend’s controversial far-right protests, slated to be held on both ends of the Bay, have been canceled—each citing violence for the sudden change of plans. The city-stopping “Freedom Rally,”

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29 Apr 2017

Peaceful Berkeley rally sparks conversation but offers no solution

Despite a handful of minor arrests and several enthusiastic debates, the “alt-right” rally in Berkeley on Thursday ended on a surprisingly peaceful note. In stark contrast to rallies and protests

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17 Apr 2017

Another violent battle sets off in Berkeley at Patriots Day rally

Correction: A previous version of the article referred to the anarchist website “It’s Going Down” as an Antifa website.   A Patriots Day rally in Berkeley turned violent on Saturday

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15 Apr 2017

Violence erupts in another Berkeley park protest

Violence erupted in Berkeley today when competing left and right wing groups clashed in Martin Luther King Park. It was unclear which group announced their event first, but both were

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04 Mar 2017

Violent clashes erupt between pro-Trump rally and counter-protesters

Violence broke out as an event promoted as a march for Trump and alt-right rally clashed against counter-protesters with fists and pepper spray in Berkeley Saturday afternoon. The March 4

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29 Mar 2016

Berkeley scandals expose need for independent sexual harassment investigations

Students and faculty at colleges and universities have become all-too-familiar with the endless cycle of sexual harassment allegations at their institutions: Faculty or staff member is accused, faculty or staff

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