Changes to Campus Sexual Assault Policies Made Prior to External Review

Last fall, The Berkeley Graduate investigated questions about the University of California, Berkeley’s response to a series of sexual assaults on or near campus. Now, students will have the chance to voice their concerns about UC Berkeley’s sexual assault policies on February 3rd & 4th during a review by the US Department of Education’s Office […]


UC Berkeley’s Advocacy Initiative Wants You!

By: Justin Patrick Jones For the last year, in addition to my studies, I have been honored to work with the School of Public Health (SPH) to develop its new interdisciplinary, campus-wide Advocacy Initiative (AI). The goal of the AI is to train graduate and upper division undergraduate students from all fields of study to act […]

The Berkeley Graduate Interviews The Graduates

The Graduates is a delightful and engaging program that broadcasts every other Tuesday from 9am – 9:30am on Cal’s own radio station, KALX. The program features interviews with Berkeley graduate students to help shed some light on the incredible academic diversity here at Cal. Tesla Monson hosts the show and has interviewed students studying everything […]



Taking A Trip Back in History…to “Selma”

Bringing certain historical events to the Hollywood screen can have a spellbinding, lingering effect. The historical drama Selma does just that for audiences. The candid film witnesses Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights, while it simultaneously chronicles a significant chapter in American History, the epic 1965 march from Selma to […]

Alternative Energy versus Petroleum-Which Deserves more Research Funding?

With U.S. gas prices averaging around $2.00 a gallon (, it is easy to forget about the importance of alternative energy solutions and neglect the effects of fossil fuel consumption. Unfortunately, our national reliance on petroleum is not going to diminish significantly in the next year; time and funding must also be devoted to petroleum […]

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