Author Archives: TBG

TBG Launched & Lunched!

The Berkeley Graduate celebrated the start of the new publishing year with a vibrant Lunch Launch today! Editors, writers, prospective contributors, and fans gathered on the Anthony Hall Patio to enjoy drinks, dining, and company. The swell of crowds necessitated bringing out an extra table and ordering a second round of lunch: thai curries and noodles […]



Introducing: The Graduate Women’s Project (GWP)

The Graduate Women’s Project (GWP) is the only program at UC Berkeley devoted to addressing the concerns of graduate women. In 1981, the Graduate Assembly established GWP in response to an overwhelming demand for campus resources to address graduate women’s personal, social, and academic needs. Since 1985, GWP has operated as its own independent project, organizing […]

Introducing: The Graduate Social Club (GSC)

The second in our ongoing series introducing Graduate Assembly Projects. The Graduate Social Club (GSC) facilitates social interactions between graduate students from all campus departments. Partnering with other Graduate Association and other student projects, the GSC organizes and sponsors a wide variety of events, ranging from bar nights to game nights, speed-dating to networking events, […]


Chancellor Dirks’ Utopian Bromide on “Civility” and Free Speech

For those following reports surrounding the University of Illinois Champagne-Urbana’s revocation of Professor Stephen Salaita’s pending appointment, Chancellor Dirks’ e-mail to the Berkeley community last Friday afternoon struck an awkward tone. A reflection on the relationship of free speech and civility sought to invoke the fiftieth anniversary of the Free Speech Movement (whose legacy the University […]

Mario Savio, Greek Theatre December 1964, Chronicle file photo by Duke Downey.