Author Archives : TBG

Pardon Our Pause: Website Redesign

The Berkeley Graduate staff is overjoyed to announce that we are undergoing a website redesign! Like a fairytale creature, the website will have to sleep for a fortnight before being magically awakened, all the more beautiful, for the big launch. We apologize for the pause, and promise you it will be worth the wait! In the meantime, […]

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Dolores McElroy from Film Studies and Tholfaqar Mardan Al Emara from Engineering meet at the party

I Am Berkeley: Selfie Photo Contest!

Words are nice — we at The Berkeley Graduate are particularly fond of them — but few things speak as strongly as pictures. That’s why we want to see what photographs you, our fellow graduate students, snap during the first week of classes! Attending your first ever Berkeley course? Pose for a selfie with the professor! […]

Speak Out, Write Up: We’re Hiring Writers

Enjoy writing? Need cash? Have burning news or incisive views to share? We’re recruiting!  The Berkeley Graduate is the Graduate-Assembly-sponsored official news publication for the Berkeley graduate community, publishing a range of stories, including analyzing current issues, covering Berkeley research and innovations, and profiling campus movements. Contributers utilize a range of styles beyond traditional reporting, from book reviews […]

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A GSI gets to work at a grade-in to protest Grad Div's closing the old Stephen's Hall Graduate Study Lounge

Will Grad Students have a Study Lounge?

Tonight’s meeting May Graduate Assembly Delegates’ Meeting (May 7th, from 5:30-10 PM at Anna Head Alumnae Hall) promises to be one of the Graduate Assembly’s most exciting evenings ever! Never mind the swigging, swaying, and sashaying on the Graduate Bay Cruise; the radical writings and “adult brownies” of [title here]; fighting racism from the Astronomy department; drinking away our sorrows at the […]

Reflections: My Year As The GA’s Internal Vice President

By: Mary June Flores When I graduated from UC Berkeley as an undergraduate back in 2010, I vowed never to be involved in student government, or any type of political entity, ever again. I was an elected undergraduate ASUC senator 2009-2010 and had been forever “traumatized” by the experience as it had made me jaded with any […]