Author Archives : TBG


Students Act Against Stanfordization

by Scott Bishop Falcone, GSI in Italian Studies and proud member of our union. At 6:30 in the morning last Thursday, I left Wheeler Hall to prepare to teach my 8 am Italian 1 class. I had spent all night in the building with folks who, like me, believe that our only leverage as students is in our […]

Photo by TBG reporter Rachel Lim.

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Graduate Students Were an Afterthought in the Tuition Increase Plan 2

by Iman Sylvain The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) released a “Comprehensive Plan to Stabilize Tuition and Fees” to vote on at the November 19th Regents’ meeting. The stabilization plan proposes to raise tuition and fees 5% each year for the next half-decade, so I urge all students to attend the Regents’ […]


Culture and History of East Central Europe Working Group

This piece is the third in a series introducing working groups that the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities sponsors, following profiles of the Queer Theory Working Group and the Contemporary Drama Working Group. Stay tuned for more introductions! The Working Group on the Culture and History of East Central Europe, also known as Kroužek, has been meeting consistently over the […]

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The Contemporary Drama Working Group

This piece is the second in a series introducing working groups that the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities sponsors, following a profile of the Queer Theory Working Group. Stay tuned for more introductions! Since 2012, the Contemporary Drama Working Group (CDWG) has been a meeting ground for playwriting, academic inquiry, and community engagement. In collaboration […]


Election 2014: TBG Covers the Issues

Happy Election Day! The Berkeley Graduate’s coverage of the 2014 election has included the following articles: Berkeley Measure D (Soda Tax), by Laki Sarah  Prop 1 (Water Bond), by Kayla Wolf Prop 2 (Rainy Day Fund), from an Econ PhD student Prop 46 (Medical Malpractice), by Emily Hartman California District 17 & 52 House of Representatives elections, by Kevin Doxzen […]

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