Third Woman Press: An Interview with Sara Ramirez

Last year, the Berkeley Graduate covered “Voices from Silence,” a poetry reading fundraiser for Third Woman Press. Founded in 1979 by Berkeley Professor Emerita Norma Alarcon, Third Woman Press has produced more than 30 books by and for women of color. Until it shuttered in 2004, Third Woman Press provided a platform for artists, intellectuals, […]


Berkeley Events Commemorate the World’s Worst Industrial Disaster

30 years ago this week, the town of Bhopal, India woke up to a toxic methyl isocyanate gas leak when a pesticide plant malfunctioned, poisoning the night air and quickly killing an estimated 4,000 people. While the exact cause of the leak remains under debate, the effect was immediate and deadly for thousands and this massive […]


The First Annual People of Color ArtWalk, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at Anthony Hall from 3-7 PM.

Introducing: The Graduate Minority Outreach, Recruitment & Retention Project (GMORR)

This week, the spotlight is on Melanie Z. Plasencia. Melanie is a third-year Ph.D. student in the Ethnic Studies Department, and is the Graduate Assembly’s Project Director for the Graduate Minority Outreach, Recruitment & Retention Project.   How long have you been the Project Director for GMORR? As of December 1st, five months.   Why […]

Delegates Meeting Roundup: December 4th Meeting

Another semester, come and gone! The final Graduate Assembly Delegate’s Meeting of the semester is this Thursday, December 4th, at 5pm in Anna Head Alumnae Hall. In addition to the usual updates from UCPD and the GA officers, this meeting will feature updates from the directors of the myriad GA projects (including The Berkeley Graduate!), […]