Big Game Day!

Big Game Bonfire 2013: Photo by Christy Sheehy By: Christy Sheehy Break out your blue and gold – this weekend marks the 117th “Big Game Day” between Cal and Stanford, dating all the way back to 1892. This season, both teams go into the Big Game with 5-5 records, surely making this year’s game one […]

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Opinion: Meet Jim Inhofe, Republican Senator from Oklahoma and Climate Change Denier

On November 11, the state of Oklahoma re-elected Republican Senator Jim Inhofe, who is poised to become the new chair of the Environmental and Public Works (EPW) committee. Senator Inhofe is one of the nation’s most renowned climate change deniers. He constantly ignores the overwhelming scientific consensus on the role of man in climate change […]

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“We are students, we are not pawns!” 3

“1-2-3-4 tuition fees are class war! 5-6-7-8 students will retaliate!” Blue and yellow lights on Wheeler Hall illuminated students chanting in the rain this evening, following a vote today in San Francisco that brings the University of California one step closer to a potential 28% tuition increase. The UC Board of Regents’ Long-Range Planning Committee approved 7-2 […]

Breakthrough prize panel connect young scientists with prizewinners

Last week, fourteen scientists were awarded Breakthrough Prizes at a glitzy awards ceremony at Stanford. Structural biologist and Berkeley professor Jennifer Doudna received an award for her work on CRISPR/Cas9, a transformative genome editing technology, while Saul Perlmutter, Berkeley professor and physicist, was honored for his surprising discovery that the expansion of the universe is accelerating […]

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