Crossroads: Healthy Options

Renee Simpson, Cal Dining’s registered dietitian, has suggestions for healthy options at Crossroads, UC Berkeley’s largest dining common.

Occupy Rosh Hashana: Protest in Berkeley

Members of the Jewish community held a protest in Downtown Berkeley on Monday September 17th called Occupy Rosh Hashana. The protest marked the one year anniversary of Occupy Berkeley and was held on the Jewish new year.

John Cage celebrated at the BAM/PFA in PICO opera

Video artist, John Sanborn orchestrates PICO (Performance Indeterminate Cage Opera) at the BAM/PFA, inspired by John Cage, Marcel Duchamp and Nam June Paik. The performance explores the way these artists have changed the way people hear, see and feel art.

Cal vs. Ohio State

The Bears tied the game, 28-28, against No. 12 Ohio State in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game. However, an interception by Maynard eventually cost the game, 35-28.

San Francisco Japantown Sumo Wrestling Festival

The San Francisco Japantown Sumo Wrestling Festival held matches between wrestlers and demonstrations with kids. Featured wrestlers included Byamba, three-time World Sumo Champion, and Kelly Gneiting, four-time U.S. Champion and Guinness World Record holder as the heaviest human to complete a marathon ever.

Massive underground graffiti exhibit in Berkeley draws thousands

An incredibly large underground graffiti show was held September 8 between 6 p.m. and midnight in the old, long-abandoned Flint Ink building in West Berkeley. The three-story warehouse’s new owner, Alan Varela, and the street art blog Endless Canvas organized the event, which featured works by over 80 local graffiti
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Solano Stroll

Watch a video of the Solano Stroll in Berkeley on Sunday, September 9, 2012.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

This past Friday, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros performed at the Greek Theater. For more on Edward Sharpe, check out out Shanna Holako’s article and interview with Alex Ebert, the frontman of the band.

Cal vs. Southern Utah

On Saturday, the Cal football team played three abysmal quarters before finally waking up on its way to a 50-31 win over Southern Utah in Memorial Stadium. The Bears are now 1-1 on the season.