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September 2017 in 14 Photos

A closer look into the photos that defined this month’s events. UC Berkeley estimates ‘Free Speech Week’ costs will reach $800K Police line up in anticipation for Milo Yiannopoulos’s arrival at UC Berkeley. Despite the cancellation of Free Speech Week, Yiannopoulos announced his intent to speak on the Mario Savio
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Photo Essay: Traveling Europe

Summer is a time when students are able to relax and forget about their troubles from the school year, especially at a school with as diverse of a student body as UC Berkeley. During the summer months, many students go abroad and travel to places all around the world. In
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Photo Essay: Community reacts to Urban Shield

On June 21 at Longfellow Middle School, the Berkeley community gathered to express their opposition to the Urban Shield police training program. For almost four hours, community members spoke out almost unanimously against the program with the exception of few public commenters. At the end of the meeting, City Council
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Photo Essay: Books come to Bay Area

The Bay Area Book Festival was a sight to see: from anti-Trump protesters to live musical performances, the festival was far from uneventful. There was a colorful array of entertainment provided for children and thought-provoking panels of authors, leading many families to come out to the event because the festival
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Photo Essay: Capturing California

California — the Golden State — is known for its luscious landscape and flourishing fauna. It is famous for picturesque destinations and activities. Because of this plethora of highly varied destinations, it is a popular state for tourists to visit. Most Californians divide the state into two parts: Northern and
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Photo Essay: Summer in Bloom

During the summer seasons, the Bay Area weather is conducive to flourishing wildlife that coexists within the cityscape. Berkeley is home to numerous sites to see the city’s floral offerings, including the UC Botanical Gardens and the Berkeley Rose Garden, or just check out some of the lovely gardens around
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Photo Essay: Calibrating Physics on Campus

Joe Castello and Aly Asani — UC Berkeley students who work in the Crommie Lab —research scanning tunneling microscopy, or STM, on 2-dimentional materials. The pair is particularly interested in studying the electric properties of graphene nano ribbons, which are ribbons of atomically thin carbon. This photo essay is composed of a
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