UC Berkeley’s Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology to open renovated gallery in spring

In August, museum staff, along with UC Berkeley students and volunteers, finished moving the museum’s collections to its storage facilities located in Kroeber Hall and at Richmond Field Station, which will store the artifacts not currently on display at the museum. Now, they are renovating a 5,200-square-foot gallery on the south end of Kroeber Hall, the bulk of which will be completed in early November, according to Suzanne Pierce, the deputy director of the museum.
Read More…


Zero waste initiative progress assessed at campus meeting

A recent ASUC Senate resolution that established disapproval of the campus’s lack of progress in its Zero Waste by 2020 Initiative prompted a meeting between campus officials and student groups Monday, in which they discussed the program’s current plans and past shortfalls.
Read More…


ASUC Senate discusses campus waste, space for QARC, bridges

While it passed three resolutions at its weekly meeting Wednesday, the ASUC Senate spent most of the time in dialogue with members of the bridges Multicultural Resource Center and the Queer Alliance Resource Center, who packed the room in support of recent demands regarding their allocated club space on campus.
Read More…

violence_micah_carroll_staff copy

UC Berkeley establishes grant program to address sexual violence

The campus PATH to Care Center, in a partnership with the Violence Prevention Collaborative, will be awarding 10 grants of up to $2,500 to teams of four to 12 people to create campaigns addressing social norms on sexual violence. Projects will address an “intact community,” which could include members of a sports team, participants in Greek life or, in broader terms, groups such as the queer community or a cultural group, according to Elizabeth Wilmerding, a prevention intern at PATH.
Read More…


Students gather to hear faculty speak out at ‘Trump Teach-In’

While the Berkeley College Republicans hung up a “Make America Great Again” banner and played clips of Donald Trump monologues from their tent on Sproul Plaza, faculty members and several students Tuesday afternoon prepared a microphone in front of the Savio Steps: The “Trump Teach-In” was about to begin.
Read More…