Back and Forth: Director of Youth Spirit Artworks

Leading up to the 2016 general election, homelessness alleviation has been a major platform for almost every Berkeley candidate. Berkeley community members have taken it upon themselves to find unique ways to empower and systematically improve the lives on the city’s low-income and homeless population. Youth Spirit Artworks provides training
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Back and Forth: Jeff the 420 Chef

According to reports and stories from the deep dark web, some buddies and Berkeley hearsay, a faction of kids at San Rafael High School in the ‘70s invented the idea of “420,” an exclusive marijuana-inclusive term symbolizing the group’s meeting time to smoke pot from some abandoned crop in town
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Back and Forth: Counter Culture Labs

Editor’s Note: This interview has been edited for space and clarity. The term “DIY” often brings to mind patches sewn on denim jackets and zines collecting on shelves in Pegasus. At first look, a lab equipped with a 3D printer and growing bioluminescent algae seems like a far cry from
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