Student-athletes and members of his fraternity, Omega Psi Phi, led an evening candlelight service last year.

Remembering Ted Agu

Editor’s Note: Feb. 7 marks the one year anniversary of the death of UC Berkeley student and Cal football player Ted Agu. To honor his memory, teammate and friend Brennan Scarlett wrote the following piece:  I am only one of the many lives that Ted Agu touched — but I
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Interview: Co-founders of ‘Radical Brownies’

Radical Brownies, a twist on the traditional Girl Scouts organization, hit the Oakland scene in 2014. The organization, according to its mission statement, aims to create a safe space for young girls of color “so that they step into their collective power, brilliance and leadership in order to make the
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Fiction: Comfort Food

Flora sat at a window booth in a 24-hour diner and sipped her coffee, inhaling the rich aroma and trying not to let the liquid burn her tongue. She perused the menu in front of her. It made a lot of promises. Hashbrowns, best in town. Belgian waffles, big as
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Poem: Fontana, for as Far as we can Go

A city of working faucets. My parents took me to the foot of the mountain and fed me until the hills took me in. In the dream, TV shows freeze over completely, and whatever happens happens around them. You’re not going to grow up unless I say, the loving father
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Snapshots After Dark

After Dark at the Exploratorium — where twee San Franciscans meet yuppie San Franciscans meet techie San Franciscans in one magnetic potpourri of Bay Area whippersnappers. Self-described as “not a theater, cabaret, or gallery,” the event is troubling for the simple reason that science, generally, is not cool. So why do
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“Untitled” from the series Brooklyn Gang, 1959

Picks of the Week

The new exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery, entitled “We Could Be Heroes,” presents the excitement of being young. Focusing on the postwar era, the exhibit captures the mix of optimism and defiance that defined a generation. If you’re lucky enough to be in London any time from now until April
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