bobbylee_online

An open letter to my freshman-year self

I want to welcome you, freshman me, to UC Berkeley, just as I, graduate me, leave. I’m here to offer some advice to you, based on my reflection on the experience you will have here at UC Berkeley. Your journey here will not be particularly special, uniquely profound or spectacular. But it’s yours, nonetheless.
Read More…

kathytran_online

Going back to where you came from

Being a first-generation student at UC Berkeley made me realize that my entire educational experience has been a series of “first” experiences. My parents never finished their high school or college degrees in Vietnam, so they carried on the dream of seeing their only daughter graduate from a public university.
Read More…

Hard and Soft Final Image

Episode #11: Marandah’s Mission

CW: Sexual violence and assault Sexual assault and survivorship are often topics that go undiscussed when exploring love and sex. In this piece, Chris and Josh tackle the issue head on with ASUC Senator Marandah Field-Elliot. From her work regarding assault, to her own experiences dating and dumping boys as
Read More…

Pardon the interruption

NATIONAL ISSUES: Former ASUC Senator and UC Berkeley alumnus Ju Hong took a bold stand by interrupting President Obama’s speech.

Going into President Barack Obama’s big immigration speech last week in San Francisco, few expected to hear anything beyond his usual pro-reform stump speech. In the middle of Obama’s remarks, however, it was quickly apparent that there was nothing usual about this event. Among the many people standing behind the
Read More…