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Coming home (again) to Wheeler Hall

In a day and age that seems to hold the STEM fields in ever-growing esteem while valuing the humanities less and less, the walls and halls of this building stand out, having witnessed and been part of key moments in the campus’s history. Wheeler Hall and the wild journey it sent me on serve as physical reminders of why I do what I do as an English major.
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Alumnus welcomes new UC Berkeley students with stern warning

Berkeley Class of 2017: Congratulations on your admission into the world’s best public school. After a successful adolescence, you now have the privilege of attending in an institution that has been home to world-class athletes Jason Kidd, Marshawn Lynch, Natalie Coughlin, movie stars Gregory Peck and Chris Pine, tech icons
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11 of the most entertaining UC Berkeley alumni

Sometimes, all you feel like doing is curling up on your unmade bed — in your ratty sweatpants and with a cup of overly strong coffee — and watching YouTube clips. If this is the case,  you clicked on the right blog link — especially if you enjoy feeling awesome
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Quiz: Which celebrity went to Cal?

Are you a trivia aficionado? If so, you probably know that UC Berkeley’s got some pretty big names attached to it — Nobel laureates, best-selling authors, hard-hitting journalists … and good ol’ fashioned celebrities. Curious to know how much you know about the alum who found his or her way
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The PFA celebrates Gregory Peck with a new series

The week of March 17, 1939, was fairly active in terms of news. On Monday of that week, a new pope, Pius XII, entered the Vatican. On Wednesday, German troops occupied the remaining portions of Bohemia and Moravia and Czechoslovakia ceased to exist as a united state. By Friday, British
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