UC Berkeley to unlock campus restrooms to increase accessibility

The campus began an initiative earlier this month to unlock restrooms in campus buildings in order to increase accessibility. The initiative, announced via email to the campus community, will require all restrooms in campus buildings to be unlocked for general use in order to comply with the state building code.
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Bennett views UCPD as a supportive system

It’s late Thursday morning, and UCPD Chief Margo Bennett sits calmly in her office in the basement of Sproul Hall, but her day will be anything but calm. Thursdays — like every day — are chock-full of meetings, she says, and she won’t leave the campus until 11 p.m. Advancing
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Campus and city leaders address student safety concerns

City representatives, campus officials and student leaders coalesced Thursday evening to discuss growing concerns about student safety in the neighborhoods south of campus. Attendees proposed a number of short-term solutions, including increasing light visibility and invigorating pedestrian safety campaigns in Berkeley.
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10 local figures you ought to know

Walking around Berkeley, you will likely meet a wide host of characters. From classmates to custodians, from city officials to campus administrators, the faces of Berkeley are numerous and varied. Below we have included some of the more prominent figures you are like to see or read about both on campus and around the city of Berkeley.
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