Hijacked: Un-education in the modern American university

A liberal education must be an education in virtue, an immersion in the ideas that allow individuals to reason beyond their mere interests as dictated by circumstance, in the mystery of their place and purpose in the world. Such an education is not “safe”: It requires the uncomfortable examination of values in an environment of withdrawn silence, far from the cacophony of pop culture, daily news and social media that so easily drowns out rational thought.
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Campuswide memorial service held Wednesday

“For members of the UC Berkeley community, a campuswide memorial service Wednesday served as a somber and dignified remembrance of over 60 campus faculty, staff, emeriti and undergraduate students who passed away in 2014.” Filmed by Karen Lin Edited by Matthew Campbell