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Badminton birdies take flight at UC Berkeley

Shuttlecock, a middle schooler’s favorite word, tends to raise eyebrows and provoke giggles among those who are unfamiliar with badminton. The shuttlecock, also called a birdie, is the only nonspherical ball used in a racket sport — its feathers and weighted head cause the birdie to fly in an unusual trajectory that’s difficult to
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Coming soon to a school near you: UC food initiative

UC Berkeley is often ahead of the pack to champion innovations that promote sustainability. It now seems that the next opportunity for the university to become involved with progressive change is coming soon. As announced by Alice Waters in UC Berkeley’s Edible Education 101, UC President Janet Napolitano and the chancellors of
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Regents to discuss budget, campus climate at meeting this week

The UC Board of Regents will convene Wednesday for its second meeting of the year to discuss the university’s 2014-15 budget, campus inclusivity and student protest response policies, as well as vote on construction of a new UC Berkeley building to replace the aging Tolman Hall.
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