Protesters yell at each other in alt-right rally April 15 at Civic Center Park, while police stand between the groups.

5 Berkeley news events to know

As UC Berkeley students, we have a unique experience of being immersed in a town filled with citizens passionate about local and national issues, but it’s often easy to forget all that’s going on around us when problem sets and midterms are mounting up. Here’s a quick guide to what’s going
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New subcommittee on Urban Shield should side against the program

CITY ISSUES: Berkeley City Council’s refusal to side with resident protest has ultimately failed citizens

Four days before Berkeley City Council voted to continue the Urban Shield police training program, the police officer who killed Philando Castile was acquitted by a jury of his peers. Only a week later, BPD faced new allegations of racial profiling from UC Berkeley student Ismael Chamu. In Berkeley and
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