A closer look into the photos that defined this month’s events.


UC Berkeley estimates ‘Free Speech Week’ costs will reach $800K

Police line up in anticipation for Milo Yiannopoulos’s arrival at UC Berkeley. Despite the cancellation of Free Speech Week, Yiannopoulos announced his intent to speak on the Mario Savio steps on campus Sept. 21. 

Cal football comes back to beat Weber State 33-20

Redshirt junior running back Patrick Laird put up an absolutely massive effort to prop up a struggling Cal offense.

UC Berkeley STEM faculty will conduct class during ‘Free Speech Week’

Although many campus faculty and staff expressed concern for safety of students and announced the boycotting of classes in protest of Free Speech Week, most STEM classes continued, such as Data 8, which is held in Wheeler Hall.

Berkeley ranks No. 1 as most expensive college town in the country

SFGate rated Berkeley as the least affordable college town in the nation.

Cal football beats Ole Miss at home in dramatic fashion, 27-16

Linebacker Cameron Goode’s touchdown on an interception in the 4th quarter sealed the Bears’ win and put the exclamation point on an overall excellent defensive effort from Cal against Ole Miss.

Glass Animals unites Greek Theatre under pineapples, joyous dancing

Lead singer Dave Bayley of Glass Animals delighted fans with an exciting set at Hearst Greek Theatre in Berkeley.

‘One down, thousands more to go’: Homeless activist Guy ‘Mike’ Lee moves into apartment

Homeless rights advocate Guy ‘Mike’ Lee moved into his new Berkeley apartment — provided by the city’s Homeless Coordinated Entry System, or the Hub — earlier this month.The Hub has faced criticism for alleged inefficiency in providing services to the city’s homeless population.

Atlas Genius brings its catchy music to another happy audience

On Sunday night, the Fillmore played host to Atlas Genius, an Australian alt-rock brother duo.

UC Berkeley placed under indefinite federal Title IX monitoring 

The Women’s Field Hockey debriefs after practice on Underhill Field, which has only been recently fitted with portable changing rooms and spectator stands.


Milo Yiannopoulos speaks at UC Berkeley while hundreds protest

Conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos, center, crosses Sproul Plaza, escorted by staff. Yiannopoulos spoke on campus Sunday despite the cancellation of ‘Free Speech Week.’

Fans remain ‘crazy for’ Best Coast’s ‘Crazy For You’ at Cornerstone show

Bethany Cosentino, of American rock duo Best Coast, performs at Cornerstone Craft Beer & Live Music on Sept. 25.

Funk is a summer fruit: Blood Orange delivers short and sweet treat

Blood Orange frontman Dev Hynes brings his stage presence to Fox Theater in Oakland, Sept. 23.

What to do when your classes are canceled for ‘Free Speech Week’

A classroom in Evans Hall sits empty during Free Speech Week.

Cal men’s soccer pulls off win against Santa Clara behind Paul Salcedo-Borrego hat trick

Senior Paul Salcedo-Borrego scored a triumphant hat trick to secure the Bears’ fifth win of the season. His goals came in the second half, after the Bears found themselves down 1-0 at the half.

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