Off the beat: On C.R.E.A.M., community

That old saying “Food brings people together” rings as true as ever, but the inverse is also true: that people come together over food. Everyone needs to eat, and while some prefer to enjoy their meals alone, many would rather spend them fostering friendships and establishing that sense of community that is such an integral part of any college experience.
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Woman victim of attempted iPhone robbery

A woman was the victim of an attempted strong arm robbery on Southside Saturday night, according to police. The 17-year-old woman was walking on Channing Way near Telegraph Avenue around 8:45 p.m. Saturday when she was approached by two females, according to a UCPD crime alert released Monday. The suspects
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Man robbed at gunpoint south of UC Berkeley campus

A man was robbed at gunpoint Thursday south of the UC Berkeley campus, police say. At 8:31 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Channing Way and Atherton Street, a man was approached by another man who allegedly displayed a silver handgun and robbed him of cash, according to a UCPD
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Man allegedly brandishes knife south of campus

Police are looking for a man they allege brandished a knife at a victim Thursday south of the UC Berkeley campus. According to a UCPD crime alert, at about 7:49 p.m. the man brandished the knife at a victim not affiliated with the campus at 2345 Channing Way, near the
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Woman robbed of purse at gunpoint on Southside

Police responded to an armed robbery directly south of the UC Berkeley campus on Sunday morning. At about 8:30 a.m., a woman was walking on the 2300 block of Channing Way, near Dana Street, when a man passed her on the sidewalk, turned around and pointed a gun at her,
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