Religious education in Berkeley is essential

A woman in a sari pointing at a presentation about Hinduism in front of a group of people.
Chi Park/Staff

Without a proper understanding of religion, we will continue to have the kind of insidious hate and horror that we have seen in the tragic violence at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, the intentional car crash injuring a Hindu family and other pedestrians in Sunnyvale, California, and the Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting.
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Inventor of the laser celebrates 99th birthday on Faculty Glade

On Monday at the Faculty Glade, onlookers eagerly awaited the arrival of the day’s most important guest: Charles Townes. Cheers and applause broke out as a golf cart came into view and renowned physicist, educator and Nobel Prize winner Charles Townes made his way onto the glade — kicking off the celebration of
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