UC Berkeley pilot crowdfunding website launched Monday

The campus launched a pilot crowdfunding platform Monday, through which students, faculty and researchers can seek support for their projects under the UC Berkeley brand. The website currently includes five projects focusing on topics ranging from health and sanitation to “the science of a meaningful life,” and will be online
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Director of ‘Wiglum’ loves filmmaking in the Bay

It’s easy to grow blind to the beauty all around us. It happens quickly and quietly, without so much as two week’s notice, as the glorious cosmos slip through the cracks of our very fingers. “Wiglum,” a production created by UC Berkeley alumni and students, addresses just that. The short
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“Divekick” is two-button tribute to classic fighting games

Fighting games have notoriously hard learning curves. Unless you and a friend are willing to spend time learning complicated systems, mastering perfectly-timed button combinations and constantly practicing against  one another for weeks, most fighting game matches devolve into button-mashing and hoping that cool moves happen randomly. But “Divekick” removes all
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