Art Siriwatt’s Picks of the Week

If you enjoy a mixing of jazz, dance, personal storytelling, spoken-word poetry and visual media, Francis Wong’s performance for [email protected]: Friday Nights at the Berkeley Art Museum is a perfect way to spend a Friday night. As with much performance art, expect Francis Wong to be a bit esoteric. But for a performance free for Cal students, it’s worth checking out.
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Inmates are humans

Discussion regarding epidemic of mass incarceration is not over

Last Wednesday, students from the Human Rights of the Incarcerated Coalition and the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition community organization erected a mock-up of a solitary confinement cell — referred to as a SHU — on the steps outside Sproul Hall. Though the image it cast was effective — one
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