Statements & news


August 12, 2016

Daily Cal

The ASUC passes a bill opposing the campus's new cancel for non-payment policy. 

August 4, 2016

Daily Cal

 The Fannie Lou Hamer Resource Center will be located in Hearst Field Annex for the next five years. 

July 31, 2016

Daily Cal

A new campus policy that would require students to dole out 20 percent or more of their tuition and fees ahead of classes will disadvantage a significant portion of the student body — particularly those who do not have thousands of dollars at their disposal.

July 27, 2016

Daily Cal

I am writing in response to the June 29, 2016, front page article in the Daily Californian, titled, Breaking down the status of affirmative action at UC Berkeley. Let me begin by acknowledging that I may carry some responsibility for the inaccurate framing and misuse of data outlined in the article, as I was contacted by the Daily Cal for an interview for this story, and did not provide my perspective due to time constraints.

July 18, 2016

Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

The past two weeks have ripped at the heart of America.

We have had to witness senseless killings and we’ve had to witness far too many of them.

July 15, 2016


Diana Lizarraga, the director of the Cal NERDS program, has been given the KPIX Jefferson Award for her work with non-traditional students studying Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Reporter Sharon Chin came to Stephens Hall to talk with Diana and then joined some of the NERDS on their service day while they turned elementary students into scientists. Watch the story now.