Statements & news


May 7, 2017

The Daily Cal

At the Battle for Berkeley event Thursday night, a young woman stood up and asked speaker Sunsara Taylor, a radical leftist advocate and self-described communist, to acknowledge common ground she had come to with an opponent.

"I actually... I hate to say it but I don't think that was a point of common ground," Taylor countered as the packed classroom erupted in jeers and shouts.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

For Charlie Kirk, higher education is a political battleground — a place where his "Team Right" has been losing for too long.

April 26, 2017

Cal Messages

To the Members of the Berkeley Campus Community,

As I write this, I am aware of the uncertainty surrounding Ann Coulter's stated intention to come to campus tomorrow afternoon. We will be sending out a separate message later today with updated information about safety arrangements, as well as our hopes and expectations regarding how members of our campus community should conduct themselves. For now, I want to share my thoughts about all that has led up to the current situation in which we find ourselves.

April 25, 2017

Berkeley Law

For many, working in sports seems like an escapist fantasy. But as the A-list panelists at Berkeley Law's Sports & Society Conference April 13-14 made clear, success on the field—and in the field—is rigorous work.

April 19, 2017

Cal Message

I am so pleased and proud of the hard work that our division is doing to bring equity and inclusion into everyday practice, and with far reach. Today, I am especially honored to work alongside and acknowledge members of our E&I family who have been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Award (COSA). I'd like to take a moment to share with you who they are - and highlight the services for which they have earned this high distinction.


Elisa Huerta – Multicultural Community Center

April 11, 2017

Daily Cal

In recent years, the campus coalition of multicultural resource organizations, including bridges, BRRC, the Raíces Center, PASS and REACH!, has expanded to include two more groups: the Middle Eastern and North African Recruitment and Retention Center and the Mixed Student Union, according to Carolyn Nguyen, executive director of bridges.