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uc berkeley's tiny minority of black students finally get a space to call their


a small but important piece of history was made tuesday evening at uc berkeley when the fannie lou hamer black resource center opened its doors. to celebrate, there were speeches. and refreshments. and a deejay. also, an understandable sense of accomplishment on the part of the black student union,...






abcarian: uc berkeley's tiny minority of black students finally get a space to c


essential education: the end of the l.a. unified ipad saga feb. 22, 2017, 12:02 p.m. welcome to essential education, our daily look at education in california and beyond. here's the latest: the fbi has completed its investigation into l.a. unified's ipad plan, and the u.s. attorney's office says...






watch: robert reich blames berkeley riot on right-wing ‘outside agitators’


robert reich speculated that the instigators of the violence on the university of california at berkeley pus were not students and could have been milo yiannopoulos allies. reich, who teaches at berkeley, explained that he knows the students on pus and those that he saw tearing up the city wer...






watch uc berkeley students start fires, smash atms to protest pro-trump speaker


students at uc berkeley were not happy that milo yiannopolous was scheduled to speak at their pus, so they smashed atm machines and started fires.






wisconsin students demand free tuition for black students


black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the university of wisconsin-madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university remains out of reach for black students today, the student government said wednesday.






backup lightning imaging sensor to finally get its day in space


a backup copy of nasa’s lightning imaging sensor (lis) that was built in the 1990s is finally getting its chance in space. the lis is scheduled to launch to the international space station on saturday (feb. 18) on the 10th spacex cargo resupply mission.






berkeley shellmound eir prompts call for do-over from landmarks commission


an environmental report for a proposed development on the west berkeley shellmound site got a cool reception and a call for a do-over from the landmarks preservation commission.






tiny asteroid-mining scouts could study space-dust strikes


a mission concept called midea (short for meteoroid impact detection for exploration of asteroids) would launch tiny robotic scouts to rendezvous with asteroids and then study the material that tiny impactors blast off them.






uc berkeley blames violent ‘black bloc’ protesters for ‘unprecedented invasion’


berkeley, calif. — they dressed “like ninjas” and marched onto uc berkeley’s sproul plaza like a paramilitary force armed with bats, steel rods, fireworks and molotov tails, officials say. the scheduled appearance wednesday of conservative provocateur milo yiannopoulos was stil...






university of wisconsin student government demands free tuition for black studen


black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the university of wisconsin-madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university remains out of reach for black students today, the student government said wednesday. the associated students of madison...






wisconsin students demand free tuition for black students


madison, wis. (ap) — the university of wisconsin-madison’s student government is demanding free tuition for black students. the associated students of madison adopted a resolution wednesday saying blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and that the flagship school remains out of reach for students of color. the resolution demands free access, tuition and […]






ncs soccer: berkeley edges de la salle on penalty kicks


berkeley finally ends marathon match against de la salle in sixth round of penalty kicks to capture division i north coast section crown.






uc berkeley, donald trump and the muddled ethics of no-platforming


“sounds like someone i should get to know,” one observer quipped after he heard that brietbart’s deputy editor, milo yiannopoloulos had been no-platformed by students at uc berkeley. the university, which traditionally had a reputation for free-speech activism had just cancelled a campus address by ...






breitbart editor's berkeley talk nixed amid violent protest


a crowd protesting a far-right commentator's appearance at the university of california at berkeley hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and sparked a m ive bonfire, prompting officials to call off the event.






breitbart editor’s berkeley talk nixed amid violent protest


a crowd protesting a far-right commentator's appearance at the university of california at berkeley hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and sparked a m ive bonfire, prompting officials to call off the event.






at-risk students in denver, dougco more likely to have ineffective teachers


poor and minority students are much less likely to have effective teachers in denver and douglas county compared to similar students in jefferson county.






10 office accessories to upgrade your cubicle or coworking space


whether you work out of a cubicle, coworking space or a tiny room at home, gadgets can help optimize your corner of the world. keep your coffee set to the ideal temperature, add a virtual window to give you an outside view, or invest in space-saving printers and other tools — these are the office...






uc regents unanimously approve georgia tech dean as new chancellor for uc davis


university of california regents unanimously approved a new chancellor for uc davis on thursday, tapping a georgia tech dean who is widely praised for his engineering brilliance, administrative skills and effective advocacy for underrepresented minority students. gary may, a uc berkeley alumnus...






york space systems will work with msu denver students to mass-produce space sate


york space systems, which is gearing up to build 150 to 200 satellites a year, will move its headquarters into metropolitan state university of denver's new aerospace and engineering sciences building this summer. msu students and faculty can collaborate with york engineers on a new method to mass produce satellites.






black sheep of 'star trek': new documentary explores the dark 'deep space nine'


a new documentary aims to celebrate what the filmmakers call an underappreciated series in an iconic franchise.






trump's call for human space exploration is hugely wasteful and pointless


space exploration aficionados experienced the thrill of anticipation in the hours before president trump’s speech tuesday night, with advance word that he was going to call for a return to the human exploration of space.  sure enough, in his closing words trump declared that for a country soon...






tiny house: builder-teacher still blocked from campus


a month after being disciplined in a dispute over his students’ tiny house project, carpentry teacher ralph wigginton remains banned from blue ridge school, which serves incarcerated youth on santa clara county’s james ranch.






uc berkeley blames violent 'black bloc' protesters for 'unprecedented invasion'


they dressed “like ninjas” and marched onto uc berkeley’s sproul plaza like a paramilitary force armed with bats, steel rods, fireworks and molotov tails, officials say. the scheduled appearance wednesday of conservative provocateur milo yiannopoulos was still two hours away, but it was precisely...






tiny house: builder-teacher still blocked from south bay campus


a month after being disciplined in a dispute over his students’ tiny house project, carpentry teacher ralph wigginton remains banned from blue ridge school, which serves incarcerated youth on santa clara county’s james ranch.






breitbart editor’s berkeley talk nixed amid violent protest


berkeley, calif. (ap) — a crowd protesting a far-right commentator’s appearance at the university of california at berkeley hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and sparked a m ive bonfire, prompting officials to call off the event. the decision e two hours before wednesday’s talk by milo yiannopoulos (yuh-nah’-poh-lihs), a polarizing editor of breitbart news, after some […]






how some colorado schools are finding success with poor and minority students


platte canyon school district hugs a twisting stretch of u.s. 285 in park county while serving fewer than 1,000 students in a cozy atmosphere that's occasionally interrupted by a mountain lion wandering too close to a cl room.






uc berkeley’s descent from place of learning to victimology house


even before its students rioted in the streets, distressed that right-wing provocateur milo yiannopoulos would dare to open his mouth in their presence, uc berkeley presented a visual illustration of the academy’s decline from a place of learning to a victimology house. within walking distance...






‘the bachelorette”: abc finally casts a black leading lady


rachel lindsay, an attorney from texas, will become the first black star of the reality tv dating franchise.






trump threatens uc berkeley funds over breitbart protests


us president donald trump threatened thursday to withdraw federal funds from uc berkeley after violent overnight protests against a planned appearance by a controversial editor of conservative news website breitbart. hundreds of students and other protesters chanting “shut him down” smas...






csu students told to call campus cops if stopped by immigration officers


as deportation fears grow among college students who are in the country illegally, the head of california state university has told everyone in the 23-campus system to call school police if approached by immigration officials. csu chancellor timothy white made the request wednesday in a written...






berkeley rolls out infrastructure project list


a list of more than 30 proposed projects compiled by the city includes renovation of the berkeley pier and berkeley rose garden and comes with an interactive map.






gamma-ray blazars powered by 'supersized' black holes found | video


using the fermi gamma-ray space telescopes, astronomers found 5 early universe gamma-ray blazars. two of them were powered by “billion-solar-m ” black holes according the nasa’s goddard space flight center.






oh, berkeley — you've done it again


good morning. i'm paul thornton, the times' letters editor, and it is urday, feb. 4, 2017. with the proper spelling of berkeley - that's b-e-r-k-e-l-e-y - in mind, let's take a look back at the week in opinion. i note the spelling because in my time as an undergraduate student at uc berkeley,...






how to poop in space: nasa unveils winners of space poop challenge


turns out, space poop is a problem that puzzles thousands of people. after nasa asked for solutions to let astronauts urinate and defecate inside a spacesuit for up to six days, more than 5,000 entries (representing 20,000 people) answered the call.






wisconsin students demand free tuition for black students


wisconsin student group said it’s a way to diversify.