Hayward Scholar Overcomes Childhood Struggles To Become 1st In Family To Attend CollegeOn a recent school day, Briseida Ayala and her classmates mulled over an age-old question many consider to be the central issue of psychology: the debate of nature verses nurture. It's was a classroom discussion that hit close to home for the UC Berkeley-bound high school senior.
Aaron Rodgers Makes 7-Figure Donation To Cal Football ProgramUniversity of California at Berkeley announced Tuesday that former Cal quarterback Aaron Rodgers has made a seven-figure donation to the school’s football program.
Berkeley Researchers: CRISPR Gene-Edited Babies May Be At Increased Risk Of Early DeathA double mutation of the CCR5 gene, which a Chinese scientist intentionally edited into human embryos last year, is also associated with a 21% increased risk of dying early, a new study showed.
UC Berkeley Student Accused In 2 Brutal Sexual AssaultsPolice in the East Bay on Thursday announced the arrest of a UC Berkeley student who was active in the university's fraternity system in connection with two violent sexual assaults, according to authorities.
Dispute Over UC Berkeley Redevelopment Centers On Compensation To CityThe University of California, Berkeley is asking its Board of Regents for approval to demolish a parking garage to build new classrooms and housing for students and faculty. But the development plans have set off a legal battle with the city.
UC Berkeley Police Seek Man Who Photographed People In RestroomThe University of California Police Department is still searching for a man who photographed people in a campus restroom in March.
UC Berkeley Student Pushed To Ground, Kicked By Masked Men Stealing LaptopsFour masked suspects stole two University of California at Berkeley students’ laptops and pushed one, a 21-year-old woman, to the ground and kicked her as she attempted to recover her property earlier this week, according to Berkeley police.
Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Raping Intoxicated Woman In BerkeleyA 25-year-old man was sentenced Friday to eight years in state prison for raping a college-age woman who was unconscious from drinking alcohol, in an apartment near the University of California at Berkeley campus two years ago.
Wet Winter Could Lead To More Earthquakes, UC Berkeley Researchers ClaimThe snow is finally starting to melt after a long wet winter, and according to researchers, that could mean more earthquakes.
UC Berkeley Fraternity Ceases Operations Amid Reported Sexual AssaultA fraternity at UC Berkeley has ceased operations Monday after a young woman reported being sexually assaulted at the fraternity house.
Sex Assault By 2 Men At UC Berkeley Frat House ReportedBerkeley Police say they are investigating the sexual assault by two men of a University of California, Berkeley student at a fraternity house.
Peregrine Falcons Atop UC Berkeley's Campanile Bell Tower Welcome New ChicksThe University of California at Berkeley is hosting a "Birdday Party" Thursday after Annie and Grinnell, the peregrine falcons that have set up household atop the campus' iconic Campanile bell tower, welcomed three new chicks to their nest this week.
Mystery Surcharge Among Taxes, Fees Added To Gasoline In CaliforniaA University of California, Berkeley professor is drawing attention to a gasoline “mystery surcharge" in the state - unexplained price increases in gasoline which have cost drivers $20 billion since 2015.
UC Berkeley Employee Harassed By Colleague Sues UC Regents For Lack Of ProtectionA UC Berkeley employee who was harassed by a colleague is suing the UC Regents, claiming that the university didn't do enough to protect her.
Berkeley Police Investigate Reports Of Early Morning Gunfire Near UC CampusPolice at UC Berkeley were investigating after reports early Friday of 10 gunshots heard near the campus in three different locations.