With Quarterback Chase Garbers At The Helm, Cal Looks To Make Run At Pac-12 North Crown As California coach Justin Wilcox looks to navigate a season like no other, he can at least lean on a veteran quarterback who has endured his share of trials winning the job.
Prop. 16: Affirmative Action Measure Trailing By Double-Digits Before Election, Berkeley Poll FindsA week before Election Day, a new poll shows Proposition 16, which would reinstate affirmative action in college admissions, public employment and the issuance of government contracts, is trailing.
Prop. 22: Poll Finds Voters Closely Divided Over Measure Backed By Uber, LyftWith a week before Election Day, a new poll finds California voters are split over Prop. 22, a ballot measure backed by Uber and Lyft.
Pac-12 Establishes Cancellation, Tiebreaker Procedures For COVID-19 Shortened Football SeasonThe Pac-12 has established cancellation and tiebreaker policies for its virus-truncated football season.
Unique Twist To Cal-Stanford Rivalry; Stanford Economists, Berkeley Scientists Dominate Nobel Prize Awards This YearThere has always been a San Francisco Bay Area rivalry between Cal and Stanford, but this year it has taken a unique twist. Both schools now have a pair of Nobel Prize winners.
Parents Of Missing UC Berkeley Student Appeal For Help In Newly-Released VideoThe parents of a missing University of California, Berkeley student are pleading for help in finding their daughter in a newly-released video.
Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Fauci Discusses Coronavirus in Online 'Fireside Chat' at Berkeley ForumDr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke with Cal students Thursday evening in a special online appearance at the Berkeley Forum.
UC Berkeley Physiologist Receives MacArthur Genius Grant For Research On ContraceptivesA researcher at UC Berkeley whose work could lead to new contraceptives for men and women was among 21 recipients of the prestigious MacArthur genius grant.
UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Reinhard Genzel Awarded Nobel Prize Three scientists --including UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Reinhard Genzel -- won this year’s Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for advancing our understanding of black holes, the all-consuming monsters that lurk in the darkest parts of the universe.
Sen. Feinstein's Husband Named In UC Admissions ScandalU.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband, University of California Regent Richard Blum, was named Thursday by the state auditor’s office as one of the regents involved in admissions scandal where UC wrongly admitted dozens of wealthy, mostly white students as favors to well-connected people.
State Audit: University Of California Wrongly Admitted Wealthy Students; 42 UC Berkeley Admissions Red FlaggedIn the wake of the national college admission scandal, a California state audit released Tuesday has found that the University of California wrongly admitted at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as “favors to donors, family, and friends.”
UC Berkeley Announces New Research Project on Psychedelic DrugsThe study of psychedelic drugs is seeing a resurgence and the University of California at Berkeley is going to take part, university officials said this week.
Bud 'Dog' Turner, Cal Football Fixture for Half Century, Dies at Age 84Bud “Dog” Turner, who worked in various roles for the Cal football program for a half-century, has died. He was 84.
Cal Campus Closure Leaves Usually Bustling Berkeley A Ghost TownUC Berkeley is housing approximately 6,500 students for the fall semester, but with COVID-19 restricting in-person classes, that total doesn't compare to the over 60,000 students who usually roam the area.
UC Berkeley Freshmen Start College Under Surreal COVID RestrictionsStudents at UC Berkeley attended all classes online Wednesday for the first day of the new academic year under COVID-19 restrictions.