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Majority of voters support state affordable housing bond

A recent UC Berkeley survey of California voters found that a 51-percent majority support a $4 billion housing bond the state Legislature recently voted to put on the November 2018 ballot, the university reported Tuesday, Sept. 19. Just 27 percent of the 1,200 registered voters responding the university’s Institute of Governmental Studies’ online survey opposed […]

Milo Yiannopoulous' far-right Berkeley event is set to occur at birthplace of 1960s free speech movement

A multi-day series of political speeches promoted by right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulous at UC Berkelely next week will occur mostly outdoors instead of within two rarefied campus halls as initially planned. The campus administration said this weekend that organizers missed the deadline to...

UC Berkeley says Free Speech Week is on

UC Berkeley will accommodate Free Speech Week next week, despite a dispute between the university and supporters of President Trump who are promoting the controversial program, campus officials said Monday. The campus is preparing strong...Show More Summary

This little one-legged jumping robot is a real charmer

yesterdayHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Salto is a jumping robot from UC Berkeley's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab. It has aerodynamic thrusters to ensure it lands on its foot. [via Bruce Sterling]

Milo Yiannopoulos Insists 'Free Speech Week' Is On, And That He's Paid $65K For Venue Rentals

Relentless alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, who along with some alleged conservative/alt-right financial backing is dead-set on taking UC Berkeley to task for trying to stymie or cancel the event. [ more › ]

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: UC Berkeley Faculty Calls for Campus-Wide Boycott of Class: Facult…

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: UC Berkeley Faculty Calls for Campus-Wide Boycott of Class: Faculty, staff claim ‘there are forms of speech that are not protected under the First Amendment.’ Okay, you’ve persuaded me. Now, you’re fired for boycotting class.... Meanwhile, I’ll repeat: If some evil genius on the right set out to […]

UC Berkeley professors urge campus boycott during ‘Free Speech Week’

At UC Berkeley, 177 professors and graduate students have signed an open letter urging thousands of colleagues and classmates to boycott campus for four days this month to ensure their “physical and mental safety.” The strongly worded...Show More Summary

Student group must pay needed fees for “Free Speech Week,” UC officials say

The student group seeking to hold a four-day series of conservative speakers and provocateurs at UC Berkeley has failed to pay required deposits, university officials said Saturday. Although the Berkeley Patriot student organizationShow More Summary

UC Berkeley officials say organizers of far-right festival have failed to complete reservations for two indoor venues

UC Berkeley officials said Saturday that organizers of a far-right speakers’ series scheduled for later this month have missed the deadline to reserve two of the largest indoor venues on campus for the event, but that they will continue to work with organizers on planning for the festival. “The...

Memo to UC Berkeley students: Free speech is the best weapon against the alt-right

To the editor: I hate the message that the so-called alt-right offers, but I don’t equate its adherents able to speak at a place like UC Berkeley with their ability to convince people to follow their agenda. (“Unprecedented measures at Berkeley for conservative writer’s speech,” Sept. 14) If the...

Woman Arrested at UC Berkeley For Banned Weapon Met With Hillary Clinton

As The Gateway Pundit reported, UC Berkeley officials braced for far left Antifa riots Thursday night on campus all because conservative activist Ben Shapiro was giving a speech. Businesses closed and police reportedly spent $600,000 to protect Shapiro for one night–from tolerant liberals of course. Show More Summary

Pro-Life Speaker Ben Shapiro Answers Pro-Abortion Student’s Question With an “Epic Takedown”

Popular conservative author and speaker Ben Shapiro continued to impress his audience Thursday at UC Berkeley when he rapidly refuted a young man’s abortion arguments. Shapiro’s speech at the liberal California university drew massive media attention because of the violent protests that have broken out on campus during past conservative speakers’ talks. The university and […]

Ben Shapiro takes stage at UC Berkeley under extraordinary security

Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro delivered his speech at the UC Berkeley campus under extraordinary security that required attendees to pass through metal detectors and police barricades that held back hundreds of protesters. The...Show More Summary

UC Berkeley students protest right-wing speaker in US

University management defends Shapiro's visit to campus, as several arrests are made during protests against him.

9 arrested off campus during UC Berkeley conservative speech

Hundreds of police officers and a campus on virtual lockdown accomplished the University of California, Berkeley administration's goal of allowing a conservative to speak at the famously liberal university without … Click to Continu...

9 arrested as protesters gather at UC Berkeley for talk by conservative speaker Ben Shapiro

As conservative commentator Ben Shapiro spoke at UC Berkeley, a large group of protesters marched amid intense security triggered by recent violent clashes between protesters.

'The University Has Coddled Students Too Long.' Conservative Firebrand Roils Berkeley

Protests took place at UC Berkeley as Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro came to give a speech.

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