Spooky season is here, and it’s looking like the kids will be able to trick-or-treat for All Hallows’ Eve this year — pandemic restrictions permitting. Brush up on your spookiest dad jokes, deck out the front yard and fill a big bowl with wrapped candies, pencils or whatever treats you can conjure up before Oct. 31.

Berkeley Forum announces fall 2021 lineup of diverse speakers, panels

The Berkeley Forum announced its fall 2021 lineup of 12 events featuring panels and speakers from a variety of different fields and disciplines.

Now Showing: Celebrating Half a Century of Film at Berkeley

For 50 years, the Pacific Film Archive has screened everything from French New Wave favorites to activist documentaries.

All they wanted was to read books by women.

They didn’t plan for revolution, but that is what it took.

In 1852, Frederick Douglass asked us to define what freedom is to a Black American.

Berkeley Journalism lecturer, students and alumni honored in 2021 Pulitzer Prizes

The work of a Berkeley Journalism lecturer, five students and two alumni was honored in the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes, in the Breaking News, National News and Public Service categories, Columbia University announced.

Summer 2021 Courses in the Arts + Design

Immerse yourself in Berkeley's creative landscape by enrolling in a summer course.

In “The Beadworkers” and In Life, Author Beth Piatote Seeks to Resurrect Indigenous Language

Indigenous language revival is a phrase that the author and UC Berkeley professor of Native American Studies, Beth Piatote, holds a passion for. It is also one that she says has gained momentum in recent years.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and UC Berkeley alumnus Viet Thanh Nguyen discussed how his personal experiences and the political climate have shaped his writing at a Berkeley Forum event Thursday.

Dear New Cal Students,