On Nov. 2, state voters will decide on a controversial and quintessentially California ballot measure, Proposition 19, the "Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010." Where do students at Berkeley, with its reputation for liberalism (accurate or not) come down on the issue? Eleven of them think out loud about the pros and cons of Prop. 19.
Delays from domestic flights put a $32.9 billion dent into the U.S. economy, and half that cost is borne by airline passengers, according to a new report led by Berkeley researchers. The final report was delivered this week to the Federal Aviation Administration, which commissioned the study.
Six outstanding math and science teachers from public schools in the Bay Area have just begun five-year fellowships on campus through the new Math for America Berkeley program. It's a new approach for Berkeley's mission to help fill a critical need for the nation: better math and science education.