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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Campus startups are great, if they’re inclusive

As a university system that prides itself on shining the light for future generations, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative launched by UC President Janet Napolitano aims to meet that promise by creating on-campus incubators...

Holidays

The cure for “SuperBowlitis” we all need

If you’re a red-blooded American your two favorite holidays, in order of importance, are probably the Fourth of July and the Super Bowl. However, only one of these days is nationally recognized as a...

UC sexual assault cases expose university’s apathy toward victims

A scathing report published Feb. 28 by UC Berkeley’s Daily Cal reveals at least 124 cases filed over the past three years involving University of California employees’ violations of the UC sexual violence and...

Artificial wombs deserve more research and investment

Researchers with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have developed an artificial womb for enabling premature lamb fetuses to develop in the same way they would in a natural womb. According to the study published...

Covering the “alt-right” is a necessary evil

As our country’s political and social climate becomes more strenuous by the day, media outlets are faced with a unique problem: Their coverage can bestow power on hateful extremist groups. This summer we saw a...

Opioids, you’re fired! Supporting Trump’s declaration of the opioid crisis as a public health...

America has declared public health emergencies plenty of times in the past, including the 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak, the 2009 North Dakota storms and California’s recent wildfires. However, it is important to notice that...

Trump does not get credit for the reduction of unemployment

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released new numbers on U.S. unemployment on May 4, showing that the national unemployment rate has fallen to 3.9 percent as the economy added a net 164,000 jobs...