City Audit Raises Concerns Over BPD Racial Bias & Transparency
Thursday, May 20, 2021 The audit, published by Jenny Wong, illuminated a need for more focus on police responses to calls involving houseless people.
Berkeley Should Implement Police Liability Insurance to Ensure Accountability
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 As calls for police accountability sweep the nation and further attention is brought to the hundreds of millions of dollars lost in police brutality related lawsuits, many have proposed police liability insurance as a 2 in 1 solution.
To Shed Racist Past, UC Berkeley Renames Buildings
Monday, April 12, 2021 Far more than mere symbolic change, UC Berkeley’s renaming of several buildings has garnered diverse support, even from the families of the people whose names are being removed.
Amazon Boycott Serves as an Ineffective Stand Against Corporation’s Power
Friday, April 2, 2021 A recent boycott of the online retailer website and company Amazon has swept social media whilst drawing critiques for effectiveness against the massive corporation.
Berkeley Rep Spotlights Writers Through ‘Place/Settings’ Podcast Series
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 The Berkeley Repertory Theatre is releasing audio stories by ten different writers, highlighting special places in Berkeley.
Berkeley Restaurant Spotlight: Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Angeline’s has battled financial and pandemic related challenges in order to continue its 15 year tradition of serving Southern flavors in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Public Libraries Make Resources Accessible in Innovative Ways
Monday, February 15, 2021 Public libraries have always been places for people to gather and coexist. Without the ability to safely reopen, they have had to rethink ways to foster the same environment.
Places of Worship Offer Solace During Times of Solitude
Saturday, January 9, 2021 Houses of worship have historically offered a sense of community and hope. During a pandemic where interaction is limited, how have they continued to support local residents?
COVID-19 Has Changed How Families Coexist and Interact
Thursday, December 17, 2020 Due to the limitations of the pandemic, families have spent a lot of time together while stuck at home. This abundance of time has proven both beneficial and trying for relationships.
Students Find Systemic Inequity in College Admissions Process
Sunday, December 6, 2020 In the first part of a series on college admissions, the Jacket explores how policies like the holistic approach, legacy, and affirmative action affect equity and student experiences.
Will ‘Gen Z’ Finally Beat Low Young-Voter Turnout?
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Thanks to social media and a drive for activism, Generation Z is empowering the youth vote by eliminating barriers previously responsible for low young-voter turnout.
Plans Announced for Remodel of Gilman Street and I-80 Intersection
Saturday, October 17, 2020 Alameda County hopes to remodel the inefficient intersection between Gilman and I-80 to make it safer and more convenient.
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