Berkeleysider David Trachtenberg came across a glorious gathering on the campus Sunday and sent in these wonderful photographs. “I stumbled upon this amazing event at lower Sproul Plaza,” he writes. “It’s called the Holi Festival — a welcoming of Spring. Pure Joy!”

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...