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Posted inEvents, Schools

UC Berkeley Chancellor: Bill Maher must speak

Hours after a student group uninvited Bill Maher to speak at UC Berkeley’s December commencement, Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks invited him back, citing his constitutionally protected right to free speech. “The UC Berkeley administration cannot and will not accept this decision, which appears to have been based solely on Mr. Maher’s opinions and beliefs, which […]

Posted inArts, Nosh

Alice Waters on kitchen fear, streakers and why she wanted to feed Bill Clinton a peach

Alice Waters appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday to promote her new book, In the Green Kitchen. She presented Maher with a basket of fresh produce, including lemons picked from Berkeley’s Edible Schoolyard. She talked about slow food and how it doesn’t necessarily mean slow-cooked food. “I could have a slow-food hot […]