The facility has features designed for students with disabilities, non-gender-conforming students and others who want more privacy in the locker room.
On Sunday, Anna Bretan of Berkeley took first place in the women’s race of the 2015 Berkeley Half Marathon for the third consecutive year. Bretan, whose time was 1:18:34, has also finished first in the San Francisco Marathon for the past three consecutive years. There was also a Berkeley connection for Oakland resident Sam Robinson, who placed first in the men’s race, […]
UPDATE, 9:25 p.m.: The July 21 Manchester United vs. San Jose Earthquakes game will be played at Avaya Stadium in San Jose rather than Cal Memorial Stadium, according to Wesley Mallette, Associate AD, Strategic Communications for Cal Athletics. Mallette confirmed UC Berkeley was informed today about the decision, made by Relevent Sports, organizers of the tournament. “We were […]
Has anyone been in the Alta Bates ER on a UC Berkeley football game night? I have, and it is an eye-opening experience of drunkenness and bloody injuries. I was astonished this week as I headed home from work to see a billboard next to the freeway in Emeryville advertising beer with the Cal Athletics […]
UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks announced Friday that Sandy Barbour, the university’s athletics director, plans to step down from her post in mid-July. “After numerous discussions with Sandy, we came to the conclusion that the time was right for her to pursue a different set of professional interests, which she has long harbored and which we have spoken […]
O what is like the awful breach of death, Whose fatal stroke invades the creature’s breath! It bids the voice of desolation roll, And strikes the deepest awe within the bravest soul. –George Moses Horton (1797-1883) By Cecil Brown The recent death of Ted Agu at UC Berkeley shocked the college community. On the morning […]
UC Berkeley held a vigil Wednesday night outside Memorial Stadium, close to where Cal junior Ted Agu died after a football team training session on Feb. 7. Ted Friedman captured the event. Related: Candlelit vigil tonight will honor Cal footballer Ted Agu (02.12.14) Cal footballer Ted Agu collapses, dies after workout (02.07.14) Follow Berkeleyside on Twitter and Facebook. Email […]
The relationship of big-money sports to the university will be the focus of next week’s Academic Senate meeting at UC Berkeley. The Chronicle published a front-page analysis of the debate the other day, and the university has just released Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour’s 22-page question-and-answer document. Some facts from Barbour’s FAQ that I wasn’t […]