The facility has features designed for students with disabilities, non-gender-conforming students and others who want more privacy in the locker room.
Good showing for Berkeley in city’s third Half Marathon
The third annual Berkeley Half Marathon took place Sunday, Nov. 22. Photo: Ted Friedman 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 […]
Breaking: Manchester United – San Jose Earthquakes game moved from Berkeley to San Jose
Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney in a Premiership game last month. Photo: Rex Features via AP Images Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney in a Premiership game last month. Photo: Rex Features via AP Images 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, […]
Op-ed: Cal should take down beer and athletics billboard
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 […]
Cal Athletic director Sandy Barbour to step down in July
Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks and designated interim athletic director Michael Williams sit down for a press conference on Barbour’s transition Friday. Photo: Drew Jaffe Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks and designated interim athletic director Michael Williams sit down for a press conference on Barbour’s transition Friday. Photo: Drew […]
Op-ed: Ted Agu found his place at UC Berkeley, against the odds
Cal junior Ted Agu, who died after collapsing in a football workout at UC Berkeley. Photo: Cal Athletics 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 […]
Photos: Cal community remembers footballer Ted Agu
Photo: Ted Friedman 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. Photo: Ted Friedman Photo: Ted Friedman Photo: Ted Friedman Photo: Ted Friedman Related: Candlelit vigil tonight will honor Cal footballer […]
Does big-money sports make sense at Cal?
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 […]