Trees on TV’s: The Consequences of Separation

by: Eva Malis A pristine forest is pasted on a billboard to advertise an insurance company. Beside it, shining faces with unnatural smiles claim “Guaranteed”. Below it, a patch of yellow native grass dances with a Redbull can, receipt, and plastic grocery bag tangled in its hair. The drive from […]

New Co-op Course Seeks to Revamp Cal’s Business Curriculum

By: Hanna Morris, Student Environmental Resource Center, UC Berkeley It’s mid-morning on Friday and the four Co-op DeCal facilitators are discussing next week’s lesson plans over freshly brewed coffee at Blue Door Café. The syllabus is impressive, with admittedly more resources, field trips and relevant readings than many of my […]

A Town Hall Meeting for the Proposed Food Systems Minor

by Sydney Johnson · November 1, 2014 UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff met Wednesday night in an open dialogue about the proposed Food Systems Minor. The Town Hall meeting, as it was called, centered primarily around audience input and invited those interested in the minor to come and share […]

UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly votes YES on Divestment!

Saturated in coffee and cardboard pizza, the Graduate Assembly of the University of California Berkeley (GA, basically the graduate students’ Senate) voted two-thirds majority last night in favor of UC Berkeley and UC system-wide fossil fuel divestment.

CSSC Spring Convergence at UC Berkeley- April 26-28

Inspire, Invest, & Innovate UC Berkeley, April 26-28 You’re invited to this years California Student Sustainability Coalition’s Spring 2013 Convergence at UC Berkeley! The event will play host to a series of inspirational keynote speakers, dynamic panels and engaging workshops. Come join hundreds of student leaders from across the state […]

Occupy Comes Down to Earth

Occupy the Farm began on April 22 in Albany, just north of Berkeley, when 200 community activists cut through a chain-link fence surrounding a vacant patch of land owned by the University of California.

University of California Holds $234 Million in Filthy 15 Coal Corporations

Data in a new report authored by California Student Sustainability Coalition alumni Sarah Siedschlag and published by the University of California reveals that the University of California Regents have something on the order of $234 million dollars worth of holdings in 15 of the largest coal companies. Titled “Reducing California […]