Liberal In A Conservative Family
My parents have never been happy with my choice to go to UC Berkeley. I remember when I first told them I was ecstatic. I was jumping out of my chair and expecting them to do the same, after all, I had friends that told me that had been their experience. But I have a conservative family. My mother's response upon hearing the news was to ask, "but do you really want to go there?" I'm really not sure why I expected anything different really....
That's right, Milo Yiannopoulos will be here in Berkeley tonight, by which I really mean, Milo gets protested tonight.
If there's one thing you should know about Berkeley its that our football team might not have been too great over the last decade, but our protesting team is number 1.
The alt-right shitstorm masquerading as a news outlet, Breitbart, the only place on the internet racist enough to hire Milo, has made a big deal over the last few days about the protests planned,...
Steven Hayward, UC Berkeley Professor and, apparently amateur, blogger.
Oh Steven, you really are just quite the optimist aren't you? You really thought that all of the protesting and anger would make Trump's approval rating go higher. You see that's not quite how it works.
I know you'd like to imagine that we are all some kind of mindless drones who go out marching when the "left wing media" tells us to. But we are the voters. We are the majority that did not elect Trump, who...
This Sunday the Berkeley Atheists and Skeptics Society, which I am a member of, will be hosting Mandisa Thomas here at UC Berkeley in the Valley life science building. I encourage anyone to come, the event is free, but donations will be graciously accepted.
The atheist community has long been dominated by white men, drawing criticism in recent years from many organizations that feel the Atheist community needs to do much more to be inclusive and live up to the humanist values many of us...