By Adam Mann Laney Bistro, Chef’s Table special: Red snapper with cilantro-lime compound butter, bacon, roasted corn salsa, and summer vegetables. Photo Credit: Adam Mann It seems like a well-kept secret: I’ve lived near Lake Merritt almost four years and have eaten at most of the restaurants, but I’d never heard of or even noticed Laney Bistro. Maybe it has something to do with the … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Laney Bistro
Barriers for Berkeley City College’s Largest Community By Edgar J Rosales Latino Leadership Cultural Club at Club Rush, September 2017. Photo Credit: Edgar J Rosales According to the Fact Book listed on the Peralta Community College District’s website, the Hispanic/Latinx community at Berkeley City College has been the highest-enrolled ethnic group of the student population since fall of 2015. One might expect that this fact … Continue reading Are Latinx Students Transferring?
The Experience of a Black Business Owner in the Bay Area By Doris Kiambati “The new definition of freedom today is self determination,” says prominent entrepreneur John Hope Bryant. History has taught us that Black people in the United States have suffered tremendously under the U.S. government. Black people in the United States have effectively been disenfranchised and disadvantaged; thus affecting Black income per capita … Continue reading Support Black Business
What Riders Need to Know By Hannah Litwin Downtown Berkeley Police Station. Photo Credit: Hannah Litwin On Sept. 16, 2017, Julie Dragland was riding the Dublin/Pleasanton train when she was handed this note: “There are 2 guns pointed at you now. If you want to live hand back your wallet + phone NOW + do not turn around and be descreet [sic]. Do not turn … Continue reading BART: Violence on the Rise
How the Right Wing has Co-opted Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement By Maya Kashima A Milo Yiannopolous supporter engages with onlookers outside the ASUC Student Union following Yiannopolous’ Sept. 24 appearance at Sproul Plaza. Photo Credit: Maya Kashima Generations after its seminal student protests, Berkeley has become the epicenter of a renewed debate over the meaning of freedom of speech. The far-right feels their voices are … Continue reading From Mario to Milo