Why bother going outside if you can use google maps to travel?

Why bother going outside if you can use google maps to travel?

One of the best aspects of being able to attend Cal is that there are lectures for pretty much every subject, and as an added plus, they are free and available to the public. So, of course, we are here to inform you of an interesting (and rapidly approaching) presentation.

For those of you who are media studies majors or curious about the field, it may be of interest to you that Marc Horowitz will be having a lecture on how new media such as YouTube and Facebook effects the way people interact with art and entertainment on Monday, Nov 21 at the Banatao Auditorium (in Sutardja Dai Hall) from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The lecture is a part Cal’s ongoing “Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium” lecture series in which speakers from a variety of professions talk about new technologies and how they transform art and culture. read more »


It was with an almost inappropriate level of excitement that the Clog learned of Sarah Shourd’s plan to speak at UC Berkeley tomorrow afternoon. Like many around the world, we’ve been following the story of Shourd, Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer quite obsessively ever since the three Berkeley grads were detained while hiking near the border between Iraq and Iran in July 2009.

From their imprisonment and charges of spying to President Ahmadinejad’s generally uncooperative douchebaggery — from a much-celebrated engagement to read more »