Bad news bears for the University of California. One of its graduates, Jessica Felber, filed suit on March 4 against Berkeley, certain affiliates and the UC system in its entirety for allegedly allowing “the development of a dangerous anti-Semitic climate on its campuses.”

On March 5, 2010 (you read right: over a year ago), Felber — former co-president Tikvah, a Zionist group on campus — was involved in an incident wherein read more »


Y’know, there are just some days when you pick up the paper, scan the front page and say to yourself, “Damn, it feels good to be an ordinary citizen, generally unworthy of quotation.” Because then you could be stuck forever with a gem like this credited to your name:

“Through these and subsequent meetings (I) will develop a plan for how I might be useful,” he [Boalt Hall Dean Christopher Edley] said in a statement. “It depends on what people believe they need in light of what’s already been agreed, and we’ll take it from there.” read more »