The Great American Single-Family Home Problem

Building more housing, more densely, could help address a widespread economic challenge. A fight over one lot in Berkeley, Calif., shows how tough that could be.

Let Right-Wing Speakers Come to Berkeley? Faculty Is Divided

By THOMAS FULLER September 22, 2017 BERKELEY, Calif. — The class is called symplectic geometry, a high-level course in mathematics that provides elite graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley, a better understanding of, among other...

Conservatives Groups Sue Berkeley Over Ann Coulter Cancellation

By THOMAS FULLER April 24, 2017 BERKELEY, Calif. — Days after the University of California, Berkeley, canceled an appearance by the author Ann Coulter, two conservative organizations filed a federal lawsuit on Monday accusing the university of trying...

Berkeley Is Being Tested on 2 Fronts: Free Speech and Safety

By THOMAS FULLER and STEPHANIE SAUL April 21, 2017 BERKELEY, Calif. — In explaining why it had canceled a speech by Ann Coulter scheduled for next week, the University of California, Berkeley, said that it had “very specific...