Berkeley Spring 2018 Update (& Tips for New Admits!)

I write this post as spring break is winding to a close, with only slightly more than a month is left before the end of the semester. Time goes by as quickly as ever, and I wanted to recap a little what’s been going on in this whirlwind of a semester. Last semester was interesting …

In Defence of Free Speech

“I don’t agree with a word you say”, wrote Evelyn Beatrice Hall, “but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” The quote is often misattributed to Voltaire, because Hall was writing about the great French writer, but it does sum up his life, for he was a keen advocate of free speech …