University of California
Half of College Students Are Food Insecure. Are Universities Doing Enough to Help Them?
As more students search for their next meal, there's increasing demand for programs that go beyond the food pantry.
Why Should Taxpayer-Funded Research Be Put Behind a Paywall?
The University of California's boycott of academic-publishing giant Elsevier has open-access advocates pleased. Others have concerns about transparency.
Could the UCSB Fossil Fuel Protest Be a Harbinger of Student Activism Across the State?
The University of California–Santa Barbara chancellor came out in support of fossil fuel divestment after students camped out in the administration building for 74 hours.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Former Child Prodigy Who, He Says, Is Finally Doing Something New and Interesting
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Are Ties to a Notorious Institution a Career Killer?
How scandals—even silly ones—affect the lives of individuals associated with the institutions mired in them.
Maybe You've Been Tricked Into Liking Strawberries So Much
The incredible rise of the strawberry highlights the power of massive marketing campaigns.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: Michael Kuhn, 26, Economics
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
What Does It Mean to Be Anti-Establishment at Berkeley Today?
For some, the opposite of what it meant 50 years ago.