by Sophia Ma Are you interested in the field of public health but don’t know what to do next? Read on! There are many paths to explore in the field of public health since it is so multifaceted and consists … Continue reading Public Health Career Opportunities
by Elise Rio In our current day and age, it has become almost a norm for people to rely on social media as a source for news, for cooking videos, for shopping and more recently, even for health advice. This … Continue reading Spotting Fake Health Statistics
by Sofia Andrade People often think of mental health as a very personal matter that has to do only with the individual. However, mental illnesses and mental health in general are affected by the combination of biological and genetic factors, … Continue reading Mental Health and Culture: A Public Health Perspective
by Emily Huang In 2016, the American Red Cross made headlines across the nation after an investigation by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley revealed that $125 million of the donations made after the Haiti earthquake in 2010 went to fund internal … Continue reading When Global Philanthropy Fails
by Cassidy Farrow UC Berkeley’s Clery Timely Warnings warn Berkeley community members through email about crime alerts in the area. The name comes from the Jeanne Clery Act, initially signed in 1990, which mandates that the university collect and maintain … Continue reading Crime Alerts and Safety: What Should We Really Be Warned About?
by Crystal J. Feng Yoga practitioners often tout the health benefits of yoga: better body alignment and posture, stronger muscle strength, increased self-awareness, greater flexibility, lower blood pressure, and more resilient mental and physical capacities. Indeed, yoga has become to … Continue reading Yoga: A Preventative Method
by Amy Khine Chang Imagine a world in which humans could create anything they wanted. From robotic human automation to geoengineering capabilities, technology and science is now bringing the world closer to these possibilities than ever before. Take malaria, for … Continue reading Let’s Make a Human: CRISPR
by Anna Barcellos We’re stressed here at UC Berkeley. New and challenging social situations coupled with the pressure and desire to achieve good grades don’t make the transition to higher education any easier. If you take a day off, not … Continue reading Body Image and Social Media: The College Perspective
by Heather Zhang Apple, Garmin, and Fitbit have all invested large sums of money towards multi-sport fitness watches. These watches can cost up to $600 – but are they really worth it? Most fitness watches provide several exercise options for … Continue reading Does Technology Make You Exercise More Often?
by Nick Murdock College is often looked upon by high schoolers as a time of unending lack of parental oversight and a land of alcoholic milk and honey. While the stereotypical house music and strobe lights of an otherwise dimly lit … Continue reading Greek Life and Alcohol: Sorority Alcohol Ban
Food Insecurity on Campus by Kristal Lam Many of us have experienced what it feels like to have extra meal points. The last few weeks of the semester consist of stopping by Bear Market and picking up all the junk … Continue reading A Pantry of Love and Security
by Anna Nguyen From the loss of chicken tenders at Golden Bear Cafe, to the reduction of meat at Cafe 3, Cal Dining has undergone a drastic makeover in the past several years. UC Berkeley has increasingly taken steps towards … Continue reading Dining Hall Nutrition