I appreciate the sentiment and acknowledge the value of quiet contemplation. But Veterans Day, to me, is not about being silent. It’s about speaking up.
Though he grew up in a military family, Chris Rielage ’21 initially aspired to serve at the U.S. State Department, practicing diplomacy. Now he’s doing drills and grueling physical training to join the U.S. Navy. And he’s doing that training at UC Berkeley, two hours away from his classes at Stanford.
In the article “Hoover panel talks tech, security” (February 26, 2019) former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead is reported to have made the ludicrous statement that U.S. military intervention in El Salvador was a strategic success.
Weekend nights are for writing — that’s what I tell myself, at least. Why bother with parties, bars and crowds when I’m perfectly capable of being awkward and weird all by myself? I got back to my studio in Escondido Village last Saturday night and the blank pages splayed across my desk called to me…
As a former Navy enlisted man and an officer I am concerned with the threat to national security posed by President Trump. His attacks on our intelligence agencies and cozy relationship with Vladimir Putin are un-American.
“So like, did you go to combat or anything?” I had to smile a little bit when they said that. I’d never heard the question posed that way before. I’m used to the blank stares, the awkward silences and the sideways glances of my fellow undergraduates when I tell them that yes, I am a…
All 42,000 Coast Guard members — including approximately 4,000 Coast Guard members in the Bay Area — missed their first paycheck of 2019 yesterday as a result of the ongoing federal government shutdown.
On Wednesday, 2018 Annual Shorenstein Journalism Award recipient and Washington Post Beijing bureau chief Anna Fifield addressed economic changes in North Korea.