Humans of Haas: Mia Cherie Character

MIA CHERIE CHARACTER I was born and raised in Louisiana but had to move around a lot because of Hurricane Katrina. We were lucky enough to leave the day before landfall. Although it was a horrible incident, I ended up in SoCal because of Hurricane Katrina and am now a proud SoCal girl at heart. …

California Wildfires: From Destruction Rises Community Resilience and Perseverance

I am from Sonoma, California and about a year ago, my hometown was ravaged by the first nationally recognized Northern California Wildfire. If you were in Berkeley last year, you probably remember the first time you walked out of your house on the morning of October 9, 2017, and felt that now too familiar feeling …

Give Yourself Grace: The Beauty of Work-Life Balance and Conscious Gratitude

This semester, I experienced burnout for the first time and believe me, it wasn’t pretty. After a whirlwind summer of classes, internships in San Francisco, and training sessions for my Resident Assistant job, I jumped right into fall semester and slammed into a wall of physical and emotional fatigue. I have never had to worry …

How Street Markets Feed Innovation

Opinion: How Street Markets Feed Innovation What does mushroom risotto have in common with cereal "bars", and calamari? Besides being wonderful snacks, all three are dishes that you can find in London's extraordinarily popular and charming street markets. While wonderful places for anyone to visit, these bustling shopping spaces can also demonstrate how the street …