UC Berkeley

Berkeley Students Want Bill Maher Out As Commencement Speaker: Here’s Why

Bill Maher is scheduled to be the guest speaker at UC Berkeley’s fall graduation this December. But despite the university’s reputation for free speech, some students say Maher is too offensive toward Muslims, women and others to enjoy the honor of speaking at graduation. Dena Takruri spoke with the students leading the charge to cancel Maher’s commencement speech.

Wait, The Midterm Elections Are Coming Up?

Recent polls show that Americans couldn’t care much less about the midterm elections, and that 18-to-29-year-olds care the least. AJ+’s Dena Takruri went to one of the United States’ most prestigious universities, UC Berkeley, to find out if they even know if an election is coming up.