The Campanile on Cal campus-another historical landmark
photo by Etta Liu

Students living large at Cal

BERKELEY, Calif. — The University of California, Berkeley, ranked No. 1 among public universities by U.S. News, attracts people with wide-ranging views and interests, with an undergraduate enrollment of more than 27,000. Teen Observer staffers conducted a random survey about the student experience at Cal. The new student union on campus was where we began our search for…

Chris Conville, an Irish citizen, felt as though the United States needs to address the problems surrounding immigration for the 2016 presidential election. Photo courtesy Jack Null.

Politics at the Pier: Issues vary

SAN FRANCISCO — In a presidential election where both the Republican and Democratic parties have radically different plans on how to address the massive problems surrounding immigration, it comes as no surprise that many people feel strongly about this prevalent issue. On Monday,The Teen Observer staff interviewed people at the popular tourist destination Pier 39 in San Francisco…

Announcer Ron Gibian at a kite festival. Photo by Takaku Barresi

The voice: Kite maker and announcer back at Berkeley

BERKELEY, Calif. — A booming voice carried across the hills of the Berkeley Marina as the 32nd annual Berkeley Kite Festival was under way. That voice belonged to none other than the well-respected Ron Gibian. Gibian was the main announcer for the competitive field, but he has fulfilled roles such as a judge or a side…