The Berkeley Wire: 10.11.17

Smoke from North Bay fires is seen and felt in Berkeley. Photo, taken on Wednesday Oct. 11, by Pete Rosos

What Cal’s $800K did and didn’t buy during ‘Free Speech Week’ (Higher Ed)
Group works to build monument at shellmound site (East Bay Times)
David Robinson becomes interim chief counsel at Cal (Daily Cal)
Fantastic Negrito leads all-East Bay show in Berkeley (Mercury News)
Optical scanning used to capture indigenous voices from wax cylinders (Hyperallergic)
Debut on video series on Berkeley’s climate change impact (UCB News)
Cal finds investment officer at University of Washington (Institutional Investor)
UC Berkeley students uprooted by devastating North Bay fires (Daily Cal)
Three UC Berkeley alums win MacArthur ‘genius’ awards (UC Berkeley)
UC Berkeley uses optical scanning to recover Indigenous voices (Hyperallergic)
Berkeley’s Harvest festival highlights healthy, homegrown fare (East Bay Times)
What Berkeley’s $800,000 did, and didn’t, buy during ‘Free Speech’ week (Chronicle of Higher Ed)