This week, UC Berkeley students and researchers protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine, what do they have to say? Also, the university loses a bitter legal fight over the future of CRISPR. What does the future have in store for Berkeley and gene editing? California is easing mask mandates in schools, how will BUSD respond? This year, a record number of students applied to UC Berkeley, how will this look in light of the ongoing admissions controversy? And finally, Annie the falcon is alive! We’ll give you updates on Berkeley’s favorite avian couple. Cover design by Emiliano Fragoso. Edited by Wenyi Ge.