Verse becomes art on stage at the BHS SLAM Spoken Word club

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Spoken word is a powerful performance of poetry that, rather than reflecting one’s own story, reflects a broader message about society as a whole. Spoken word centers largely around how a poem is performed using both vocal techniques and physical movements when delivering meaningful lines.  The Berkeley High School Student Led Arts Movement Spoken

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Where do you feel most connected to the Black community?

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“I feel connected to the Black community here at Berkeley High because I take African dance,” said sophomore Corina Blanton, later explaining the connection she gains from the class by being surrounded by other Black youth, as well as the appreciation she feels from others in the class interested in the art of African

Now that the hype around Valentine’s Day has come and gone, we thought it might be fun to take a look at what relationships, situationships and dating look like at Berkeley High, and what it takes to be in a healthy romantic partnership.


This episode was produced and edited by Miriam Reichenberg. Interviews were conducted by Miriam Reichenberg, Taylor Reynaud, and Paolo Rivera. 

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Verse becomes art on stage at the BHS SLAM Spoken Word club

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Spoken word is a powerful performance of poetry that, rather than reflecting one’s own story, reflects a broader message about society as a whole. Spoken word centers largely around how a poem is performed using both vocal techniques and physical movements when delivering meaningful lines.  The Berkeley High School Student Led Arts Movement Spoken

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FAFSA updates cause delays and concerns

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This year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid has attempted to implement a new method for calculating the amount of financial aid each student will receive, resulting in unanticipated delays in the financial aid process and by extension, the college decision process.

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Opportunities for young artists in the Bay

For years, the Bay Area has been a place of artistic opportunity for many budding artists. Yet while it’s common enough to see adults on the local theater stage or sharing their work in galleries, it’s also important to offer these opportunities to young people.

Crunch culture in animation industry impacts work conditions

Animation, as an industry, has faced a lot of change since the early days of shows like “Steamboat Willie.” These changes have manifested due to advances in both technology and, for better or for worse, workplace standards.  The animation and VFX industry is a very lucrative one, currently valued at $181.3 billion with projected growth,

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Athlete Profile - Tilda Koven

Tilda Koven, senior and co-captain of the Berkeley High School womens’ crew team, is not the first in their family to be a rower. “Most of my dad’s family has rowed or still rows,” they said.

Zariyah King

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Zariyah King is a junior and guard for the Berkeley High School girls’ varsity basketball team. While she and her family were living in Georgia, they lived across from a basketball court where her brother would take her to play with him.