BHS Students face long travels, location changes, to take SAT

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With a low availability of SAT exam spots in the Bay Area, many Berkeley High School students must take their SAT exam at far away testing locations. This can be a burden to students financially and in regards to transportation.  Magnolia Hougan, a BHS junior, shared that she took her SAT exam in Los Angeles

Woman-run Cult Crackers loved by locals

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In West Berkeley the Berkeley Kitchens reside, where 15 medium sized businesses have their own independent kitchens. One of the kitchens, with a clean industrial look and a big window illuminating the room, is the center of production for Cult Crackers.  Seven years ago, in 2017, Cult Crackers was founded by Dianna Dar, who set

Candidates share campaigns during weeks before BHS election

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On Monday, March 25, Berkeley High School students will begin voting for Associated Student Body leadership. In preparation for the election, many candidates attended the ASB candidate meet and greet on Friday, March 8 at lunch to publicize their agendas and interact with voters.  “If I’m elected, I hope to make the student voice

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April 12, 2024

For April Fools, it’s been highly requested by our listeners that we do an ASMR episode… so we invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful ASMR sounds we’ve recorded around campus

Opinion

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Why we love movies about love

“I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”  — When Harry Met Sally Love and intimacy are the feelings the human heart and mind crave.

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BHS Students face long travels, location changes, to take SAT

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With a low availability of SAT exam spots in the Bay Area, many Berkeley High School students must take their SAT exam at far away testing locations. This can be a burden to students financially and in regards to transportation.  Magnolia Hougan, a BHS junior, shared that she took her SAT exam in Los Angeles

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Woman-run Cult Crackers loved by locals

Features

In West Berkeley the Berkeley Kitchens reside, where 15 medium sized businesses have their own independent kitchens. One of the kitchens, with a clean industrial look and a big window illuminating the room, is the center of production for Cult Crackers.  Seven years ago, in 2017, Cult Crackers was founded by Dianna Dar, who set

Candidates share campaigns during weeks before BHS election

News

On Monday, March 25, Berkeley High School students will begin voting for Associated Student Body leadership. In preparation for the election, many candidates attended the ASB candidate meet and greet on Friday, March 8 at lunch to publicize their agendas and interact with voters.  “If I’m elected, I hope to make the student voice

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Entertainment

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Female artists at BHS who do commissions

Many artists at Berkeley High School have found a way to turn their art into a commission-based form of income. Prints, jewelry, crochet, and digital art are all mediums in which students offer their services.

"Dune" sequel may be better than the first

Since the first novel’s publication in 1965, “Dune” has become legendary, seminal sci-fi. Renowned for its intricate and outlandish worldbuilding, the book is so dense with rich conceptual work that it was originally published serially as eight separate volumes, before being re-edited into the final product.  2021’s “Dune Part One” covers about half of Frank

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Lack of equality in video games

The gaming industry has been around in some form since the end of the 1970s and has evolved greatly over the last 50 years or so. One of the biggest changes has been in gender participation.  The gaming industry has seen a rise in female gamers, reaching about 45 percent of gamers in the U.S.

Sports

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Athlete Profile: Oona Capristo

“Play with no doubt,” is Berkeley High School junior Oona Capristo’s motto as a dedicated softball player of ten years. As a female athlete, Capristo noted that the sports environment doesn’t always prioritize competitiveness among girls.

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Women's lacrosse bests Dublin

On March 7, 2024, Berkeley High School girls varsity lacrosse faced off against Dublin High School. This was the first time the team had played against Dublin in three seasons, so coach Jess Seggman was unsure of what to expect.

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Limited access hurts female hockey players

In the diverse sports landscape of the Bay Area, opportunities to play a wide variety of sports at different levels of competition are abundant. However due to the lack of ice in the Bay Area, the ice hockey community is noticeably smaller than those of other sports.