Album Recommendation: ‘on the tender spot of every calloused moment’
Saturday, September 26, 2020 Akinmusire’s album leaves very few jazz “stones” unturned: it is immensely creative, beautifully performed, and structured to pull you through an incredible narrative of music.
The 2020 VMAs Go Virtual and Lack Musical Diversity
Saturday, September 19, 2020 The virtual revamp of the 2020 Video Music Awards was hosted and executed creatively, but was underwhelming in terms of diversity in artists and songs selected for awards.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 Ruthy Jandra, BHS girls field hockey captain, is excited to lead her team into a new, unusual year.
Where to Get Tested, Meals for Students, and More Relevant Resources
Friday, September 18, 2020 The latest resources available in Berkeley: where to go for free COVID-19 testing, updated Health Center services, an upcoming protest, and more.
Seniors Make Efforts to Celebrate Their Final Year Together
Friday, September 18, 2020 Despite new obstacles presented by distance learning, seniors are working to boost school spirit and make the most out of a bad situation.
Berkeley Announces New COVID-19 Reopening Regulations
Friday, September 18, 2020 Salons, swimming pools, and outdoor galleries are among some of the establishments permitted to reopen.
The Dark Side of TikTok: Exploring the Dangers Posed to Today’s Teens
Thursday, September 17, 2020 The popular social media platform TikTok presents dangers to impressionable young users.
Who is Running for BUSD School Board?
Thursday, September 17, 2020 As Berkeley’s November 3 local elections approach rapidly, candidates for School Board ramp up their campaigns.
“Antifragile” Creators Seek to Empower the Underrepresented Through Art
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Satire: Class Rivalry Is a Pillar of BHS Culture — Distance Learning Could Annihilate it
Thursday, September 17, 2020 Unity can feel impossible to achieve at a school as large as BHS, but until this year, Rally Day has served to build community within grades.
University of California Is Ordered to Disregard SAT, ACT in Admissions
Thursday, September 17, 2020 A local court has ordered the University of California system to stop considering college entrance exams in this year’s admissions process.
COVID-19 Increases Difficulty of College Recruitment Process for Student Athletes
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 BHS athletes work to overcome new obstacles presented by COVID-19 in the college recruitment process.
Berkeley School Board Discusses COVID-19 Updates
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 The board did not make any decisions regarding school reopening, but considered new projects to work towards a safer campus environment.
The Role of Current Events in the Classroom
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Discussing current events with students presents a myriad of challenges, but teachers insist it is now more important to do so than ever.
Messi Stays with Barcelona to Avoid Legal Battle
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 After a poor season for Barcelona, Lionel Messi began looking to leave the team, but was stopped on a legal technicality.
How is PE Credit Working at BHS This Year?
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic closing schools, Berkeley High School is offering several alternatives to the school's typical sports programs.
Students Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Jobs and School
Saturday, September 5, 2020 Working teenagers face the dilemma of deciding whether they should prioritize earning money for their families over attending class and learning. Excusing students with jobs from school may seem like a quick fix, but in reality, it would be disastrous.
This Sucks: A Review of Netflix’s ‘The Kissing Booth 2’
Friday, September 4, 2020 The sequel to the 2018 high school rom-com, while difficult to watch, is also a symptom of Netflix's difficulty valuing meaningful content over mindless quantity.