Short-Term Acts of Charity Will Not Solve Wealth Inequality In Berkeley
Saturday, January 9, 2021 Berkeley residents too often use individual donations to ease their guilt surrounding the major wealth gap in our community, whilst simultaneously failing to address it.
Berkeley Community Members Rally to Reopen Schools
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Berkeley parents and students protested the ongoing BUSD school closure at MLK Civic Center Park, expressing their concerns about students' lack of sufficient education through distance learning.
Five New Pro-Tenant Members Elected to Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board
Monday, December 14, 2020 New members Leah Simon-Weisberg, Mari Mendonca, Andy Kelley, Dominique Walker, and Xavier Johnson aim to make housing a human right.
Loss of Spirit Week is Detrimental to BHS Culture and Unity
Friday, November 13, 2020 Though Red and Gold Day has historically been controversial, eliciting both solidarity and toxic behaviors, its cancellation has triggered concerns about losing an integral aspect of BHS culture.
Three Essential Areas of Police Reforms Will Reduce Violence
Friday, November 13, 2020 The issues present in American policing are not simple or easy to fix, but this three part series will outline key avenues of reform to reduce unnecessary violence, starting with transforming police training.
Where Do Dance Programs Fit In Amidst Sports in the Pandemic?
Thursday, October 29, 2020 Dance programs in and out of BHS work to create plausible solutions to the difficulties posed by COVID-19 regulations.
Students Find Diverse Ways to Get Involved This Election
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Being ineligible to vote has not stopped high schoolers from being civically engaged, whether through working the polls, phone banking, or educating friends and family.
Muralist Juana Alicia Inspires Social Change Through Provoking Public Art
Thursday, October 22, 2020 The artist's work, much of which can be seen around the Bay Area, is dedicated to raising awareness about climate change and women's rights.
Coaches Struggle Amid Loss of In-Person Sports
Sunday, October 18, 2020 Sports coaches from BHS are leading their teams through uncertain times as they cope with pushed back seasons, loss of pay, and the challenge of sustaining team unity.
Fires and Smoke Will Have a Long Term Impact on BHS
Saturday, October 3, 2020 Smoke from California's wildfire season poses challenges to both the mental and physical health of students and administration.
BHS Student Initiates Berkeley Hills Trash Cleanup Project
Thursday, October 1, 2020 Junior Milo Moses worked with friends to clear debris from a canyon in the Berkeley Hills with assistance from the Berkeley Public Works Department.
Arts Institutions Devise Creative Ways to Stay Afloat Amid Financial Hardship
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Without ticket revenue due to COVID-19, local theaters and museums face a grim economic reality. These organizations have taken unique measures to keep their art alive.
BHS Plans for School Athletics During Pandemic
Friday, September 4, 2020
The Future of Performing Arts Classes at BHS is Virtual
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 The annual, or biannual, showcases done by performing arts classes at BHS are prime examples of our school spirit and culture. How do staff and students plan to keep this spirit alive digitally?
Berkeley Unified School District Adopts a Creative Distance Learning Plan
Thursday, August 20, 2020 In the midst of a pandemic that has killed over 170,000 Americans, school districts across the country scramble as they begin the second iteration of online learning.
How is COVID-19 Impacting Berkeley’s Small Businesses?
Saturday, June 13, 2020 It has now been over two months since non-essential businesses in Berkeley closed; many restaurants have switched to delivery-only and a few beloved businesses have closed for good. So, how are Berkeley’s small businesses faring during this pandemic?
Live Coronavirus Data for Berkeley and Alameda County
Monday, May 25, 2020 We're tracking pandemic data in Berkeley, Alameda County, and other Bay Area counties. The data is automatically updated twice daily from authoritative sources.
Post a Message for Berkeley High’s Graduating Seniors
Saturday, May 23, 2020 Seniors are facing many disappointments as the school year draws to a close. Graduation, prom, and other traditional events have been cancelled or moved online. Brighten someone's day by leaving a congratulatory message for a friend or relative.