Aaron Stevens

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seasonal depression impacts students, BHS offers resources

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Seasonal depression, also commonly known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, is a form of depression where symptoms appear during specific seasons, typically fall and winter, when days get shorter, and there is less sunlight.

UC on Strike

UC Berkeley academic workers strike for higher wages, benefits

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Over the last few weeks, close to 48,000 University of California academic workers, 10,000 of whom are from UC Berkeley, are striking for higher wages and better benefits.

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BSEP holds run-off election in first official meeting of the year

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Berkeley High School students voted in a runoff election on October 19 to appoint the student representatives for this year’s School Site Council. The student representatives had already been elected last spring, but an additional election was recently called due to downsizing.  “The state of California couldn’t get enough people on SSC boards across

A record number of students volunteered to participate in the safety committee this year.

State mandated safety committee seeks out new members at BHS

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Berkeley High School is currently in the process of finding new members for its safety committee for the 2022-23 school year. An email with an application form was sent out to the community in late August announcing that the school was looking for students and faculty who would like to participate on the committee.

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School Board on campus safety, Title IX, and healthcare costs

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On September 21, the Berkeley Unified School District School Board assembled for the third time this school year. Topics included Title IX, safety, healthcare and financial compensation for teachers, and upcoming events.  Berkeley High School teacher and math department chair Monique Duncan-Harris spoke on behalf of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers’ proposal regarding pay for

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BUSD School Board discusses Bridge Program, new tardy policy, teacher recommendations, and mask enforcement

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On Wednesday, August 24, the Berkeley Unified School District School Board convened, discussing topics including staff shortages within the Bridge Program, mask enforcement, new contracts for teachers, and the new tardy policy at Berkeley High School.

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Fair Healthcare Cannot Be For Profit

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The United States has the highest cost of healthcare compared with any other country in the world. Our life expectancy is also significantly shorter than countries that have national healthcare, such as the United Kingdom and Canada.