Aditya Sridharan is a writer, journalist and Berkeley High student, passionate about playing tennis and learning new languages. He speaks English, French and Spanish fluently and enjoys exploring global perspectives as someone with multicultural roots.
Art close to home is a valuable tool to enrich the lives of many residents. However, it can be daunting to know where to start looking. Exploring the multitude of art choices Berkeley offers is key to being able to enjoy them in our day to day lives.
“This dance really characterizes what Black women went through,” said African Diaspora dance teacher Dawn “Doc Dub” Williams, speaking on Djouba, a Haitian dance being taught in the African Diaspora Dance class this year.
Jesse Leon’s debut book “I’m Not Broken” is a testament to human resilience amidst devastating life struggles. On February 23, Leon spoke at the Berkeley High School Library, sharing his new memoir and the inspirational pathway he took in order to achieve so much. Leon grew up in San Diego, where as a young boy
Nestled in the A Building is Sakima Williams, who teaches Inventing Hip-Hop at Berkeley High School. In a room of six students, the course covers the past and present, music and history, and incites inspiration. Williams grew up in hip -hop and remembers break dancing in the early ‘80s on pieces of linoleum.
The anticipation of the holiday season is a true source of hope and relish for many students, with many beginning to consider the placement of their Christmas trees. Yet during these times of supposed joy, the thoughts of many multicultural students are far from tranquil.