Erin Liao

Position

Writer

Jenn Hartman teaches a class about Black history.

BHS classes celebrate Black History Month

News

Since 1976, Black History Month has been celebrated every February across the U.S. During this month, many Berkeley High School teachers cover topics related to Black history in the country.  Dawn Williams, co-chair of the African Studies Department, as well as a teacher for both Spanish in the African Diaspora and African Diaspora Dance, shared

Jenn Hartman teaches a class about Black history.

Recipe submissions for Black History Month

News

Lane-Scott Fried Chicken For Manny Lane-Scott, a BHS junior, a special family recipe is fried chicken. He and his family pan-fry the chicken, season it with some salt and pepper, and serve it with Louisiana hot sauce.

Illustration of a watering can labeled BSEP watering a flower.

Berkeley Unified District BSEP renewal to be on March ballot

News

On Tuesday March 5, 2024, Berkeley citizens will vote on the renewal of the Berkeley Student Excellence Program. BSEP has played a crucial role in providing resources to the Berkeley Unified School District over the past 30 years.  “BSEP is a voter-approved source of locally controlled funding that BUSD can count on to keep

Computer with arms that are holding medical supplies.

Social media proves a poor diagnostician

Features

News has become much more accessible to the world through social media and technology. Social media users are bringing up information about mental health and other real world problems online.

An illustration of the computer as the doctor making a diagnosis.

Social media proves a poor diagnostician

Features

News has become much more accessible to the world through social media and technology. Social media users are bringing up information about mental health and other real world problems online.

One side of the image has a student who

Testing costs lead to financial strain,  adjustment  is needed

Opinion

Around 60 percent of all students at Berkeley High School take an Advanced Placement exam each year. These exams are quite expensive for many students, as some may want to take more than one exam.

BHS Jazz Ensemble preforms for the student body during lunch.

BHS Jazz must continue to  diversify, honoring jazz’s roots

Opinion

Jazz music has always been an art engraved deep in several cultures, with an especially strong impact on African, Cuban, and Latin cultures. This has largely influenced this generation’s musicians, as many students idolize the well-known artists who built up the foundation of jazz.