Eva Levenson



Drawing of a person of color.

Consent education needs to include diverse representation


“For many Black survivors, feeling that they won’t be believed is a major barrier to reporting sexual violence,” reported RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.

Students walk inside a BART station.

Government funding of BART is critical


BART is a crucial part of the Bay Area’s transportation infrastructure, and it’s in trouble. The Bay Area’s sole heavy-weight rail system has recently been faced with a financial crisis.

The Asian Pacific Islander Club is another affinity group at BHS.

CAS affinity groups return following changes in guidelines


In late November, six Berkeley High School affinity groups were permitted to resume meetings after a three-month postponement due to the creation of new guidelines on student groups made by the U.S.

Hygiene product drives are an easy way for community members to give back.

Women’s Student Union hosts hygiene product drive for shelter


Berkeley High School’s Women’s Student Union began hosting a hygiene drive for the Dorothy Day House on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023 and that is continuing up until Friday, Dec.

Stack of books with a tiny person on top and a person with a sign with "Phonics" on it to the left of the stack of books

BUSD maintains use of the Lucy Calkins reading curriculum 


In 2017, families of students with dyslexia, sued Berkeley Unified School District. The federal class action lawsuit was filed stating that BUSD failed to provide legally required accommodations to students struggling with reading.

An illustration including an American flag, a bronze fist, a rose, and two palms facing upwards.

Task force begins working on financial reparations within BUSD


The Berkeley Unified School District Reparations Task Force, announced by Superintendent Enikia Ford Morthel in March of 2023, is dedicated to exploring and enacting policies that support descendants of formerly enslaved people connected to BUSD.

Elliot Gerst, October Hertenstien, Zoe Wrubel, James, and Rory Dainelson promote AGES

AGES Club provides students free gender-affirming clothing


Berkeley High’s Alliance for Gender Expansive Students started a free gender-affirming clothing program towards the end of last school year. AGES is a student-run club dedicated to making a safe space for transgender and gender-nonconforming students.  According to club leaders, their goal is to improve the school environment and raise awareness around LGBTQ+ issues.