Jerome Paulos


Web Editor


Class of 2022

Jerome Paulos was a web developer, designer, and photojournalist at the Jacket from 2018–2022.

Leave a Message for the 2022 Graduating Senior Class


The Jacket is bringing back our popular graduation message board! Brighten someone’s day by leaving a congratulatory message for a friend or relative, or for the entire senior class.

Students walk past a sign directing mask usage

How is Berkeley High Responding to the Omicron Variant Surge?


In the past few weeks, over 300 students attending Berkeley High School tested positive for COVID-19, due largely to the surge of the Omicron variant and increased rapid testing in Berkeley Unified School District.

Senior Profiles


Senior Profiles


Live Coronavirus Data for Berkeley and Alameda County


The Jacket is tracking pandemic data in Berkeley, Alameda County, and other Bay Area counties. Interact with the charts and map on this page to see data for a specific date or ZIP code.

Post a Message for Berkeley High's Graduating Seniors


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.

Students' Choice Awards


The best of the decade The best songs movies TV shows memes of the decade The end of this year marks the end of a period of life-changing music, movies, TV shows, and yes: memes for many high school students.

Recreational Vehicles


Amber Whitson greeted me when I arrived at the community of vehicle dwellers on Eighth Street. Amber coordinates the group, called Berkeley Friends on Wheels.

The 2018-2019 Editorial Board

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Behind the Scenes


Behind the Scenes Photo Story by Jerome Paulos San Francisco USPS Network Distribution Center 2501 Rydin Road, Richmond, California “Everyone just sees that postman out on the street delivering the mail, people don’t see us on the inside doing the work.” – Ken Ken has worked at the USPS for more than 30 years.