Josephine Morasky is an athlete, musician, journalist, and Berkeley High student. They play on the BHS Woman's varsity soccer team and are best known for their work on the BHS Jacket.
BHS gun safety: An ongoing issue that must be addressed
On Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, two guns were found in separate Berkeley High School students’ backpacks. “The response was pretty swift and comprehensive,” said Enikia Ford Morthel, Berkeley Unified School District’s superintendent.
BHS teachers unify against the use of phones within classrooms
In the third year of full in person learning, Berkeley High School teachers have continued to adjust and adapt their classroom practices. Walking into class on Wednesday, a larger proportion of the student body saw the classroom phenomenon phone holders.
Teachers at BHS grapple with rising healthcare costs
Healthcare insurance costs increase yearly, and are expected to rise by 3.5 percent for Berkeley Unified School District teachers next year, according to Mollie Blustein, a teacher at Cragmont Elementary School and Berkeley High School graduate, who spoke at a recent school board meeting.
Berkeley Community Reacts to Incident of Anti-Semitic Flyers
North Berkeley families were the latest targets of the Goyim Defense League, a hate group run out of Petaluma, California. On the morning of Sunday, February 20, hundreds of North Berkeley residents awoke to find plastic baggies carrying anti-Semitic flyers containing messages blaming Jewish people for COVID-19.
Teenage Attention Spans: Where Did They Go?
The ability to focus on one thing for extended periods of time is deteriorating amongst teens, and this is undeniably connected to the culture of endlessly swiping through Instagram, TikTok, and other social media platforms.
‘Dune’ Part One: Was It Worth the Wait?
Dune. The famously unfilmable and unattainable book, now conquered by the director Denis Villeneuve. While movies like Mary Poppins and the Sound of Music were in production, Frank Herbert was developing a novel about a world dependent on psychedelic drugs and a war fueled by climate change.
Arbitrary Bathroom Pass Policy Must End
Bathroom breaks are notoriously used as an excuse to skip class or go on one’s phone, but restricting students’ access to bathrooms has unintended consequences for menstruating students.