Teachers Grapple with COVID-19 Sick Leave
Friday, January 7, 2022 One morning, James Dopman woke up with a sniffle. In a normal year, he would have shrugged this off. After all, he felt relatively fine and had a history of allergies. He would have simply gone to school and worked through the discomfort.
Xin Chen: the Woman Who Revived BHS’ Mandarin Program
Friday, December 10, 2021
Berkeley Theaters Navigate the Lasting Impacts of COVID-19
Friday, November 26, 2021
Changing Demographics: The Battle for Ethnic Studies Persists
Sunday, November 7, 2021
Sexual Harm Leaves Deep Marks In Wake of Burgmann Case
Saturday, September 25, 2021 The stories of survivors, teachers, and student acquaintances show that Burgmann’s actions had a wide and lasting effect on BHS.
Berkeley’s Composting System Has a Unique Community Impact
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 The positive impacts of Berkeley’s organics processing system branch out to more than just its inhabitants. The city’s approach to tackling a zero-waste initiative through its composting service has put it ahead of the race to think “recycle.”
‘A public education crisis;’ BUSD Parents Rally to Open School
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Parents, students and doctors organized to show support for opening schools, despite some teachers’ direct opposition.
Updated Reopening Requirements Presented at State of BUSD Meeting
Monday, February 8, 2021 At the January 27 meeting Superintendent Stephens laid out budget plans and parent representatives and board members debated reopening strategies.
How the Grammys Became the Most Meaningless Award in Pop Culture
Thursday, January 7, 2021 Following questionable choices in past years, many point to the lack of diversity and outdated methods of the Review Committee as a reason for the Grammy’s growing irrelevance.
Celebrities and Public Figures Abuse Privilege During Pandemic
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Despite advocating for others to adhere by safety and social distancing guidelines, many public figures have ignored their own advice.
2018 Video Game ‘Among Us’ Rises in Popularity Amidst Pandemic
Friday, December 4, 2020 The low-stakes game provides an opportunity for casual players to participate in online social interaction, strategic gameplay, and connect with strangers and friends.
SNL’s 46th Season Expresses Necessary Political Commentary
Monday, November 9, 2020 Although the late-night comedy show has always had comedians impersonating public figures, episodes in recent years have not just imitated, but mocked President Trump.
Bay Area Book Festival Presents Renowned Speakers on Today’s Issues
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Despite its virtual format, this year’s Bay Area Book Festival remained a platform for open dialogue on solving society’s most pressing issues. Celebrities and prominent leaders discussed their visions for a better future.
Berkeley Restaurant Week Boosts Business for Struggling Eateries
Saturday, October 3, 2020 After the effects of COVID-19 devastated many Berkeley restaurants, a new “to-go” version of the annual Berkeley Restaurant Week was launched to jumpstart business, offering unique fixed priced menus.
“Antifragile” Creators Seek to Empower the Underrepresented Through Art
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Extended Quarantine Causes Spike in Mental Health Issues for Teens
Friday, September 4, 2020 Isolation has left high schoolers alone to grapple with a wave of abrupt changes, causing a rise in uncertainty, anxiety, and body image issues.
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