Lucy Hohn



Illustration of a person wearing a cap and gown walking on a path between two buildings.

Peralta Community Colleges offer students free enrollment


The Peralta Colleges provide education to 21,875 students — as of Fall 2023 — within their four community colleges: Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College, and Merritt College.

Lilia Rangel points to a period products collection box inside the D Building.

Sophomores hold period products drive


In 2017 California passed The Menstrual Equity for All Act, requiring all California 6-12 schools to provide free menstrual products to their students.

Several cassette tapes and CDs rest on a table.

Viewers no longer own the movies they buy


Let’s say you want to purchase a movie in the early 2000s; you head to a Blockbuster store, buy a DVD, and proceed to head home. For the rest of your life, that DVD is your very own property.

The cast of "Urinetown" belts out a song together.

'Urinetown': A modern musical, soon to come to the BHS stage


“Urinetown” is a play set in a future world where intense drought has led humans to share a communal toilet, with laws prohibiting individuals from owning private toilets.

Members of the crochet club begin a project.

Crochet Club Spolight


“It’s teaching people the skill that they can use and take away whatever they want from it, but mainly just the ability to do it and having something that they can do with their hands,” said Aleka Vavloukis, who runs the crochet club here at Berkeley High School.

A BHS runner takes advantage of the snacks provided.

Accessible BHS food replenishes runners


Recently, a new program has begun inside the Berkeley High School cross country locker rooms. This is a program committed to helping runners with underfueling before, but mostly after, meets and practices.

Israel Carrero, the first flag football coach

Coach Carrero tackles flag football


Israel Carrero is the coach of the first flag football team at Berkeley High School. Playing football throughout high school at Livermore High School, he recently got into flag football and has been playing for the past five years.