World News in Review: Democracy and Protest
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 World wide, civil unrest has ensued in response to government actions and threats to democracy.
BUSD School Board and Parents Reckon With Reopening
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 The April 14 meeting covered on-campus learning at Berkeley’s elementary and middle schools, as well as the ongoing reopening process at Berkeley High School (BHS).
California Approves Historic Ethnic Studies Curriculum
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 The curriculum has faced controversy for its coverage of certain ethnic groups and historical events.
Teachers and Select BUSD Staff Receive Vaccinations
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 The vaccination process has given many community members hope and reason to believe that BUSD will be able to proceed with their hybrid learning plan.
ASB Votes to Pass Gun Violence Resolution
Thursday, February 18, 2021 The resolution, which recognizes National Gun Violence Survivors Week, was presented to ASB by Berkeley High Students Demand Action (BHSDA), and will go into effect next school year.
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.
Berkeley Youth Commission Considers Trigger Warning Policy
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Members shared their negative classroom experiences caused by a lack of trigger warnings before reading certain curriculum materials.
Hundreds of Students Attend Distance Learning Town Hall
Thursday, December 17, 2020 At the meeting, Superintendent Stephens and student Representative Miles Miller discussed possibilities for reopening schools and difficulties students have faced throughout the year.
Student Supply Center Provides Resources For Students In Need
Thursday, December 10, 2020 ASB’s Simple Supply Center is a newly-created program designed to support unhoused students at BHS by providing access to basic necessities at no cost.
2020 General Election: Biden Defeats Trump, Democrats Retain Control of House
Monday, November 16, 2020 After five days of contentious ballot counting, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was elected as America’s 46th president with 273 electoral college votes.
How will 2020’s State Propositions Impact Berkeley?
Sunday, October 25, 2020 California’s 12 ballot propositions can be confusing for first-time voters. Here’s a summary of each one and how they could affect Berkeley residents.
School Board Candidates Seek Student Support at Virtual Forum
Monday, October 19, 2020 BHS student organizations asked questions about voting, sexual harm prevention, the achievement gap, and more at the forum.
University of California Is Ordered to Disregard SAT, ACT in Admissions
Thursday, September 17, 2020 A local court has ordered the University of California system to stop considering college entrance exams in this year’s admissions process.
How is COVID-19 Impacting Berkeley’s Small Businesses?
Saturday, June 13, 2020 It has now been over two months since non-essential businesses in Berkeley closed; many restaurants have switched to delivery-only and a few beloved businesses have closed for good. So, how are Berkeley’s small businesses faring during this pandemic?
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