Rory Nadeau



Candidates share campaigns during weeks before BHS election


On Monday, March 25, Berkeley High School students will begin voting for Associated Student Body leadership. In preparation for the election, many candidates attended the ASB candidate meet and greet on Friday, March 8 at lunch to publicize their agendas and interact with voters.  “If I’m elected, I hope to make the student voice

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FAFSA updates cause delays and concerns


This year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid has attempted to implement a new method for calculating the amount of financial aid each student will receive, resulting in unanticipated delays in the financial aid process and by extension, the college decision process.

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LCAP committee discusses three year plan for Berkeley schools


Every three years, school districts across California create a three-year Local Community Accountability Plan which is reviewed annually and establishes district priorities with the hope of serving school communities.

Teachers consider AI, ChatGPT policies


Since the release of ChatGPT in November 2022, artificial intelligence has become much more easily accessible to students and a way for many to generate essays, codes, and other types of assignments artificially.

Candiss Youngblood

BHS students and teachers face ramifications of larger class sizes


The Berkeley High School population has been growing for many years, and this year, teachers and students alike are feeling the consequences of this reality.

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Wellness Center hosts grand opening, unveils new resources


On Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, the Berkeley High School Wellness Center hosted its grand opening. The event included presentations from many of the students, teachers, administrators, and parents who helped bring the Wellness Center to life.

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School board meeting: Speakers discuss the district’s goals


On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Berkeley Unified School District School Board convened, during which the BUSD superintendent recognized Berkeley’s United Against Hate Week.

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Teachers combat the misrepresentation of  Thanksgiving’s history 


At Berkeley High School, as Thanksgiving approaches, history teachers grapple with how to go about teaching the authentic history of Thanksgiving and how to educate their students on the experiences of Indigenous peoples in general.

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Three must-watch indie horror movies to add to your list


LAKE MUNGO Filmed in a Documentary style, “Lake Mungo” starts with the death of a 16 year-old girl, Alice Palmer. As her family tries to come to terms with the loss and explain the eeriness that haunts their home, they begin to uncover dark truths about Alice’s life that she kept secret.

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Latinx artists at BHS use art to explore identity and expression


Yatxiri Campusano Huizar is a part of Berkeley High School’s community of writers. Her work expertly incorporates aspects of her culture alongside imagery and emotion that command change.

What was your first musical memory


Lily Lampach, a senior in Academic Choice, was reminded of her experience watching the musical “Frozen”. “Elsa and Anna singing about how they like to ‘let it go,’” she said, was particularly captivating at the time.