Simon Policy is creative fiction writer, journalist and video game developer. He's a recipient of the Scholastic Arts and Writing Silver Key award for fantasy and sci fi short fiction. In his free time, Simon procrastinates by geeking out on animated shows and 80s movies.
BHS swim takes on San Leandro meet
The Berkeley High School swim team soaked in the sun on Friday, 14 April, 2023 as they huddled beside the San Leandro High School outdoor pool. John Mcdonald, one of the team’s head coaches, stood with the athletes as he gave some supportive final words: if any team member were to swim with enough effort
BHS hosts WACC wrestling championships
The sheet of drizzling, gray clouds, and the sharp, cold wind disappeared behind the Berkeley High School wrestling team as they entered the Donahue Gym on February 11.
WitchTok harms culture and the planet
Simply looking up “healing crystals” on Etsy will yield tens of thousands of purchasable results, with prices spanning from tens to hundreds of dollars.
‘Coquette’ eroticizes childlike innocence
The 1955 novel “Lolita” by Vladamir Nabokov depicts a predatory, sexual relationship between a 12 year-old girl and her middle-aged stepfather. For some incomprehensible reason, Hollywood produced two film adaptations, each being just as controversial as their source material.