BHS’s Term System Must Be Adjusted to Preserve Students’ Knowledge
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Students are re-immersed into half of their classes every other month and expected to pick up right where they left off, causing a lot of additional stress and difficulty for both students and teachers.
BHS Needs Membership Verification for Club Involvement to Ensure Authentic Participation
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 The competitive nature of college applications and Berkeley High School’s wide range of extracurricular options lead some to be dishonest or inauthentic about their participation in clubs.
Lockdown Wrecks Teens’ Mental Health and Holiday Plans
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 When restrictions left students isolated in a traditional time of community, teenagers struggled with finding a sense of connection and stability.
Local Official Spotlight: Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Keith Carson, who has represented Berkeley on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors for 27 years, shines light on his role and powers as county supervisor.
Word on the Street: What’s Your Favorite Holiday Movie?
Monday, December 21, 2020 BHS students share their favorite movies to watch during the holidays, and the traditions and memories they are connected to.
Badminton at BHS Offers Students Both Competition and PE Credit
Monday, December 21, 2020 BHS offers both a class and a club, which participates in tournaments, for the racket sport.
Fire in Downtown Berkeley Hurts Businesses and Residents
Saturday, December 19, 2020 A recent fire on University Ave. has led to an even more chaotic and destructive 2020 for those affected.
COVID-19 Has Changed How Families Coexist and Interact
Thursday, December 17, 2020 Due to the limitations of the pandemic, families have spent a lot of time together while stuck at home. This abundance of time has proven both beneficial and trying for relationships.
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.
BHS Students Must Speak Out In School Board Meetings
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 In order to have an effect on policies and decisions at BHS, students must come to school board meetings and be vocal about their ideas.
Scholastic Sports Are Not Likely to Come Back Any Time Soon
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 With sports seasons being cancelled yet again, many non-scholastic sports teams are finding a way around regulations: but is the risk worth it?
Berkeley Community Members Rally to Reopen Schools
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Berkeley parents and students protested the ongoing BUSD school closure at MLK Civic Center Park, expressing their concerns about students' lack of sufficient education through distance learning.
ASB Leadership Lacks Valuable Small School Representation
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Small Learning Communities deserve to have a say in larger projects and issues, and the whole school would benefit from more perspectives on ASB Leadership.
Unhealthy Obsessions and Powerful Healing: Body Image in a Pandemic
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 BHS students open up about their struggles with body image, eating, and exercise during quarantine, a time that has led to both healing and setbacks.
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.
BUSD Implements Title IX Reform Demanded by Students
Thursday, December 10, 2020 In response to student demands after a schoolwide walkout against rape culture at BHS, BUSD is working to implement several new changes.
New EP ‘Omakase’ by Lil Ricefield Lacks Promised Originality
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 In his EP 'Omakase,' Bay Area native Nathaniel Oda, also known as lil ricefield, fails to grow meaningfully from his 2018 hit "Trapanese."
Climbing Gym Set to Open in Oaks Theatre
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 After years of vacancy, Touchstone Climbing will be moving into a new Berkeley location on Solano Avenue.