Berkeley High Should Keep School Resource Officers to Best Protect Students
Friday, March 5, 2021 Removing on-campus police officers would actually work against students' best interests by leaving them vulnerable to increased violence and unfamiliar police presence.
BUSD Must Increase Black Representation on Staff to Uphold Anti-Racist Values
Friday, February 19, 2021 BUSD often discusses their goals to equitably serve their students, but fall short at this goal when it comes to hiring and maintaining teachers of color, specifically Black teachers.
Building Housing in People’s Park Will Honor Berkeley’s Legacy
Friday, February 19, 2021 UC Berkeley's plan to establish student and affordable housing in People’s Park would not, as protesters argue, diminish Berkeley’s progressive legacy, but instead continue it.
BHS Community Must Ensure That Black History Month is Properly Honored
Thursday, February 18, 2021 Distance learning has eliminated many ways that BHS has celebrated Black History Month in the past, but it’s extremely important that students and staff work together to find ways to honor, educate, and celebrate.
Social Media Reactions to Capitol Riot Shows Previous Lack of Accountability for Hate Speech
Monday, February 15, 2021 Following the recent social media purge against white supremacists, many Republicans claim their voices are being silenced, exposing the reality that social media platforms have failed in their duty to prevent hate speech for years.
BHS Should Eliminate PE Requirements During Distance Learning
Monday, February 15, 2021 Although it is important to encourage physical activity in teens, the stress of meeting a graduation requirement is an unnecessary burden on students amidst the pandemic.
Satire: A Modest Proposal to Fix the Online School Experience
Monday, February 15, 2021 Amidst this pandemic, students need the traditional BHS experiences more than ever, which is why we’re delighted to present a brand new 6.5 point plan to delegating in-school services and experiences straight to the doors of students.
Why We Need the $15 Minimum Wage
Sunday, February 7, 2021 President Biden has expressed his support of raising the federal minimum wage, a change that could significantly improve the quality of life for many Americans.
When Controversial Issues Arise in Classrooms, Should Opinions Be Taught?
Friday, February 5, 2021 Educators should work to create a safe environment where all voices are heard and valued.