The Body Positivity Movement Needs Transformation
Saturday, October 17, 2020 Efforts to expand the definition of beauty have been co-opted by brands hoping to profit. We need to shift our focus from changing beauty standards to placing less importance on them altogether.
To Achieve Unity, Latinx Community Must Acknowledge Complex Identities
Friday, October 16, 2020 As we celebrate Latinx Heritage month, we must understand the discrimination that occurs within the Latinx community.
Should Election Day Be a National Holiday?
Thursday, October 15, 2020 In order to ensure that people who typically have to work all day get the opportunity to vote, the United States should follow in the footsteps of the 12 states that have already made Election Day a holiday.
Hyperboles Like #KillAllMen Don’t Help Anyone
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 The phrase "kill all men" has been defended as a casual joke or an understandable response to centuries of oppression, but by normalizing hate and misrepresenting feminism, it does more harm than good.
Standardized Tests Should Be in English, Even for Non-Native Speakers
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Understanding English is important to succeed in the United States. To help Spanish-speaking students achieve fluency, schools should implement a mix of immersion and English Language Development classes.
Not Wearing a Mask in Berkeley Could Cost You
Saturday, October 3, 2020 A new regulation implemented by the City Council aims to combat the spread of COVID-19 by imposing fines on those who fail to wear a mask while out in public.
The Reasons Donald Trump Will Win the 2020 Election
Friday, October 2, 2020 The open Supreme Court seat left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg and fear from coverage of Black Lives Matter protests will motivate swing voters to vote for Trump this November.
Why Ana Vasudeo for School Board Should Have Your Vote
Friday, October 2, 2020 Vasudeo has experience in school districts, and will be a voice for underrepresented Berkeley students and families.
Michael Chang is the Best Candidate for Berkeley School Board
Friday, October 2, 2020 As a parent and education law attorney, Mike Chang has the right qualifications to be on the School Board.