Where Are All These Netflix Originals Coming From?
Netflix originals are the polished force that have been taking over recent entertainment. With the success of House of Cards in 2013, Netflix has been cranking out more and more of these mysteriously labelled “N” series and movies.
Civilian Oversight Is an Essential Police Reform
This is the second article in a two-part series on police reform. To read the first article, click here. As the list of recent police killings grows — Daunte Wright, Kurt Reinhold, Breonna Taylor — the scope of possibilities for police reform does the same.
Berkeley’s Asian Community Suffers Deep Emotional Impact of Hate Crimes
Anti-Asian sentiment has skyrocketed in recent months, though it has been a consistent issue for much longer. Especially in the wake of a virus seemingly having originated in China, fear of and racism against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community has fueled numerous hate crimes targeting Asian Americans.
MCSA Hosts Speaker Series to Amplify Mixed Voices at BHS
Representation is a huge part of self worth. When you don’t see yourself reflected in media or academics, you can feel extremely isolated. Berkeley High School’s Multi-Cultural Student Association is fighting against this feeling by bringing representation to students who identify with intersectionality.
Bay Area Must Unify to Defend Asian Americans Against Hate
In early February, an 84-year-old Thai man was viciously shoved to the ground in San Francisco on his morning walk. He died days later. Less than a week after the unprovoked assault, an elderly Asian man was knocked over and hospitalized in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
Behind Efforts to Increase Equity in BUSD Music Program
In Berkeley Unified School District elementary schools, all students are required to participate in music education from third to fifth grade. Fourth and fifth grade students can access an instrument for free, and are taught by professional music teachers.
Harriet Tubman on the Twenty Dollar Bill is Not Enough
For years now, efforts to redesign the twenty dollar bill with a new face have been on a rollercoaster trajectory. In 2016, former President Barack Obama stated that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty dollar bill by the year 2020.
Doby, Gibson, and Russell: Three Black Athletes to Learn About This Month
As Black History Month progresses, appreciating the contributions and change-making of Black people in all aspects of our society must be a priority. Black History Month gives people the opportunity to reflect on American history through a different lens and fully acknowledge how Black people have shaped America’s present