Sunday, September 24, 2017

Spirit Preparations Underway

Berkeley High School’s (BHS) first Spring Spirit Week will take place during the week of May 30 to June 2, marking the second round of school spirit activities this year. The week will kick off...

Pasarow Resigns

A statement from the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) on February 8 made the resignation of Principal Sam Pasarow from Berkeley High School   official. Pasarow held the position since the summer of 2015,...

Teachers Plan School Redesign

The BHS redesign began in 2015 and is scheduled to be implemented for incoming ninth graders in the fall of 2018. The redesign aims to allow for an increase in community-building and communication between...

Cal Cancels Yiannopoulos Amidst Protest

A speech by alt-right commentator and self-described “engine of chaos” Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley, organized by the Berkeley College Republicans, was cancelled due to violent protest on Wednesday, February 1. The original protest...

PTA Creates Petition Supporting Pasarow

With no direct explanation as to why Principal Sam Pasarow of Berkeley High School was placed on paid leave, the Berkeley Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) created a petition on December 29, requesting transparency on the...

SFBARF Sues City Council

A lawsuit filed by the San Francisco Bay Area Renters’ Federation (SFBARF) accuses the Berkeley City Council of violating California’s Housing Accountability Act (HAA) in recent years. The HAA was created in 1982 and...

All School Assembly Unites BHS

Berkeley High School hosted its first Unity Assembly, after three years without an official spirit week assembly or rally, on October 14. Various BHS sports teams, dance performances, and demonstrations filed onto the stage...

Eraced Catalyzes Dialogue on Race

Kian Broder Wang’s video, Eraced, was a product of frustration. Broder Wang, a senior in Berkeley International High School (BIHS), meant to start a discussion about the lack of students of color within BIHS....

Will Trump’s Blunt Rhetoric Prove Fatal?

With only two months until election day, the media has heightened its frenzy over the two remaining candidates: Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee, and Donald Trump, the Republican nominee. The Huffington Post reports favorable...