Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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....

Wildfires Decimate North CA, Engulf Bay Area in Smoke

Photograph by Samuel Heller 22 fires in the Northern California area have destroyed over 5,700 structures, displaced more than forty thousand residents, and killed 41 people. The sources of the fires have yet to be...

BHS Hosts World AIDS Day Assembly

Berkeley High School (BHS) hosted an assembly to honor World AIDS Day on December 1. Alan Miller, the BHS teacher who organized the event, said that the theme of this year’s assembly was activism....

Fire Leaves Oakland Grieving

A fire in an Oakland warehouse left at least 36 people dead and many more missing on Friday, December 2. Fire investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire at 21st Avenue...

BUSD Hosts Forum For Information on Immigration Rights

Longfellow Middle School hosted an immigration rights forum on Tuesday, November 22, to help protect undocumented immigrant families from deportation. The forum, put together by the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) Office of Family...

Assembly Addresses Mental Health Awareness on Campus

The assembly “Healthy Minds: Learning to Build Resilience” took place in Berkeley High School’s (BHS) Little Theater on Tuesday, February 21. Organized by BHS senior and Associated Student Body (ASB) Health Commissioner Athena Chin, the...

CLUV Assembly Celebrates Heritage Through Art

Berkeley High School’s (BHS) Chicano Latino United Voices (CLUV) club hosted an assembly which aimed to celebrate the diverse array of Chicano and Latino heritage at BHS, according to CLUV’s staff advisor, Karen Zapata....

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...

School Board Discusses Appropriate Use of State Assessments

Illustration by Kai Henthorne-Iwane The Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) School Board held a special meeting on October 4 to discuss how academic assessments can best help students, parents, teachers, and administrators. In particular, the...

Families File Lawsuit Against BUSD For Interrogation

hool District (BUSD) students and their parent representatives filed a lawsuit on November 16 against BUSD officials on the terms of civil rights violations and damages on behalf of Martin Luther King Jr. Middle...