Sunday, September 24, 2017

Housing Project Approved

An apartment complex plan for West Berkeley, approved in May of 2016, is now set to be built at 1500 San Pablo Ave. The project proposals began in March of 2015, though the construction itself...

Mayoral Candidate Running Wolf Released From Jail

Berkeley mayoral candidate Zachary Running Wolf was arrested for vandalism and marijuana possession on September 12. He ran his campaign from jail until his release on October 12. Running Wolf was participating in a prison...

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,...

Former Math Teacher Passes Away

Heidi Boley, a long-time Berkeley High School employee, drowned while canoeing in the Russian River on October 4. In her time at BHS, Boley heavily impacted the community, and her loss will be felt...

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...

City Revamps Downtown BART Plaza

In the upcoming months, construction will begin for the renovation of the Downtown Berkeley BART station. The renovation includes an updated, more open layout of the plaza surrounding the entrance, improved lighting, new landscaping features,...

Ben Shapiro Event at UC Berkeley Met with Heavy Security

On Thursday, September 14, conservative Ben Shapiro spoke at University of California Berkeley’s (UCB) Zellerbach Hall at the invitation of the Berkeley College Republicans and Young America’s Foundation (YAF), both student organizations at the...

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...

BUSD Assesses Data Reports

The Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) recently published results from student literacy and mathematics tests. The results showed a significant increase in literacy skills and a decrease in math skills. The data showed third-grade...

Bill Would Allow Admin to Search Phones

A new state bill would facilitate easier access to student digital information in California schools. Introduced by Ninth District Assemblymember Jim Cooper on January 13, 2017, California Assembly Bill (AB) 165 would allow employees of...