Thursday, November 23, 2017

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...

Native American Community Organizes Against Development

While digging a trench on Fourth Street in Berkeley for the redevelopment of the Spenger’s Fish Grotto and adjoining properties on March 29, construction workers uncovered pre-contact Native American remains. It is believed that...

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...

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...

Kayla Moore’s Death Prompts Trial and Review of BPD Officers

US Senior District Judge Charles Breyer deferred the City of Berkeley’s motion for a summary judgment regarding the in-custody death of Kayla Moore at a hearing on Friday, September 23. The motion’s approval would...

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...

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...

UC Berkeley Workers Strike, Demand Increased Wages

Administrative, clerical, and support workers at UC Berkeley went on strike based off claims of unfair labor practices against the University of California on January 10. The UC workers are represented by Teamster Local 2010,...

BHS Plans for Inauguration

As Berkeley High School students prepare for the upcoming election of President Donald J. Trump, the weekend of his Inauguration will be fraught with protest. The nature of American partisan politics perpetuates that, for some,...