Sunday, September 24, 2017

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...

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...

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...

Berkeley Mourns the Loss of Longfellow School Teacher

Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) community member and teacher, Britt Badgley Alamo, died on Friday, August 26 in her sleep, at the age of 40. Alamo was a teacher at Longfellow Middle School for...

Sanders Endorses Arreguin

Senator and former Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders endorsed District 4 Councilmember Jesse Arreguin as candidate for Mayor of Berkeley. In a statement released Thursday, September 8, Sanders wrote: “Berkeley is known across the country...

New Administration Starts Year Off Strong

As the new school year approached, Berkeley High School found itself without a complete administrative team to take on the tall order of leading our massive student body. In need of a complete staff,...

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....

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,...

BSEP’s Funding to Be Reconsidered

  The Berkeley Schools Excellence Program (BSEP) funding is up for renewal November 8. BSEP is currently responsible for twenty percent of the Berkeley Public Schools’ total funding. The BSEP fund supports small class sizes,...

Coalition Tackles Health Inequities

Berkeley is known for electric cars, veganism, and inhabitants who strive to lead healthy lifestyles. Perhaps partially because of this, Berkeley residents are sometimes unaware of the many health issues in our city, let...