Sunday, September 24, 2017

Kid Cudi Catalyzes Valuable Discourse

In early October, Scott Mescudi, better known as Kid Cudi, checked himself into rehab and later posted a message to his public Facebook account. The note he posted brought up his personal struggles with...

Stanford Alcohol Ban Isn’t the Answer to the Crisis of Sexual Assault on Campus

On August 22nd, in an effort to combat binge drinking and sexual assault, Stanford University enforced a new rule surrounding hard alcohol. The rule states that only 750 milliliters (a “fifth”) of alcohol is...

Boys Should Be Able to Wear Senior Shirts

From the first Friday of school until the homecoming game in late October, students and teachers at Berkeley High School (BHS) will see many seniors, almost all girls, wearing “senior shirts”: baseball t-shirts with...

Why the Tradition of Egging Shouldn’t Be Kept Alive

It’s Friday. The final bell of the day rings, followed by a crowd of students exiting the C building. Any current student or alumni of Berkeley High School (BHS) is familiar with the term...

We Must Resist Detachment

This summer saw the resurgence of a national discussion on police brutality and race, a conversation reminiscent of the #BlackLivesMatter movement’s initial emergence back in 2012 after the murder of Trayvon Martin. The officer-involved...

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...