For junior Margaux Vuillequez, summer break brought a lot of positivity. “Personally, I feel very ready [for the school year]. Last year it really went downhill for me and I was behind on a lot of my classes … This summer really refreshed me … ” When asked about the students as a whole, Vuillequez
Here in the heart of Berkeley, there is a rich and complex history surrounding the Lisjan Ohlone people. The West Berkeley Shellmound, located at 1900 Fourth St., acts as a representation of that history, but has faced a continuous battle over land ownership and development.
As March of 2021 comes to a close, many people are reflecting back on the events of this same month exactly one year ago. March 2021 marks the first anniversary of events that drastically changed all of our lives — from Berkeley High School’s final day of school, to the first day California Governor
Carol Christ Carol Christ joined the University of California Berkeley faculty in 1970. She was a teacher and an administrator until 2002, when she became the president of Smith College in North Hampton, Massachusetts.
There were many obstacles that stood in the way of Rusma Kharel and Risa Sundu, the co-directors of Our Monologues 2021. Since April of last year, Kharel and Sundu have had to cast, rehearse, and advertise for the show — all despite the unprecedented challenge of a pandemic.
This article is the second part of a special report on the juvenile justice system in Berkeley and beyond. Read part one here. Thousands of hours of research have been devoted to understanding the school-to-prison pipeline.
In 1830, The Industrial Revolution was in full swing, spreading from Great Britain and other parts of Europe to the United States of America. It was a time when factory workers were growing poorer, as factory owners accumulated more and more wealth.
It’s late at night when Marsha Tolliver hears a knock on the door of her apartment. She opens it, revealing the police. Swiftly and calmly, they notify her that the building next door is on fire and for her safety, she must evacuate immediately.
Parents of Children of African Descent will be dissolved on December 31. For years, PCAD continued to hold the district accountable, packing board meetings and bringing to attention the many racial inequities within Berkeley Unified School District.
The reviews are in for Netflix’s new teen drama, and they’re not great. From the perspective of reviewers and movie critics, the show is viewed as flimsy and “a weaker Euphoria,” according to IndieWire.