Kali Proud is a choir kid, journalist, Aikido martial artist, and Berkeley High student, as well as a sleep enthusiast. She is best known for her work on the BHS Jacket, her various school music performances, and a few edgy fantasy stories she shares with her close friends.
With Mother’s Day having just passed, it’s time to reconsider the relevancy and inclusivity of holidays like Mother’s and Father’s Day. All kids, not just ones with traditional households, should be encouraged to find ways to celebrate their parents.
In the fall of 2022, over 43.3 percent of new freshmen enrolled at UC Berkeley identified as Asian or Pacific Islander. A common stereotype about Asian students is that they’re only ever focused on work, but the reality is that the dominant precence of AAPI heritage on campus adds joy and variation to the campus
Climate change could become irreversible as soon as 2030. The United Nations estimates that drought alone could displace 700 million people by then. In order to avoid permanent climate effects, countries will have to decrease global emissions by 43 percent before 2030. But few countries have taken significant enough steps towards reaching this goal,
Part of Berkeley High School’s mission statement is to teach students to think critically, creatively, and analytically. In order to achieve that goal, students must be taught more research strategies than automatically opening a computer.
In the summer of 2020, Berkeley High School started major renovations on the A Building. The entire process was estimated to last around two years, with intentions of improving seismic safety, accessibility, and classroom space.
Berkeley High School has a wide variety of clubs, with a total of 115 listed on their website as of Oct. 28. There are 14 different club categories listed on the website as well, the third largest being service-oriented clubs with 18 registered clubs.