The Jacket surveyed a sample of 368 students to explore the role of gender in the perception of social media among teens. Additionally, interviews gave students a space to share their views on social media and how it affects them personally.
By age five, Dylan Heinstein was already topping podiums at national snowboarding competitions within a year of starting the sport. By age ten, Heinstein was driving seven hours each way to and from Mammoth Mountain every week to train during the winter season.
At the beginning of February, for the fifth year in a row, Target released their “Black Beyond Measure” clothing line for Black History Month. The line consists of clothing pieces preaching sayings like “Radiate Black Joy” and “Noire Icon.” While the sentiment is most definitely there, these T-shirts and sweatshirts blasted on the front of
Students at Berkeley High School began noticing suspicious activity on social media at the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. Many class of 2021 seniors, including Charlotte, were receiving Instagram Direct Messages containing explicit photographs and asking for personal information and images.
“I don’t know how to describe how angry I was when we got the call that [Matthew Bissell] was no longer hired here and the story had not gone public,” said Berkeley High School yearbook teacher Genevieve Mage.
“Substitutes replaced teachers when teachers couldn’t get to school because they were either at home with their kids or on a field trip,” explained Huseyin Kulunk, a long-time Berkeley High School substitute teacher.
In January of 2019, Berkeley International High School Vice Principal Carrie Berg went on parental leave for the birth of her son. The policy at the time stated that Berg would receive differential pay; the difference in salary of what she would’ve been paid versus what her replacement got.
For years now, efforts to redesign the twenty dollar bill with a new face have been on a rollercoaster trajectory. In 2016, former President Barack Obama stated that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty dollar bill by the year 2020.
For a long time, the United States has been afraid of words that nobody really knows the definition of. The words ‘socialist’ and ‘communist’ have been thrown around as insults in the political arena, with conservatives painting socialism as the fearful future that political candidates like Bernie Sanders will bring.
This year, the COVID-19 pandemic forced many colleges into doing something long overdue. The repeated cancellations of SATs and ACTs, a result of COVID-19, caused most colleges around the country to go test optional, meaning that a test score would not be required for admission.
Insurrection at the Capitol Shows Us Anti-Racism Work is Far From Over Mimia Ousilas This past summer, peaceful protests following the death of George Floyd were met with a military-like police response.
As Berkeley High School wraps up the first semester of an undoubtedly unique year, many Advanced Placement classes have felt the struggle more than others, with students set to face an even more daunting spring semester.
Since the November 9 small-scale reopening of multiple Berkeley elementary schools, ongoing protests organized by Equal Opportunity Now/By Any Means Necessary have taken place at both Rosa Parks and Jefferson schools.