Ruby Freedman is a senior at Berkeley High and is completing her second year of being an Entertainment editor. She truly just loves to be entertained and explore the creative side of journalism. Outside of the Jacket, she likes to mountain bike, go on adventures, and collage.
The 22nd FIFA World Cup just took place during November and December of 2022. A total of 32 teams started out in the competition, ultimately leaving Argentina with the trophy. The World Cup happens every four years, each time in a different location with a new theme song.
Students caught sleeping, making an ugly eating face, or parking badly may find themselves awarded 15 minutes of fame at Berkeley High School. This notoriety is thanks to the student-run Instagram accounts that are unofficially affiliated with BHS, such as @bhs.slump or @berkeleyhighfits.
Music, whether it is instrumental or vocal, solo artists or bands, is something that is widely enjoyed throughout humanity. It can bring people together, but during times of separation, it can also provide a great sense of individuality based on our respective musical preferences.
On April 17, Berkeley students and activists gathered in MLK Civic Center Park in honor of what would have been Kayla Moore’s 50th birthday, had she not died during an interaction with Berkeley police in 2013.
For much of her musical career, Lana Del Rey and her lyricism have again and again come under fire for sending out problematic messages. Some accuse her of romanticizing abuse, while others say her work is simply an artistic expression of the harsh realities women face.
For as long as humanity has existed, conflict has always fascinated us, whether it’s between groups or on an individual level. In the world of cinema, almost any plotline has to do with winning, from the Avengers fighting supervillains to legal dramas that take on a new case every episode.
Social media activism has seen a massive increase in popularity and relevance during the past months, starting in the summer of 2020. Given the undeniable power of online movements, this is overall a great achievement.
It’s the end of the day, you are tired, overwhelmed, and all you want to do is sit down and escape reality through the TV. What better way to flee the demoralizing headlines of today’s world than to leave this time period all together?
Throughout history, the United States has always prided itself on one specific attribute: democracy. As citizens, we have the freedom to make our own decisions and use our rights to guide the country in desired directions.