Athlete Profile: Sienna Prak-Perry
When Sienna Prak-Perry first began playing lacrosse in sixth grade, she was one of few players of Asian and Black descent on her team. At that age, she believed that she was an outsider in the Berkeley Bear Lacrosse community.
Crew To New Jersey Nationals
On April 24, for the first time since the pandemic shut down athletics, the Berkeley High School crew team was able to compete in the Scholastic Regionals against fellow Bay Area high schools.
Scaled Scoring Enables Unconscious Bias
Passionate sports fans cannot resist offering their opinion when it comes to the outcomes of their favorite teams. When their team doesn’t win, fans are quick to blame the judges, accusing them of bias or error.
Unoriginal Christmas Albums Have To Go
When it comes to the holiday season, the popular traditions of exchanging gifts and decorating a Christmas tree are accompanied by a soundtrack of Christmas favorites.
Villain Origin Films Encourage Empathy
Movies, books, shows, and even bedtime stories have traditionally utilized the conventional narrative of good versus evil. In recent years, the stories behind the villains of these classic tales have come to light in new films.
In Memoriam: Berkeley High’s Papa Zak
Zakarya Diouf, a pioneer of West African dance in the Bay Area and beloved teacher at Berkeley High School, passed away recently. Diouf was an influential member of the community, and as a drummer and teacher in the Afro-Haitian classes of the African American Studies Department, he helped shape it into the revered
Girls Tennis Dominates Courts
As the Berkeley High School girls tennis team stepped onto the court on Wednesday, October 6 for their match against San Leandro, they had a specific goal in mind: win four out of the seven matches.