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.
“The first time I went in a kayak was on a small, calm lake with my dad and brother,” said Haley Goetting, a Berkeley High School senior. “We were just paddling around and shooting each other with water guns.
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.
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.
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
Over the past years, youth sports have become highly competitive. As a result, youth athletes are being pushed to train harder and longer. Along with an increase in intensity, there has been an uptick in the number of sports-related injuries.