Zachary Yoo is a journalist and Berkeley High student. He is a movie-lover interested in pop culture and politics, and outside of the Jacket can be found competing for Berkeley High's Speech and Debate team.
In 1985, a bear did cocaine. That’s all that really matters. It does not matter that the bear overdosed and was found dead months later. It does not matter that this event came at the height of Ronald Reagan’s war against drugs, nor does it matter that the taxidermy of the bear, which still exists,
Amidst this year’s award show season, the question on everyone’s mind isn’t who will win big, rather, it’s: will anyone care? From the Oscars to the Tony Awards, many major award shows have been steadily losing viewers.
“Avatar: The Way of Water” should need no introduction. It’s the sequel to the single highest-grossing film of all time, helmed by the legendary director James Cameron, who has devoted over a decade of his career to seeing it through.
In 1993, “Super Mario Bros.,” the first major movie based on a video game, was marketed with the tagline “This Ain’t No Game.” Despite the film’s disastrous performance both critically and commercially, it absolutely lives up to the slogan.
Berkeley High School celebrates Latinx Heritage Month at the library, where the staff has gathered many books featuring Latinx and Chicanx culture. Librarians Sarah Rosenkrantz, Meredith Irby, and Nicole Fitzhugh highlighted a few books on the official BUSD Latinx reading list. “Ballad and Dagger”, by Daniel José Older, kept Fitzhugh on the edge of her