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Oven-Free Recipes for a Year-Round Holiday Season

Oven-Free Recipes for a Year-Round Holiday Season

Leana Fraifer, Staff Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under A&E, Cooking, Leana’s Kitchen, Showcase

Here in Florida, the seasons can feel like they blend together. After the Sunshine State’s winter season came and went, I still missed my favorite holiday season comfort food. I tried three quick and easy recipes that do not require an oven. Even as April showers bring May flowers, you can still sati...

When We Rise

When We Rise

Catelin Lipham, Staff Writer
April 2, 2017
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Last Monday, a premiere of a historic miniseries took place on ABC. At 9 p.m. “When We Rise,” an epic eight hour-long mini series following the gay liberation movement from the era of Stonewall riots to now, debuted. This series follows three real life leaders who were heavily involved in both t...

Style and Surprise at the Oscars

Style and Surprise at the Oscars

Clara Jergins, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

As stars floated down the red carpet the night of the Academy Awards, there was a definite buzz in the air. On a not-so-sunny day in California, the preferences of the Academy were about to be made known. On the other side of the country (2156 miles away, to be exact) the students of Berkeley Prepar...

Review of The House of Bernarda Alba

Review of The House of Bernarda Alba

Tess Fuller, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under School Productions, Showcase

Last semester, Berkeley’s Advanced Theatre Ensemble (ATE) performance of You Can’t Take It With You captivated Berkeley’s audience and left a few, like myself, wondering what else was in store.   This semester’s production of “The House of Bernarda Alba” was no different. To des...

Berkeley’s First Formal Smash Bros. Tournament

Berkeley’s First Formal Smash Bros. Tournament

Austin Cahn, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Punches were thrown, opponents were conquered and no balloon went unpopped from January 11-19th as Upper Division students participated in Berkeley’s first Smash Bros. Tournament. Swarms of students flooded the Tech Center to cheer on friends and watch competitors clash as Nintendo’s stars.  ...

Foodie’s Delight: Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest 2017

Foodie’s Delight: Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest 2017

Abigail Ellinor, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

On Jan. 11 the annual Berkeley sidewalk chalk drawing contest, headed by visual arts teacher Terrie Forester, took place. Participants in this year’s food-themed contest included sophomores, juniors and seniors.

A Performance of Firsts

A Performance of Firsts

Emma Edmund, Web Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under School Productions

This year, the Advanced Theatre Ensemble decided to try something different — dividing the cast into two, with one half working on the Main Stage Production that begins shows on October 20, and the other half preparing a Stage Two Production. The first Stage Two Production had cast members choose scenes ...

Horsemen Fail to Hocus Pocus

Horsemen Fail to Hocus Pocus

Mara Xiong, Staff Writer
October 12, 2016
Filed under Reviews

Now You See Me 2 fails to live up to its predecessor.

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Suicide Squad Faces Its Own Death

Suicide Squad Faces Its Own Death

Richard Shao, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under Reviews

Suicide Squad, one of the most hyped movies of the year, fails to meet high expectations.

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A Journey Upside Down Into Stranger Things

A Journey Upside Down Into Stranger Things

Austin Cahn, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under Reviews

Take a glimpse into Netflix’s latest sci-fi thriller.

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All Summer Sixteen

All Summer Sixteen

Kevin Kim, Social Media Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under A&E

This year's summer music in review.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Magical Take on Father-Son Relationships

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Magical Take on Father-Son Relationships

Emma Edmund, Web Editor
September 5, 2016
Filed under Reviews

This new Harry Potter tale dazzles readers.

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