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Making Music Club Review: It’ll Just Take a Minuet

Making Music Club Review:  It’ll Just Take a Minuet

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


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     Looking for some stress relief? Sophomore Natalie Belluccia has started the Making Music Club for any students who want to  create and listen to music. Even if you’ve had no experience with music, you should still stop by just to listen to some cool beats or even learn how to make mus...

The Top 5 Trending and Undiscovered Apps

The Top 5 Trending and Undiscovered Apps

Samir Rajani, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015


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2015 has been a transformative year for apps, with thousands of new apps and updates having been added to the iOS app store. Some apps have been trending at Berkeley, while others have gone unnoticed. Here’s a handy guide to the top five apps of fall 2015. Trending Apps: 1) Snapchat – The new Snapchat...

In Case You Missed It: “GO:OD AM” Album Review

In Case You Missed It:  “GO:OD AM” Album Review

Kevin Kim, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


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        In case you’ve been sleeping on the Pittsburgh phenom, Mac Miller has recently dropped his third studio album, “GO:OD AM.”  Serving as a wake-up call for himself and anyone else struggling with the same problems, “GO:OD AM” takes us deep into the mind of a rapper who is...

Illuminated

Illuminated

October 29, 2015


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Self-Aware

Self-Aware

October 22, 2015


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Traveling to Wonderland: Critic’s Review

Traveling to Wonderland: Critic’s Review

Anjali Shah, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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This past weekend, Berkeley’s Advanced Theater Ensemble (ATE) put on the production of Alice v. Wonderland. Chris Marshall, ATE’s new director, described these actors as one of the most talented group of theater artists he has ever worked with, and after witnessing the madness of Wonderland come to ...

Behind the Fall Play

Behind the Fall Play

Sarah Mohammadi, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


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        Advanced Theatre Ensemble’s  fall play, Alice vs. Wonderland, opens tonight at 7 o’clock! There’s something different about this play, however. Shrouded in mystery, details of the play remain a secret to students and faculty members. Advanced Theatre Ensemble actress, Morgan Alexand...

Water Droplets

Water Droplets

October 15, 2015


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Try Your Luck at a New Book!

Try Your Luck at a New Book!

Mira Rajani, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015


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For some, the best parts of St. Patrick’s Day are the gold chocolate coins, the elaborate leprechaun traps and the sudden appearance of tiny green footprints everywhere you look. However, here at Berkeley, the St. Patrick’s Day library promotion is one of the most exciting events of the...

Theater: A Pleasurable Pastime or a Precursor to Success?

Theater: A Pleasurable Pastime or a Precursor to Success?

Mira Rajani, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015


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Struggling through hours of homework and projects, groggily studying until 1 a.m.—we’ve all been there at some point. Why would you even think twice about adding anything else to an already busy schedule? But what if it was something that could enhance your reading comprehension skills, elevate your...

Harper Lee Announces the Publication of Go Set a Watchman

Harper Lee Announces the Publication of Go Set a Watchman

Malvika Menon, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015


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Many To Kill a Mockingbird fans were elated to hear of author Harper Lee’s recent announcement. On February 3rd, Ms. Lee announced that she would publish her second novel titled Go Set a Watchman on July 14th of this year. According to the publisher’s announcement, the novel follows the story of the prot...

Behind the Scenes: Advanced Drama

Behind the Scenes: Advanced Drama

Danielle Carolan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014


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Every Friday night, students look forward to attending football games or other sporting events. However, athletic performances are not the only events for students to watch. Advanced Drama puts on incredible shows each year for everyone to come see. This talented group of performers deserves more credit...