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  • January 22Today in history: In 1807, Thomas Jefferson exposes a plot by Aaron Burr to form a new republic in the Southwest.

  • January 22Today's schedule is day 13

  • January 22Happy Monday!

Ms. Carter’s Tips for Surviving the College Process

Ms. Carter’s Tips for Surviving the College Process

Hannah Cohen, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Features

     The prospect of applying to college can be daunting, and the stress can impact students of all grade levels in Upper Division. Luckily, Berkeley students are fortunate enough to have a team of college counselors fully equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to help them navigate the proce...

Presidential Candidate Look Alikes

Presidential Candidate Look Alikes

Alex Livingstone and Arjun Gandhi

October 21, 2015


Filed under Features

     As the presidential election season ramps up, take a look at some Berkeley students and faculty that could pass as some of these presidential front runners.  ...

Hallway Chronicles: Sravya Gurivireddygari

Hallway Chronicles: Sravya Gurivireddygari

Annie Uichanco, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015


Filed under Hallway Chronicles

Annie Uichanco Hailing from Boston, MA, senior Sravya Gurivireddygari embarks on her first (and last) year at Berkeley Prep. On a pleasant October afternoon in the kiosk, she graciously agreed to sit down and chat with me about topics such as the weather, her family and hobbies. Q: What do you mi...

New Faculty

New Faculty

Alex Livingstone and Arjun Gandhi

October 12, 2015


Filed under Features

Even as the first marking period comes to a close, there are so many new faces around campus this year, it can be hard to keep up. Here's a helpful guide!

Put College Applications on Hold

Put College Applications on Hold

Ryan Brudny, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Features

As many of us enter into our senior year, we must find a new balance between school, activities and our new time-consumer: college applications. While this process is, of course, necessary, we all must find a way to relax in between all of those dreaded essays. We all have our own secret remedy. Re...

Eight Commandments of a Successful Studier

Eight Commandments of a Successful Studier

Sarah Ali, Section Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Features

It is 1:30 A.M. Papers are strewn across your bedroom floor. What you want to do is sleep, but what you need to do is study. Your AP Biology test that is in...oh wait, six and a half hours looms over your head. You already wasted 10 minutes looking for your pencil. Your clothes smell like junk food....

Berkeley Students Institutionalized for the Summer

Berkeley Students Institutionalized for the Summer

Jen Luo, Social Media Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Features

What time is it? Summertime (it’s our vacation)! What time is it? Party time (that’s right, say it loud)! What time is it? The time of our lives (anticipation)! What time is it? Summertime (school’s out – scream and shout)! But it’s not (sorry, Troy and Gabriella, but you’ve got it wrong). Summer is not about p...

6 Ways to Start the Year Off Right

6 Ways to Start the Year Off Right

Shezreh Haider, Section Editor

September 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Want to begin the 2015-2016 school year with a bang? Try using these six tips! Try New Things With a new year come new opportunities, and now is the time to take advantage of them! Whether this means taking a Robotics class, joining Spanish club, entering the swim team or meeting new people, f...