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Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

Meghna Bukkapatnam, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

The holiday season is fast approaching and stress levels are on the rise with exams coming up. However, one important holiday cannot be overlooked: Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a great holiday to celebrate with family and friends. Whether it be stuffing with turkey, watching “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving...

‘Parasite’ Review

‘Parasite’ Review

Emma Reilly, Section Editor

December 2, 2019

When I was dragged to Boon Jong Ho’s Parasite, I had no idea what to expect. A quick Google search led me to the conclusion that what I would be seeing later that night would be just some well-reviewed, multi-genre Korean film where I would have to prepare myself for subtitles. Looking back, I don...

Behind the Scenes of The Laramie Project: An Interview with Katie Fletcher

Behind the Scenes of The Laramie Project: An Interview with Katie Fletcher

Catherine Amburgey, Section Editor

November 7, 2019

Berkeley’s The Laramie Project sheds light on how one single event can affect an entire culture. The play featured verbatim interviews of Laramie residents reacting to the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard. Actors played multiple characters who represented the ideologies and revelations that were broug...

Getting into the Halloween Spirit in Tampa

Getting into the Halloween Spirit in Tampa

Meghna Bukkapatnam, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The long-awaited spooky season has finally arrived with Halloween just around the corner, and there are many activities to do around Tampa to get into the Halloween spirit. There is something for everyone to enjoy this time of year, regardless of age. Whether it be haunted houses, indulging in candy or r...

The Marching Buccaneers Compete in 2019 Lion’s Pride

The Marching Buccaneers Compete in 2019 Lion’s Pride

Adam Kasti, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Berkeley’s marching band hopped on a bus to King High School to compete in the annual Lion’s Pride competition. Two months of hard work was put into making the show, A Day at the Beach, which was also performed at an All School Convo. The set brought the audience to the beach with tropical songs such ...

7 Uncommon Ways That You Can Help the Planet

7 Uncommon Ways That You Can Help the Planet

Sophia Vasiloudes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

In the past decade, many of you have most likely been hearing about climate change and global warming. At this point, we’re all studying towards a future we might not even have, so if you've ever wondered how you can help prevent the Earth’s temperature from increasing, here are seven ways to do so: ...

Homecoming Week: Freshmen’s First Experience

Homecoming Week: Freshmen’s First Experience

Kaitlyn Mang, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

On October 7th, homecoming week officially began. Students went all out with their outfits, depending on the day’s theme. Spirit Week allowed students to use their creativity and have fun with their friends. For freshmen, homecoming week would be one of their first spirited memories of high school. Throug...

Review of Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding” Album

Review of Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding” Album

Rachel Mintz, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

On September 6th, Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding” album reached $200,000 in sales and more than 350 million streams the week after the album was released. This album differs from the rap heavy hits such as “Money Made Me Do It” from 2016, as Post Malone started experimenting with pop-in...

Behind the Scenes of the Berkeley Broadcast Network

Behind the Scenes of the Berkeley Broadcast Network

Charvi Sharma, Head Photo Editor

November 1, 2019

The Berkeley Broadcast Network, known to students as the “BBN,” is a great resource for any sports enthusiasts unable to watch their favorite Berkeley games live. As a student-run organization, the BBN works hard to make sure their viewers are able to access clear, live footage. With students inv...

Gallery: Mix It Up Day

Gallery: Mix It Up Day

The Fanfare Staff

November 1, 2019