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The student voice of Berkeley Preparatory School

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The student voice of Berkeley Preparatory School

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MYANMAR MADNESS Anti-coup protesters march during a demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar on Wednesday May 12, 2021. One hundred days after their takeover, Myanmars ruling generals maintain just the pretense of control. The illusion is sustained mainly by its partially successful efforts to shut down independent media and to keep the streets clear of large demonstrations by employing lethal force. (AP Photo)

International Spotlight with Country Profile: Myanmar

Anonymous May 13, 2021

COUNTRY PROFILE: Myanmar is the largest country in Southeast Asia. Formerly known as Burma, it has almost 55 million inhabitants, over a third of the population living in rural areas. Myanmar’s...

THE LITTLE THINGS: I really appreciate the fall themed sleeve, because it got me in the mood for a PSL.

The Best Pumpkin Spice Latte in Tampa

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer December 5, 2018

Have you ever felt yourself craving a warm PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte)? I sure have! That is why I have tasked myself with trying the most popular PSLs in Tampa to determine the best. As always, this is...

The End of the Internet?

John Reilly, Staff Writer November 29, 2018

On February 26th, 2015, the strongest laws of net neutrality were passed. That meant that most, if not all content on the internet was accessible to anyone. However, on December 14, 2017, the Federal...

ECO-FRIENDLY FUTURE: Berkeley’s Environmental Club made water bottles with an endangered Florida crane to symbolize the importance of helping the environment. Their goals this year, “Connect, Protect, Restore,” are mentioned on the bottle. These goals speak to the community’s need to remove excess plastic straw waste.

Plastic Straws: Convenience or Detriment to Ecosystem?

Ava Siegelbaum, Staff Writer November 29, 2018

In Upper Division convocation, the Environmental Club talked about the importance of switching plastic straws and paper cups in the Berkeley Cafe to sustainable water bottles. The Environmental Club made...

DOING YOUR PART: Make your freedom count by voting in this election.

Go Vote: Your Destiny Is in Your Hands!

Samir Saeed, Section Editor November 5, 2018
Generation Z, your one vote does count, and politics are relevant to your life.
HUG IT OUT: Serena Williams hugs Naomi Osaka, of Japan, after Osaka defeated Williams in the womens final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

Emma Reilly, Staff Writer October 27, 2018

It was unanimously thought that Serena Williams would take home another Grand Slam title on Sept. 8th, 2018. However, by the end of the match, the underdog achieved, tempers were lost and accusations of...

The Buc Stops Here – Episode 2 – Isle of Dogs

Austin Cahn, Daniel Feliciano, and Reece Boulware March 30, 2018

In the second episode of The Buc Stops Here, our hosts review the recent stop motion film by Wes Anderson, Isle of Dogs, which details Atari Kobayashi's journey across the Isle to locate his abandoned...

FOUNTAIN OF KNOWLEDGE: The members of the Director of Institutional Advancement Laura Gram’s apartment at the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy.

Why You Should Consider the International Trips

Bailie Schock, Staff Writer January 16, 2018

Recently, the Director of the Global Scholars Program, Tim Torkilsen, revealed the list of this year’s international trips including an exchange trip in China and a service trip to Peru. However, many...

FANCY AND FRESH: Ocean Prime is the perfect upscale venue for Homecoming dinner.

Where to Eat for Homecoming Dinner

Juan Coste Delvecchio, Staff Writer October 29, 2016

The Fanfare's Juan Coste Delvecchio released his picks for Homecoming dinner, and why you should take your date (or your group of friends) to each.   Ocean Prime – A formal and expensive restaurant. Ocean...

POINT: The Café Strengthens Berkeley’s Community

Colton Karpman, Opinion Editor November 1, 2013

“Spacious and modern.” “Just like a restaurant!” With enough tables to seat 425 people, a pizza oven, and a patio area, what’s not to love about the new Café? Well, despite all of this, some...

COUNTERPOINT: We Have Been Denied an Essential Freedom

Alan Armero, Opinion Editor November 1, 2013

Students should be afforded the freedom to eat outside the Café. With the installation of the Café, students have lost the mobility and freedom to enjoy our campus as we please during lunch. Instead,...

POINT: In Support of Uniformity

Elizabeth Pearce, News Editor September 3, 2013

Beep. Beep. Beep. The alarm goes off for the fifth time and you roll out of bed, knowing you will probably be late for school. As you run around trying to get out of the house as quickly as possible, you...

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