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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

Review: Laramie Project

Review: Laramie Project

Penelope Grapsas, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

As the lights dim in the theatre, the audience is immersed in a news sensation coming to life before their eyes - a collage of poignant news reports and headlines unearthing the tragedy that occurred in Laramie, Wyoming just 21 years ago. The actors all file out from the wings, which are layered with w...

Humans of Berkeley: Victoria Grills

Humans of Berkeley: Victoria Grills

Kendyl Kirtley, Section Editor

October 1, 2019

Nothing has had a more clear-cut path for Victoria Grills ’20 than music. Since she was little, Grills has dabbled in violin, guitar and singing. Entering high school allowed Grills to explore new opportunities in music; as a freshman, Grills was chosen for a coveted spot in the Mello Divas, Berkel...