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Jokes Through the Ages

Jokes Through the Ages

Jack Mouch, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017

Many jokesters are lurking around the Berkeley campus, and you might just catch one of their punchlines! During a stressful school day, hearing a classmate’s joke is one of the many upsides of being a Berkeley student.   Need a laugh? Whether their jokes are genius, mediocre or downright...

What Teachers Love to Watch

What Teachers Love to Watch

Hannah Cohen, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

Believe it or not, the members of Berkeley’s esteemed faculty do in fact have lives outside of educating and enriching their students. So what do they do during their precious free time? Much like their students, Berkeley teachers like to relax and unwind after a long day at work by watching televis...

Upper Division Rallies Around History Bowl Trivia Tournament

Upper Division Rallies Around History Bowl Trivia Tournament

Austin Cahn, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015

   Throughout the week from November 9 to the 13, students could be seen devouring their meals while rushing to Gills Hall or the Jean Ann Cone Library. Crowds gathered to watch their favorite teams compete in the semi annual  History Bowl Trivia Tournament.  In the tournament, students and teachers com...

Hallway Chronicles: Elias Tsavoussis

Hallway Chronicles: Elias Tsavoussis

Regan Dabbs, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

As a lifer and captain of the JV B Basketball Team, Elias Tsavoussis can almost always be found on the Berkeley campus. We caught up with Elias to see what’s going on in his busy life.   Q: As a lifer at Berkeley, how do you feel your life has changed since coming in Pre-Kindergarten? A: I feel like I am much more adjusted than kids who have come later, and I know how Berkeley works.   Q: People at Berkeley have been comparing you to Jake Gyllenhaal. Can you tell me how this reference started? A: This reference is from the movie Prisoners. Jake Gyllenhaal is depicted as always buttoning up his shirts, and my friend Thomas Fuhrman and I began to also button up our shirts as homage to Gyllenhaal. We just thought Jake Gyllenhaal was really cool.   Q: What is your favorite class? Why is this your favorite class? A: My favorite class is probably AP European history with Dr. P. I really like Dr. P as a teacher, and I ...