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Ceremony for the Recognition of Excellence

Headmaster Seivold (left) awards senior Nathan Bekesh (right) with the Headmaster’s Trophy.

May 26, 2016

On April 26, Berkeley awarded students with book awards from various colleges, effort awards and other awards unique to Berkeley, such as the Headmaster's Trophy.

What Teachers Love to Watch

One of Engel's favorite programs is

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...

And the Oscar Goes to…

The 2016 Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will be live on Sunday, February 28th on ABC at 8:30 pm EST.

Annie Uichanco, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016

This night has been anticipated by many a talented, ambitious actor. How can one not enjoy one of the greatest live television spectacles held each year in the iconic Dolby Theatre? The glamorous luminaries grace the red carpet with statuesque poise in the hope of returning home with the most sought-a...

It’s Time to Investigate the Gries’ Clock Shortage

No clocks can be found in this classroom in the Gries.

Jennifer Luo, Social Media & PR Editor

December 15, 2015

     After spending an entire semester roaming the Gries, wandering up and down the Doyle Science Wing hoping to eventually stumble into room two twenty-something, barging into the wrong classrooms at five minutes past the start of class, frantically asking teachers, other students, administrators ...

Book it to the Library: Check out These Books!

Book it to the Library: Check out These Books!

Daniela Marques, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014

This summer was sizzling. What better to accompany your tall glass of iced tea than a book? Some of Berkeley’s book enthusiasts shared their favorite summer books. Berkeley Prefect, senior, and Student Library Proctor, Sarah Mostafa, spent  four brief, but captivating hours sprawled out on her...

Video Games Are Helping Us Learn

Zachary Diamandis, Features Editor

December 6, 2013

High school is a lot of work. Students with busy academic and extracurricular schedules often find it hard to set aside leisure time. The free time that they do have is spent in different ways, but a common yet controversial method of relaxation is playing video games. The topic of video games brings...