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Hallway Chronicles: Krishna Menon

Hallway Chronicles: Krishna Menon

Catherine Amburgey, Section Editor

April 26, 2018

Debate is known for its difficulty and time commitment. In order to participate and succeed in Berkeley’s debate club, its members must have drive and passion. Graduating debater Krishna Menon’s dedication and enthusiasm has paid off in his many accomplishments, such as winning the Stanford Tournam...

April Fools’ Day 2018

April Fools’ Day 2018

The Fanfare Staff

April 5, 2018

Fanfare’s April Fools' Day 2018 print issue is now online as well! Read the issue.

The Buc Stops Here – Episode 2 – Isle of Dogs

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 dog, Spots. Whether escaping from the Japanese government or feral dogs scattered across the wast...

After Parkland

After Parkland

Isabella Schlact, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2018

On February 14th, 2018, the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida experienced an unfathomable tragedy: gunman Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people and injured 14, using a semi-automatic rifle. The Berkeley community was disturbed that such a horrific event could occur at any...

The New and Improved Jean Ann Cone Library

The New and Improved Jean Ann Cone Library

Jack Mouch, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

  With the library renovations finished, Berkeley students have begun to hit the books in the new space. The Fanfare spoke with C.D. McLean, Director of the Jean Ann Cone Library, to learn more about the space’s new changes.   The library’s renovation had a strategic and spe...

The Library: Renovations, Modernization and its History

The Library: Renovations, Modernization and its History

Jack Mouch, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

  The Berkeley community has begun to appreciate the newly renovated Jean Ann Cone Library and the brand new Frederick Learning Commons. Many students filter through the building every day, but few embrace the history of the building. School Archivist and Middle Division Librarian David Schumacher ...

¡Qué Tan Mal!: Besito Review

¡Qué Tan Mal!: Besito Review

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Besito Mexican Restaurant 205 Westshore Plaza, Tampa, FL When I entered Besito, the ambiance was intimate, which I expected since Besito translates to ‘little kiss’ in Spanish. The lighting was dim, warm and inviting. Inside the dining room, it was still relatively quiet, and that’s ...

The Buc Stops Here – Episode 1 – Twin Peaks

The Buc Stops Here – Episode 1 – Twin Peaks

Austin Cahn, Daniel Feliciano, Reece Boulware, and Donovan Simonton

February 27, 2018

In the very first episode of The Buc Stops Here, our hosts review the 90’s television show “Twin Peaks,” which portrays a murder mystery within a small town and delves into each citizen’s reaction and involvement in the event. Whether it’s the gorgeous scenery, emotionally charged scenes, or...

Status Update: The Steinbrenner

Status Update: The Steinbrenner

Catelin Lipham, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

If you’ve ever stepped foot on campus, you’ve probably noticed the construction going on in the Steinbrenner and the Cone Library, which started last year. However as October 13, 2017 passed, the student body began to wonder what was taking so long.   The library was boxed up with the librarians...

Hallway Chronicles: McKenna Ebert

Hallway Chronicles: McKenna Ebert

Kendyl Kirtley, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

When the curtain finally closed on the spectacular “Scenes from an Execution” production by Berkeley’s Advanced Theatre Ensemble, the crowd went wild for everything: the actors, the story and the artistry. Behind the scenes was McKenna Ebert ’18, the gifted senior who masterminded the set design...

Still No Denim, but Potential Dress Code Revisions

Still No Denim, but Potential Dress Code Revisions

Tess Fuller, Section Editor

February 8, 2018

On Tuesday, Jan. 30 and Thursday, Feb. 1 the girls of Upper Division were invited to attend a lunch meeting in the Doster Study Hall to discuss controversial issues with the dress code with Assistant Director of the Upper Division Caroline Lindsey and Associate Director of the Upper Division an...