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Behind the Scenes: Advanced Drama

Behind the Scenes: Advanced Drama

Danielle Carolan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014


Filed under School Productions

Every Friday night, students look forward to attending football games or other sporting events. However, athletic performances are not the only events for students to watch. Advanced Drama puts on incredible shows each year for everyone to come see. This talented group of performers deserves more credit...

Remembering Robin Williams

Annie Phifer, Arts Editor

September 4, 2014


Filed under A&E

August 11, 2014 was a sad day for many when actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 in his Tiburon, California home.  Shock spread throughout the nation as people struggled to understand how such a seemingly cheerful, outrageously funny man could end his own life. A multifaceted...

Behind the Curtains of a Berkeley Musical

Austi Critchfield, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014


Filed under School Productions

The warm touch of spring will grace Berkeley grounds with a renewed vigor: the frigid cold front will be gone, the birds will flutter about, and a metaphorical song will dance on the lips of nearly every student. While the season brings a tangible lightness to the air and to the heart, it also beckons...

Theatre of the Night Rocks Out

Natalie Yob, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013


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When Kathi Grau first began working in Upper Division, the theatre department was undergoing a major transition towards a more formal drama program. With these new adjustments taking place, Grau hoped to, “give the students a creative outlet” through which to prepare for future auditions and experiment...

Maya Jacobson Sings Her Way to Nationals

Sarah Ali, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 3, 2013


Filed under News

Berkeley students are teeming with talent. Whether it is in academics, sports or the arts, students are always pushing themselves to achieve success in anything that they do. There is one specific student who really committed herself to what she loves and does best: singing. Senior Maya Jacobson competed...