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Jokes Through the Ages

MATH THEMES: Chair of the Mathematics Department David Ide shares some of his favorite math-themed jokes.

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...

Are You Smarter Than a Berkeley Student?

HEADMASTER KEEPS FINALISTS IN CHECK: Headmaster Seivold acted as the MC during this year’s Trivia Tournament, but making introductions and delivering questions was not his only task. Seivold also did a fantastic job of controlling the rambunctious competitors, as they attempted to beat each other to the buzzer.

Raj Ghanekar, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Name this NBA center from Africa who is tied for the tallest player in NBA history, standing at 7 foot, 7 inches. The answer is Manute Bol. Did you know that? For most people, the answer is a resounding no. This year’s Fall Trivia Tournament, run by Berkeley’s History Bowl Club, showcased ma...

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...