Eight months ago we went into lockdown because of the rapid spread of COVID-19. Some people have even begun calling it the “China Virus”, or “Kung-Flu” after the virus was first identified in Wuhan, China last year. I’m Asian American, so these reports made me feel fearful, and disappointed. I was curious to see if Anti-Asian hate crimes have surged in my hometown of Berkeley, California.
For better or worse, everyone has a lot of free time because of quarantine. For me about half of that time has been spent reading manga. I’ve read around 50 manga this quarantine and these are the best of the best.
Nico Zlatchin and Paola Bedolla García‘s highlight their top 5 events of this wild year. 1. BLM protests to end police brutality and racial injustice Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a non-violent movement of civil […]
Iris Santalucia and Luke Thomas reflect back on important moments and highlights of 2020. 1. Schitt’s Creek sweeps the EMMYs. Canadian sitcom Schitt’s Creek won EMMYs in every single comedy category, something that has not […]
Savannah Holgado, Tenzing Chosang, and Katelyn Burns‘ top picks of unforgettable events that made 2020…2020. 1. Amy Barrett was chosen to become the next member of the Supreme Court The sad passing of Ruth Bader […]
An update on the condition of BART Luke Thomas With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on every aspect of our lives, I chose to focus on one crucial part that regularly goes overlooked. While BART […]
Luke Thomas This is not some profound statement about racism, income inequality, or poverty. It is just a story about a boy and a camera. I have been taking photos for as long as I […]
These are some of my design projects from the 2020 Fall Bridge session!
Students: Paola Bedolla Garcia, Kateyln Burns, Luke Thomas, Julian Quayes
Peer Teachers: Kimi Andre, Sydney Wanguhu