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The Berkeley High Jacket Podcast

The Berkeley High Jacket Podcast

By The Berkeley High Jacket
The Berkeley High Jacket Podcast features exclusive interviews and in-depth reporting on local and national issues from the perspective of high school students.
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Inside Berkeley High’s Reopening Plans
This episode of the Berkeley High Jacket Podcast looks into Berkeley Unified School District's plans for reopening safely in 2021.
January 5, 2021
Distance Learning Across the Country
Jacket editors Estella Zhou and Naomi Birenbaum speak with students at high schools in Chicago, Connecticut and New York about their experiences with distance learning. Host & Editor: Gunner Lee Writer: Lev Gordon-Fierabend Featuring: Estella Zhou, Naomi Birenbaum, Tallulah Johansen, Rebecca Gross, and Jiayang Jin
October 9, 2020
The Jewish Experience
Rachel Alper, Naomi Birenbaum, and Sophia Whyte interview members of the Berkeley High community about their experience being Jewish at the school. Reporting by Rachel Alper, Naomi Birenbaum, and Sophia Whyte Hosted by Naomi Birenbaum Edited by Rachel Alper
February 14, 2020
Vaping at BHS
This episode takes an in depth look at the issue of teen vaping through interviews with members of the Berkeley High community and drug policy expert and advocate Ethan Nadelmann. Directed by Rachel Alper (@rachel.alper) Edited by Gunner Lee (@_gunner_lee_) Hosted by Naomi Birenbaum (@naomibiren) and Bennett Thompson (@bennettleethompson) Reporting by Sophia Whyte (@sophiacwhyte) and Rachel Alper
November 22, 2019
Teacher Sick-out
A bonus episode about the teacher sick-out yesterday.
October 29, 2019
Exclusive Interview With Barbara Lee
For our season two premier, an exclusive interview with Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Created by Rachel Alper Hosted by Naomi Birenbaum and Bennet Thompson Made possible with support from Phillip Halpern and David Mai Photograph Courtesy of Gage Skidmore
October 11, 2019
Charlotte Walker
Host Arvin Hariri interviews Charlotte Walker on her modeling career.
September 26, 2019
BHS Go Ahead Shred
Arvin Harari talks with Matilda Hallowell about Go Ahead Shred.
September 26, 2019
Men's Varsity Soccer
Host Arvin Hariri interviews BHS Men's Varsity Soccer players on the soccer season. Photo: Mattias de los Rios
September 26, 2019
BHS Meet Program
Members of Berkeley High School's Mental and Emotional Educational Team (MEET) in discussion with host Arvin Hariri. Illustration: Gina Ledor
September 26, 2019
Interview with Melina Fike
Host Arvin Hariri speaks with Melina Fike about Vote 16, Youth and Government, and college application season.
September 26, 2019