Self Identities

By Minhal Motiwala
Standing between two worlds, the pulls of assimilation and acceptance make it hard for Kamal Khan to know which of his selves — Khan is a first generation Pakistani-American Muslim — is more authentic. And none is wholly satisfying. Our reporter listens as Khan describes navigating family, friendships, school and young-adulthood while straddling a schism of identity. Continue reading Self Identities

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Terror in Our High Schools

By Matthew Strickland

Gun violence has permeated our schools. Students are afraid and want to speak out. The BCC Voice connects with Berkeley High School students about their feelings, their burgeoning political activism, and their plans for change. Continue reading Terror in Our High Schools

Undocumented

By Maya Kashima

Under constant threat from the Trump Administration, America’s undocumented immigrants need more support than ever. As BCC’s Undocumented Community Resource Center settles into its new offices on the school’s main campus, co-founder Carolina Martinez reflects on the years-long fight to provide support to some of community’s most vulnerable members. Continue reading Undocumented

Which Birth Control is Right for You?

By Noa Meister
The BCC Voice explores preferences in the world of birth control. Condoms, implants and pills each come with pros and cons not always discussed in casual conversation. Combining online poll information, personal experience and expert knowledge, The BCC Voice hopes to make your birth control decisions a little easier and a little more informed. Continue reading Which Birth Control is Right for You?