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A Liberal’s Two Cents

Margo Silliman, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

So, we’re a month out from the midterm elections and we have a month until inaugurations, and it’s time to start looking at a few things: how does this election reflect the US’s reaction to the Trump administration; how...

How Soon is Too Soon for Holiday Tunes?

Maeve Bedenkop and Andrew Botolino

December 20, 2018

It’s the holiday season! By mid November the first snow has fallen, Christmas ads have started airing on the radio and with Halloween over, Thanksgiving and Christmas are ahead. ‘Tis the season for joy, giving, and family...

Make Your Own Choices

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Life is too short. A phrase used so often that it barely means anything when you hear it, though we all know it’s true. Life is too short. So why, then, do people do things they don’t want to do, and why do we let people tell...

Admin Should Ask Students For Ideas

Lilly Mathieu, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Stepping down from the rainbow staircase, a sign is plastered on the bulletin board reading, “Please be responsible and help keep our school safe by showing that you belong here.” The statement, accompanied by a picture of...

Unnecessary Change?

Linnea Fawkes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Change can be great when it is proven to be effective. Although we are in a stage of transition many students and staff have voiced their disappointment with the new seven period schedule. As a junior, the new schedule changes...

You’re Not Stupid, Just Lazy

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

It’s easy for students to label themselves as a poor student after years of not making honor roll or being told they’re not smart enough to take high level courses. On my first four FRQs in AP Human Geography I received ...

Technologically Speaking

Isabelle Barrett, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Our society has become one of instant gratification. Thanks to technology, we can now have anything our hearts desire delivered to our doorstep with the touch of a button. As a result, we have become numb to anything that doesn’t...

College Is Not Your Only Option

Hanna Marchesseault, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

As a student halfway through my senior year, I’ve been through the college application process. I’ve made the infamous Common App account, filled out what seems like 1,000 applications, submitted my FAFSA, sent my SAT scores...

The Dirt on Semesterization

Greta Shaughnessy, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

As a senior in high school now I have endured the ever changing climate of BHS for five years. Most changes good, but not all. For the first time in years, BHS decided the senior English and psychology credit would be split into...

The High Price for a Bright Future

Linnea Fawkes, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

  Deciding where you receive your college education can be one of the most important decisions you will make in life. You shouldn’t lose the opportunity to attend a school that’s a perfect fit for you due to a high...

The Juggling Act

Asanya Wawlagala, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018

We are surrounded by numbers. Our grades, GPA, SAT and AP scores and finally the last judgement call, our percentile rank. Education is a hierarchy system, with the most intelligent at the top and the least at the bottom. We are...

Merry Political Correctness: “Happy Holidays” vs. “Merry Christmas”

Stephanie Stiles, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

The debate between the greeting Happy Holidays vs Merry Christmas is one that consistently appears every December. It wasn’t until President Donald Trump’s recent comments condemning the fact that Christmas is considered politically...

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