BHS Insight

Take the Statues Down: Where Is the Line Drawn Between Acknowledging Our History and Glorifying Our Ugly Past?

Emma Needham, Satff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments,” President Trump tweeted on Aug. 10. “You can’t change history, but you can learn from...

The Cost of Gender: A Product’s Price is Dependent on Who it’s Advertised for

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Men’s razors seem to work better and cost less. Men’s antiperspirants seem to work better and cost less. That’s something myself and many of my female friends have noticed. Why is that? What’s the actual difference in...

Editorial: No Fun at BHS

Insight Staff, Staff Writers

April 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

High school is a time not just for education, but for memories. It is a time to have fun and fit in every experience you can, before the real world strikes post-graduation. When we listen to alumni or even our parents, they talk...

Why You Do The Things You Do, Even If They’re Bad For You

Insight Staff 2017-2018, Staff Writers

November 8, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

Decisions, decisions. Why do we do what we do? It’s a question that has no definite answer. Our decisions range from something as simple as choosing to make your bed in the morning to those more complex, like whether or not...

Housewives of BHS

Greta Shaughnessy, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Imagine being the captain of the cheer team. You also have a pretty hefty course load, filled with APs and Honors classes. Now also imagine being expected to cater to the needs of the football team all while trying to juggle school,...

PRO: Late to Class?

Linnea Fawkes, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Notice anything different this year at B.H.S.? Listen closely and you will recognize the bells only ring at the start of the day and at dismissal time. This new change has been quite a complication for numerous reasons. Every...

CON: Late to Class?

Joe Lennon-Phillips, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The flood of changes that meet returning students and faculty at BHS has caused quite the stir. One change we can all get on board with? No bells. Well, less bells. This year, instead of the usual unholy amount of bells ringing...

The Cons to Twinning

Grace Kilroy, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“Oh my god, I wish I had a twin!” Being a twin, that’s one of the most common phrases I hear. My immediate response is a joking, lighthearted “No, you don’t.” Of course I say this with some sarcasm, but occasionally ...

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Hannah Fay, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last week, while laughing at myself after ripping my pants a-la-Spongebob-Squarepants, one of my two fake teeth fell from my mouth and landed perfectly in the folds of my cowl-necked sweater. Despite a few strange glances, I ke...

The Elephant in The Room

Shannon MacDonald, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

While high school may be remembered as “the good old days” for some adults, avoiding the mental health issues facing teenagers today can’t be an option for the adults in our world. According to the Substance Abuse and Men...

Ethics in Government

Hannah Fay, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On February 9, 2017 the United States Government Ethics Office website crashed because it could not handle the volume of traffic on its page “after a flood of inquiries,” according to NPR. Surprisingly, this is not unprec...

Hugs: Good for The Soul

Grace Kilroy, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I will forever assert that one of my favorite memories in high school was Challenge Day. I became closer with my classmates; I made new friends; I learned so much. One of the best lessons I’ve learned at Barnstable High Scho...

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