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A woodsman’s wisdom

Conlon Kane, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under A Woodsman's Wisdom - by Conlon Kane

When venturing into the great outdoors, it's important to know where you’re going, how to get there, and most importantly, to have a reliable navigator.   Any time you step into the wilderness, you should have a plan. Where are you going? How long will it take to get there? What will you do once...

My First Day in BHS

Asha Tompkins, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Asha Tompkins

The first moment I stepped into Biddeford High School, I realized that it smelled like Campbell’s chicken noodle soup and deodorant. Soup, because there was a weird smell wafting into the hall from the cafeteria; deodorant, because I accidentally ran into the arm of a guidance counselor who was try...

Fresh Face: High School

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

I thought, for my very last column, I would write about something that could be taught to many generations to come, and one day may find itself in your children's history books. I wanted to write about something that really mattered and something that has meaning. I wanted to explore writing a column ab...

Love your Lobstermen

Mitchell Farley, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Mitchell Farley

Every summer, thousands upon thousands of tourists flock to Maine. Many for the beautiful coast, others come for the camping and some to simply get away. However, there is one thing in Maine that everyone comes for: the lobster. Everyone out there wants a taste of the world-renowned lobster that lives abund...

A Woodsman’s Wisdom

Conlon Kane, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under A Woodsman's Wisdom - by Conlon Kane

In my short time on this planet, I have spent a rather significant amount of time in the wilderness.  I am an Eagle Scout who has gone on backpacking trips, spent the night on more than one mountain, backpacked for 96 miles through the New Mexican backcountry, and spent a week on a deserted island in...

Biddeford vs India

Asha Tompkins, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Asha Tompkins

Have you ever tried to do homework sitting on top of a dining room table, holding an electric bug zapper, swatting at mosquitoes big enough to suck out your soul, while trying to stay away from a lizard the length of your forearm? No? I am. Right now. I’m doing homework in India. It’s a pretty snaz...

The Movie Buff March: Beauty and the Beast

The Movie Buff March: Beauty and the Beast

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme, stockholm syndrome. In the past seven or so years, Disney has set out on a conquest to take their most popular animated films and convert them into live action. While continuing with this quest, Disney has had some major hits (2015’s “Cinderella,” an...

Fresh Face: Oxy Spot Treatment

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

I’ve had gal pals ever since I can remember; gals that understand my perfection, and gravitate toward it. Over the years, I’ve had pals get too intimidated by my fierce bone structure and incredible personality. However, there has been one thing that has stuck by my side for years. The ultimate g...

The consuming cubes

The consuming cubes

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Swiftly moving their hands across their Rubik’s Cube, students study new patterns and new challenges.   For many students, this has become a huge hobby for them this school year. They try and solve the cubes between classes, during lunch, and whenever they have a free second. For senior Matt B...

Fresh Face: Nail Clippers

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

Clipping away my problems has never been so easy.  The change that comes with a new set of nicely trimmed nails makes solving the world’s problems so much easier. Granted, I can’t snatch as many wigs as I can with a longer nail. However, I make the world a better place one short nail at a time. For...

Hamilton is not throwing away its shot

Hamilton is not throwing away its shot

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

How does a genius, playwright, historian, and musician, take a historical figure from the early days of America, and turn it into a musical phenomenon? During August of 2015, a brand new musical took up residence in the New York City theater district. “Hamilton”, written by Lin Manuel Miranda...

The Movie Buff December: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS

If anyone ever complains about how late a 9:45 pm movie is again, I dare you to go to a 1:30 am employee showing and then come out and complain, just saying. Hello everyone, I am the Movie Buff, and this month I am reviewing the most anticipated movie of 2016, the movie that would either save or put...

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