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The Movie Buff April: Labyrinth

The Movie Buff April: Labyrinth

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

Hello everybody, I am the Movie Buff and this month. Due to the lack of movies coming out and my inability to get interested in any of them, and because it was at the theater for one day, I will be reviewing one of my all time favorite fantasy films: Labyrinth. Labyrinth is a film created by Jim Henson a...

“Lost boy” review

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

Hi everyone! This month, instead of doing the usual top five songs I’ve picked, I have decided to venture out to something new. MOXIE is a corporation that sends new music to school journalism classes, and I decided that I would gIve it a try to spice things up. I will be reviewing an unknown artist’s...

Fresh face: “Androgyny” velour liquid lipstick

Fresh face: “Androgyny” velour liquid lipstick

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
April 10, 2016
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS

I love finding things that allow me to burst through a rainbow and scream “I’m gay!” at the top of my lungs and skip down the street with an attitude that says, “I’m still better than you.” Recently, I have started to dabble in my love for makeup. I’ve always liked makeup-- except I am r...

Shamu goes out with the tide

Shamu goes out with the tide

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

SeaWorld Entertainment, the source of much controversy in the past few years,  has made a ground-breaking decision. Shamu is living his last years in the care of SeaWorld as they announce the end of an era. On March 17th, 2016, Joel Manby, CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment, announced a historic deci...

Insane jobs for sane students

Insane jobs for sane students

Ally Demeule, Staff Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

From rude customers to con-artists to Furries to drug addicts, BHS students encounter numerous predicaments while on the job. Some days on the job can be difficult, some can be weird, and some can be downright scary, but students have seen it all. Junior Colby Perron works as a crewmember at a...

The prom dress search begins

The prom dress search begins

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
March 30, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Every girl dreams of the day they go prom dress shopping, trying on virtually every dress in the store, and seeing the faces of everyone in the store light up. As prom season approaches, so does the season for girls to scurry to find the perfect dress, and more factors than they could imagine come i...

The Monthly Five: March’s Picks

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
March 27, 2016
Filed under The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

This month, I decided to honor some throwback songs from some of my favorite artists. It’s always interesting to look back at how their personal styles have changed and observe which ones are still making music and which ones have stopped. Nevertheless, all of these were some of my favorites back in...

Gabby’s go for it – March

Gabby’s go for it – March

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
March 24, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Gabby's Go For It! - Gabby Hamm, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS

For this month’s DIY (do it yourself) project, I made shamrock shakes, since almost everyone goes crazy when McDonald’s brings them back every March. I found this recipe through Pinterest. I used 2 cups of vanilla bean ice cream, 1 cup of heavy cream, ⅓ cup of milk (it doesn’t matter what kind...

Dreams of memes

Dreams of memes

March 24, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

“Memes, you will never find a more wretched hive of humor and absurdity. We must be cautious.” By paraphrasing Obi Wan Kenobi’s famous quote in Star Wars one can describe how outsiders often view the internet and its native “memers”; foreign and unfamiliar they intimidate the novice. Desp...

Warm weather shortens seasons for winter activities

Warm weather shortens seasons for winter activities

Noah Gagne, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Due to surprisingly warm weather this year, winter sports enthusiasts experienced short and lackluster seasons for their favorite outdoor winter sports. Sports such as skiing, ice fishing, and snowboarding had shorter seasons than usual this winter. With the warm spells that struck Maine this ye...

The Movie Buff March: Zootopia

The Movie Buff March: Zootopia

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
March 18, 2016
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

Following not far behind 2013’s cash-grab musical hit that was “Frozen,” comes a delightful tale about talking animals in a civilized society. Of course, by a delightful tale I mean a dark animated film about racism, sexism, and prejudice all set to a colorful background of talking animals. Sounds lik...

Fix your stitch

Fix your stitch

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 14, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Finding new ways to enhance a wardrobe can take a long time to accomplish. With all of the new outlets and trends that come and go, it’s challenging to find a niche and stick with it. Getting an online personal stylist, from company’s such as “Stitch Fix,” “Bombfell” or “Trunk Club” allows ...

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