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Warm weather shortens seasons for winter activities

Warm weather shortens seasons for winter activities

Noah Gagne, Staff Writer
March 22
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
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
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 ...

Fresh Face: “Daddy-O” Lush Shampoo

Fresh Face: “Daddy-O” Lush Shampoo

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

I finally found a product I hate more than the joke that has become Donald Trump. I love when I find something I hate. It’s a new thing to talk about, to tell people not to buy it, to ruin the name brand. In this case, I generally like the brand. However, this product is worse than the time I was i...

Making a Murderer: the voices of BHS

Making a Murderer: the voices of BHS

Samantha DuBois, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

As he takes his first step out of the building, where he’s spent the past 18 miserable years of his life, the first breeze of freedom brushes over his worn out face. He appears rough and tired, but the glowing smile on his face cancels out all the lines he gained while locked up. He’s a free man, u...

Teachers play video games?

Teachers play video games?

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

A well known factor of high school life is video games, at BHS not only do students play video games, but teachers do too. Given that video games haven’t been looked kindly upon by schools because of the possible distractions and addiction that can come from playing them, but that doesn’t stop...

Gabby’s go for it – February

Gabby’s go for it – February

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under Gabby's Go For It! - Gabby Hamm

For this month’s DIY (do it yourself), I will be doing a temporary tattoo that supposedly lasts longer and uses sharpies instead of the normal sticky film that you put on your skin. All the materials I used were baby powder, hairspray, and sharpies, which costed less than $10. The first thing I...

The Monthly Five: February’s Picks

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

This month brought us some amazing music, and that made it extremely hard to choose only five songs. From Drake to Rihanna to Beyoncé (my mom), it proved to be a very entertaining month for the music industry. Kanye West also dropped his much awaited album this month, “The Life of Pablo,” but s...

The Movie Buff January: Oscar Predictions

The Movie Buff January: Oscar Predictions

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under The Movie Buff - Colby Perron

It’s Oscar Time everyone! The best time of the year for all of the old white guys that make up the academy to vote on movies that pretty much nobody has ever heard or cared about until they are announced to be nominated for an award. One day, I got a pop up on my Twitter feed (the one time I’ve...

Fresh Face: “Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish Stick”

Fresh Face: “Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish Stick”

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney

I’ve had a life-changing experience. Before, I was a naive child with overalls and pigtails. Now, I’m a mature adult. My life is now filled with experience, determination, a fabulous aesthetic, and a humble attitude. “Burt’s Bees: Herbal Blemish Stick” is the cause of this life changing ep...

BHS can’t Stop!

BHS can’t Stop!

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
January 29
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Players search their brain to find the correct answer and an adrenaline rush pumps through the body to fill in all five blank spaces in time. The ding, indicates the clock has run out and the opposing player cuts the panic to answer from the player’s body. Fanatee recently created and released the...

The Monthly Five: January’s Picks

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
January 17
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Monthly Five - by Lauren Paquet

Hi everyone! Here I am again obsessing over music and probably seeming very crazy about normal songs, but I guess that’s my job. This month, I tried to choose a variety of different kinds of music, hoping to appeal to all of your music tastes. I’m calling this month’s five the “Songs to Sing...

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