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The danger of a single story

https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
November 20, 2016
Filed under Millenial Manifesto - Meg Friel, Opinion

Amidst all the craziness of the election and our country’s divide over politics and ethics alike, somewhere between angry Facebook posts and debates during class, I’ve found peace with a TED talk that goes a little further into America’s root problem: our closed-mindedness. With new proposals of banning M...

Creating changes for transgender students

November 7, 2016
Filed under Editorials

For centuries, gender could be divided into two specific categories: male and female. As times change and things progress, gender moved along with it. Just a few years ago, the only widely known gender identity was cisgender. Cisgender means a person identifies with the gender they were assigned at b...

Kim K scandal teaches valuable lessons

Lauren Paquet, Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion, The Monthly Five - Lauren Paquet

Welcome back everyone! This month, I’ve decided to address the Kim Kardashian robbery scandal in Paris. As some of you may know, on October 3, Kardashian was held at gunpoint at her private hotel in Paris and was robbed of millions of dollars worth of jewelry, including her 4.5 million dollar engagem...

Trump’s tread on the press

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
October 20, 2016
Filed under Millenial Manifesto - Meg Friel, Opinion

I recently stumbled upon an article involving the New York Times and Donald Trump. With my inability to escape my fake-tanned friend from every news article I’ve read in the past few months, I was surprised to see this one sharing a new scandal that I think is receiving an underwhelming amount of atte...

Fashion No or Go: Chokers

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Welcome back everyone! This year, I am starting fresh and talking about another passion of mine--fashion. So many fashion trends have started recently, and while some of them make me want to gouge my eyes out, some are actually very cute. One of the more prominent trends I’ve seen is chokers, and although...

What Bernie fans should do in next month’s election

What Bernie fans should do in next month’s election

September 26, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

The Presidential election continues to grasp the attention of our nation, and whether you are pro-Trump or pro-Hillary, many issues have arisen since independents have no prominent candidate to vote for. Since Sanders’ withdrawal from the campaign, he has endorsed Hillary as his chosen candidate in plac...

The fight against Brock Turner

Meg Friel, Editor in Chief
September 22, 2016
Filed under Millenial Manifesto - Meg Friel

“You don’t know me, but you’ve been inside me, and that’s why we’re here today.” Brock Turner, (son, swimmer, student, rapist, repeat), has recently grasped media attention by becoming the poster child for white, male supremacy. For those of you who don’t know of Turner, he has made he...

Working hard

Mia Martel, Staff writer
June 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion

This school year has completely flown by. As I’m preparing for finals, I’m thinking back on this year, and all of the memories I have made just made me realize how fast it’s all gone by. Realizing that the end of volleyball season was about six months ago is crazy to think about. It’s also crazy...

Paige’s Perspective

Paige’s Perspective

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
June 7, 2016
Filed under Column by Paige Lessard, Opinion, Paige's Perspective

Another year has almost come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the memories won’t last. That is my sentence to wrap up the end of this school year. Sure, it is just my sophomore year, but I still feel as though things are coming to an end. This year has been a year of change, some for the good and ...

Saying goodbye

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
June 6, 2016
Filed under Living Like Lydia - Lydia Gordon

Saying goodbye is something no one likes to do whether you are saying goodbye to a dying family member or high school seniors, no one enjoys this experience. Going into my freshman year, I became friends with many seniors through cheering. We became great friends, and soon we were like family. In this m...

Attempting Organization

Mia Martel, Staff writer
June 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion

At times I can be organized and know exactly where everything is, but the majority of the time I'm scrambling trying to find everything. Being organized all the time is definitely a skill I need to work on, and staying organized is a commitment I need to make. I’m somewhat organized but in my own...

Barely Publishable Episode III: The Big Finale

Jacob Bilsky, Staff Writer
June 2, 2016
Filed under Barely Publishable - Jacob Bilsky

Greetings loyal readers. Welcome to the final installment of Barely Publishable for the foreseeable future. Thank you for your readership, and as promised I bring you something a little bit edgy: how to make the clocks work again. As many of you know, I am the new Vice President of the BHS Student Cou...

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