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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...

A little lesson on forgiveness

A little lesson on forgiveness

Taylor Turgeon, Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
Filed under Do It Anyway! - Taylor Turgeon

It didn’t hit me until December 3rd. It didn’t sink in until it was too late. I thought I would never forgive myself for not saying goodbye. As my high school career comes to a close, a lot of things have happened in such a short amount of time. Whether or not I’m ready for it, change is h...

The destination of the American Dream

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
May 23, 2016
Filed under Millenial Manifesto - Meg Friel

This past Mother’s Day brought about all of the usual holiday antics to my family: the family dinner at my Omi’s (my grandmother), aunts, uncles, and cousins bonding between bites, and of course - the fighting. However, this debate was one more heavy than the usual topics of discussion (religion,...

The binge

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
May 19, 2016
Filed under Living Like Lydia - Lydia Gordon

It started as something so innocent something that was only supposed to last about 40 minutes, but turned into an obsession. It was like any other day after school, after my homework was (almost) done and I wandered downstairs into the kitchen for something to eat. My motivation to finish my homework had now ...

Open Letters to Those That Matter

Open Letters to Those That Matter

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016
Filed under Alex v The World - Alex Keely & Paige Lessard, Letters to..... by Alex Keely, Need I say more..... STAFF COLUMNS

Welcome to my May edition of Open Letters to Those That Matter. This month, I will be writing my column to a group of people that helped to shape my life from the start: my grandparents. From an early age, my grandparents have had a essential position in helping me become who I am today. Dear Grand...

Relationships in the life of a teenager

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
May 5, 2016
Filed under Millenial Manifesto - Meg Friel

High school relationships are either a hit or a miss. By this I mean that high school relationships either end in a partner or friend for life, or a fiery explosion of emotions and dismay. In high school, there's a fine line that defines a “relationship”. It’s hard to determine who exactly i...

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