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Social media’s desensitizing effect

Social media's desensitizing effect
There is a way to create a more sensitive generation, and it all depends on how teens choose to use social media.
April 19, 2015

I find that as I progress through high school, each class that enters as freshmen has become more and more apathetic and desensitized. Don’t misunderstand, every class has their nice and genuine individuals,...

Prioritizing Priorities

Prioritizing Priorities
Education
April 12, 2015

I’m not going to sit here and be that person to say “getting an education is important if you want to succeed in life,” because as high school students we hear that all the time. What I will say...

How to: Become involved in your school

How to: Become involved in your school
April 7, 2015

I’m your typical American high schooler, along with being the Vice President of my class, editor of the newspaper and a (reasonably) up-kept student, it's no wonder that I've decided to do my column...

Advice and Abbie: Just Fooling Around

Advice and Abbie: Just Fooling Around
How to make effective pranks while still keeping people's pride
April 1, 2015

  I’ve decided that I’m not even going to write a column anymore.April Fools!Yes, it’s that time of year again when pranking becomes the highlight of people’s day. From gluing someone’s...

Get Your Fix with some Flicks: March Edition

Get Your Fix with some Flicks: March Edition
March 30, 2015

A long time ago, in a galaxy far--alright, you know what? I’ll cut to the chase. I’m here to blow everyone’s mind with my monthly movie review. With that said, I’m here to change things up by jumping...

Our school, our decision, right?

Our school, our decision, right?
My opinion of why students should be included in major decisions made at BHS.
March 20, 2015

High school can seem like merely a joke to many adults; they see it as a time of no real importance aside from the cliché idea that “high school is where you find yourself.” But to teenagers, there...

Places to Be and Places to See in N.E.

Places to Be and Places to See in N.E.
The Old Port
March 15, 2015

Our icy shell has started the process of dripping, melting, and sloughing away. Thanks to the short spurts of warmer weather, I can almost see over the snowbanks when I back out of my driveway, and the...

Prioritizing Priorities

Prioritizing Priorities
Seasonal Affective Disorder and Mental Health
March 12, 2015

With the changing of the seasons many people begin to experience what doctors classify as Seasonal Affective Disorder. This disorder is where people begin to feel more tired or sad than usual due to the...

How to: Keep calm and carry on

How to: Keep calm and carry on
Meg'n More goes into how to keep your cool when it comes to the end of the quater.
March 12, 2015

With progress reports just around the corner and the third quarter soon coming to an end, stress is bound to build up. Whether it's grades, overdue projects, or simply struggling to finish the quarter,...

Why we need more feminists

Why we need more feminists
March 10, 2015

When people hear the word feminism, it comes with a negative connotation. They think of the stereotypical idea of a feminist that doesn’t shave, and can be found at rallies standing up for women’s...

Time to face the facts

Time to face the facts
Social media's role in students' lives has taken over more than just the wifi bandwidth.
March 9, 2015

  Social media has become an integral part of our lives. It comes in every form of app, whether it be six second videos from Vine or anonymous paragraphs called “yaks” from Yik Yak, there is...

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