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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...

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 Problem with the Pledge

May 5, 2015


Filed under Editorials

For years, students across America have stood up from their seats at the beginning of the day and recited the pledge. Only recently has there been an uproar as to whether or not the pledge should be something that is mandatory. With all of the new personalities and beliefs in America today, it is understandable...

Waterhouse field renovation

June 2, 2014


Filed under Editorials

Being one of the most symbolic places in Biddeford, Waterhouse Field is now competing in a contest to win money for renovation. Along with other causes and projects in America, Waterhouse Field is among the list of nominees for ‘The Ultimate Neighborhood Give Back Challenge’: a contest that grants...

Paying for college

June 2, 2014


Filed under Editorials

It seems that everything today comes at a high cost. College, being one of those things, isn’t something every student plans to attend after high school. What most colleges are starting to realize is how expensive it actually is for students and parents in the long run. College can either be beneficial...

Students still talking about the new schedule

May 28, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Biddeford High School is not unfamiliar with change recently. With a new principal, who has a bunch of promising concepts, including one that seems to be quite controversial among students. The idea of changing how students' schedules are set up is something that holds true for the 2014-2015 year and...

Positive changes coming to graduation ceremony

May 28, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

With new changes on the way, Biddeford’s seniors will be looking at a shorter graduation, with less speakers. We believe that the new program for graduation is more efficient, and student-centered, compared to how it was the previous years. From seating arrangements to the amount of time a speaker...

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