Correct English still important in texting; basic grammar skills not very difficult to keep using

Kiana Wight, News Editor

May 14, 2018

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I’ll be first to admit that I have no shame in substituting a trio of hearts or an exclamation point for a sentence when appropriate. Texting has made emojis staples of conversations.    But even if images and punctuation marks are replacements for compl...

Publications members say goodbye to well-beloved Mac Lab

Dakota Jesse, News Editor

May 14, 2018

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Ever since the beginning of time, the BHS publications have been held in the comfy room that is the Mac Lab. Generations and generations of newspaper geeks and yearbook nerds have done their work in the same habitat.    Each student ha...

Newspaper staff leaders offer best wishes

Sarah Unruh and Branden Alford

May 14, 2018

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Here we are, writing our last editorial as members of this high school newspaper staff.    Two years ago, we had no clue what we were getting ourselves into. Sure, we thought this would be a fun class, filled with laughter and...

Senior staffer leaves final thoughts of love, thanks before college

Jeff Stewart, Ad Manager

May 14, 2018

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   This is it for me. I am dead Horatio. Someone get my casket and throw me into it. Just kidding, I’m too poor for a casket.    Why am I dead? Because I’m going to go into thousands of dollars of debt to obtain a qu...

Second-year staffer says final farewell amidst travesty

Daniel Gifford, Editorial Editor

May 14, 2018

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  I always knew that this day would come: my last editorial. For some of you, this is a great relief. “Thank goodness that weirdo’s outta there!” For the rest of you, controlling your emotions at our parting will be ve...

Finding joy = satisfaction

Jalyn Griffith, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018

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What makes one cheerful? Is it getting good grades, doing well in sports, etc? I believe pleasure is achieved when one has fun in life, no matter what situation they are in.    According to dictionary.com, happiness means being delighted, pleas...

Neurodivergent individuals not responsible for violence

Alex Rodriguez, Editorial Editor

May 14, 2018

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[CONTENT WARNING: Gun Violence, Abuse, Rape, Marginalization, Slurs, Alcohol Use]    Here I am again, writing the introduction to a piece that will undoubtedly express an uncommon and widely unpopular opinion on yet anothe...

Many schools have turned to taking Friday out of work week

Dakota Jesse, News Editor

April 9, 2018

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   Coming back from Spring Break, I have come to the realization that school is ridiculously demanding. I think that public schools like ours should take breaks more often.    If you think about it, every day students sit in a desk for seven c...

Caffeine is taking students by storm

Jeffrey Stewart, Ad Manager

April 9, 2018

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“Approximately 77.8 percent of [students] described withdraw symptoms from stopping caffeine intake,” according to the Journal of Youth and Adolescence.    Furthermore, the same journal found that, in a study of over 7,000 student...

Caution: senior year much harder than appears

Courtney Goetz, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018

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To the underclassmen of BHS: in my opinion, whoever said senior year was going to be easy lied. For me at least, it has been anything but easy, but that doesn’t mean it will be hard for every student.    For some, it has ...

Teenage girls unfairly pressured to have perfect appearance

Kiana Wight, News Editor

April 9, 2018

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   Body image is how you see yourself when you look in the mirror or how you picture yourself in your mind. Women today are faced with many pressures and expectations from society. One of the major expectations of women and ...

People are amazing; fulfilled potential leads to bright future

Daniel Gifford, Editorial Editor

April 9, 2018

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  Humans are by far the strangest creatures I have ever known.    Why? We get upset over the most insignificant things instead of putting everything into perspective; we expect people to read our minds instead of simply telling o...

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