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...

Student-led gun control movement is sham

Branden Alford, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018

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   Three weeks ago, a whole bunch of angry teenagers and adults marched on Washington, D.C. in the so-called March for Our Lives demonstration, featuring speeches from many people, including David Hogg, the “face of the moveme...

People cautioned regarding careless social media use

Jalyn Griffith, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018

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   What is the first thing that students see in the morning and the last thing at night? Students look at their social media accounts so much that it has become a way of life for them.     I know having these apps are very fun ...

Social media extremely important for progression of today’s youth

Abby Finlayson, Entertainment Editor

April 9, 2018

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   Between parents and children, there is always one big controversy. Is social networking good for kids and teenagers to be using?    Social media is a tool that teens all around the world use to stay connected with each other. From Snapchat to...

Many interests make for busy school schedule

Sarah Unruh, Editor-in-chief

April 9, 2018

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   Once upon a time, I realized that I graduate 417 days (from when this was written). I am already 3/4 of  the way through my third year of high school, and that fact is both terrifying and exciting.    Throughout these ...

Patriarchy needs to die!

Courtney Goetz, Sports Editor

March 13, 2018

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   “I just need to rant,” said every teen girl ever. I hate this expression because I feel like it proves wrong the point about to be made, but I just need to rant, people!    Many of you who know me personally, know that I HATE discrimination...

No religion justifies terror

Alex Rodriguez, Editorial Editor

March 13, 2018

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“You may fight in the cause of God against those who attack you, but do not aggress, for God does not love the aggressors.”    Which of the world’s religious books do you think this verse came from? Initially, it might not...

Parental lies totally fill childhood

Dakota Jesse, News Editor

March 13, 2018

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   “Mommy, where do babies come from?”six-year-old Dakota asked. My mother then replied with, “When a man and woman love each other very much, God will plant a seed in the mom’s tummy and it will grow into a baby.” ...

Opening ears instead of mouths is key for world

Branden Alford, Editor-in-chief

March 12, 2018

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   An open letter to literally everyone on the face of the planet: let’s talk.    No, seriously! We need to talk! As a people, we have stopped talking to each other for any number of reasons, and have, instead, started sc...

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