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Can I Have Your Affection Please?

Can I Have Your Affection Please?

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings

Lately, topics like neglecting children are brought up daily in the news. There is an abundance of cases involving physical, emotional, and mental neglect occurring in the world. This is especially true in the United States. “I think neglect is making someone feel less or treating someone in an ab...

Brief History of Fruitcake and Eggnog

Brief History of Fruitcake and Eggnog

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under BMC Students, Feature Page, Reviews/Opinions

Christmas: the most wonderful time of the year. It is a time of family, friends, giving gifts, and tradition. Think of the joyous connections between traditional celebrations, decorations, and, most importantly, food. In America, some of the more common foods that are associated with the jolly seaso...

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Grace Daniel, Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions

December 25th is approaching quickly, which means those beloved Christmas songs are already taking over radio stations everywhere. The Christmas spirit is beginning to resurface, as are the well-known carols from past Decembers. “I like Christmas music. I love how happy it is. There are a few songs th...

Kill Shelters: A Necessary Evil?

Kill Shelters: A Necessary Evil?

Katelyn Kargol, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Student Musings

Kill shelters have been a controversial topic for an elongated amount of time within the animal community. Deciding whether or not to have a no-kill or kill shelter has been a topic that has been debated endlessly. You may be wondering, what even are kill shelters? They are shelters which use euthanas...

Faith in Humanity

Faith in Humanity

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Student Life, Student Musings

Today’s world is a chaotic mess of issues. Everywhere we turn, something demoralizing has happened and is filling up our screens. Finding something good in the chaos is usually a hard feat to accomplish, and we don’t know what good is anymore. “Being good to me is following the golden rule; do unto others...

Dreams are More Than What Meets the Eye

Dreams are More Than What Meets the Eye

Katelyn Kargol, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Musings

When people mention dreams, they often imagine a variety of different scenarios. Dreams and nightmares are commonly talked about, and Hollywood has even created many different movies using the idea of dreams and nightmares. However, many people believe that dreams hold symbolic meaning, and often dedicate t...

A Blue Christmas

A Blue Christmas

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

Christmas is all about giving gifts and showing appreciation for others. This year is the second annual celebration of a Blue Christmas, an appreciation campaign for police officers. A Blue Christmas was started by Simpsonville, SC resident Kevin Dunn. Dunn started this campaign after the death of G...

Leave Your Mark

Leave Your Mark

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

What is your legacy? The word legacy is hard to define. A dictionary would say it is your inheritance, but most people can agree that it is your impact on the world. However, even that “definition” is different for each person. “I think a legacy is what people are going to remember you by. For exam...

History of Thanksgiving

History of Thanksgiving

Rachel Etwaru, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Feature Page

The first Thanksgiving began in 1621 when the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag Indians came together, celebrating their first harvest with an autumn harvest feast. When the colonists first arrived, they suffered a brutal winter that killed many. Those who survived moved ashore, but lacked knowled...

Skeletons in the Closet

Skeletons in the Closet

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings

In the society that young students live in today, sexual assault is a critical controversial topic. It may cover headlines, but those words don’t fully cover all of its dark secrets. “It makes me feel enraged that we have developed a society where people are not only absolutely terrified to tell...

The Youth in Government

The Youth in Government

Ethan Lamont, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, one question that is almost definitely on your mind is why school doesn’t teach students anything more practical? For the most part, this is true. Unless you’re majoring in math, you likely won’t be solving equations every day. This is the case for most ...

A Revolution. #breakthestigma

A Revolution. #breakthestigma

Katelyn Kargol, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Student Life, Student Musings

Talking about mental health has always been difficult. For centuries, people believed mental health was caused by the work of the devil or demons, so treatment was often something horrifying. Even now, years and years later, mental health is still surrounded in this dark, negative light. Talking about ...

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