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Lowering the Minimum Legal Drinking Age

Lowering the Minimum Legal Drinking Age

Rachel Etwaru, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Reviews/Opinions

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan passed the National Minimum Drinking Act that prohibited people under the age of 21 from consuming alcohol. States then had to pass this law or they would have lost 10% of their federal highway funding. Since then, it has been a constant debate about whether we should lowe...

Wakanda Forever!

Wakanda Forever!

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Events, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions

The recent movie buzz has been centered around Marvel's “Black Panther,” which came out on February 16. The movie features a mainly African-American cast led by Chadwick Boseman, who plays T’Challa, the king of Wakanda and the Black Panther; he is also from Anderson, South Carolina, not far f...

God’s Plan for Drake in Philanthropy

God’s Plan for Drake in Philanthropy

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions

Recently, Drake, the well-known Toronto rapper, has stolen the stage with his number one song on the Billboard Top 100, “God’s Plan.” The music video exhibits the good deeds the rapper committed in the city of Miami. Drake made it clear at the beginning of the video that the budget for the production was $996,631.90 a...

Student-Led Conferences

Student-Led Conferences

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

Student-led conferences (SLC) are a way for students to reflect on their quarter, personally and academically. It allows the student to think back to what worked, what did not work, and how they can improve their academic success based on their experiences so far. The conferences took place March 15th a...

The Realities of Social Media

The Realities of Social Media

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

Social media is growing more and more popular with each passing year. In fact, since March 2008, 64 percent more Americans have begun to use social media. With increasing popularity has come increasing conflict, especially around children with social media. The argument discussing the appropriateness of ...

Should Student Athletes Get Paid?

Should Student Athletes Get Paid?

Chris Calamia, Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, Reviews/Opinions, Sports News

Collegiate sports, ranging from football to volleyball, have displayed the exceptional talents and efforts of thousands of youth for generations. The sporting teams at universities throughout the nation offer opportunities to talented individuals, giving them the shot to perform on national televisi...

What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Graduate

What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Graduate

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Reviews/Opinions, School Tips, Student Life, Student Musings

In the midst of college acceptance letter season, it comes into focus that rising seniors must prepare themselves for the senior “stress” that is inevitable while also working towards avoiding it. “I’d say over the summer you should really get your ACT and SAT scores under control, or, at le...

Modern Teenage Responsibility

Modern Teenage Responsibility

Liz Simo, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under About Us, BMC Students, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life

Being a teenager isn’t always a breeze. Parents can put a lot of pressure on their children, and teachers emphasize a strong work ethic from the very first time we step into kindergarten. Many teens feel overwhelmed balancing school and home life, along with any extracurriculars. It is a key part of becoming an...

Homecoming vs. Prom: A Death Match

Homecoming vs. Prom: A Death Match

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

With the school year coming to a close, activities such as Prom and Homecoming are popping up on everyone's calendars. Attending school dances is a big part of the high school experience as it’s always fun to dress up and have a fantastic night with friends. Prom and Homecoming are definitely two of...

A Dis-ad-strous Trip

A Dis-ad-strous Trip

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

January 24, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Reviews/Opinions

Over the course of late December, a YouTube content creator, Logan Paul, posted a video where he entered Japan’s Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mount Fuji. The forest, infamous for hosting countless suicides, has been rumored to be haunted. This urban legend caught the attention of Paul and, on New Year...

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...

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