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Working Women

Working Women

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

September 27, 2018


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Over the course of American history, women have had quite an interesting journey in gaining freedom and basic rights, such as suffrage. However, the question still remains: do women belong in the workforce? The simple answer is yes. For centuries, men have been the main source of income, and I am not ...

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Ethan Lamont, Editor

September 20, 2018


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On August 16, Luther High School in Oklahoma welcomed students back with a back-to-school assembly. Amongst the crowd, there was an unnamed 14-year-old girl sitting, unaware of what was about to occur. A boy of the same age shocked everyone when he quietly approached the girl and proceeded to stab her ...

Sad, Sad, S.A.D.

Sad, Sad, S.A.D.

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

May 29, 2018


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There are many things we take for granted on a daily basis; one of these things is our health. Often, we don’t think twice about our food choices or our physical activeness, especially when we don’t necessarily feel the urgency to do so. However, our bodies are constantly fighting the battle against our...

Good Luck Disney Channel

Good Luck Disney Channel

Grace Daniel, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Disney Channel has been named the top channel for kids and teens in the United States. However, its popularity has been declining since 2010. In 2010, there were almost 42 million weekly viewers; now, there are only about 31 million. Over ten million people have stopped watching Disney Channel weekly. ...

The Real Man’s Best Friend

The Real Man’s Best Friend

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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We always hear about vicious and deadly Pit Bull attacks on the news, and our perceptions change immediately. All Pit Bulls must be aggressive, right? All Pit Bulls must be mean and scary, right? Incorrect. There are so many people with bad opinions about Pit Bulls, and some people with such opinions ...

Intelligence is Deeper Than Rank

Intelligence is Deeper Than Rank

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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Many U.S. high school students aspire to be at the top of their class. This is because of the understanding that being at the top allegedly means these students are “smart.” To be able to advance to a better ranking, a student has to surpass the grade point average of the student ahead of them. This...

Wakanda Forever!

Wakanda Forever!

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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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


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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, Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions

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


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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 ...

What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Graduate

What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Graduate

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

February 26, 2018


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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...

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