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Is a BC High Education Ignatian?

Foxx Hart, Opinions Editor

December 5, 2019

Boston College High School is a disproportionate presence in many of our lives. Most high schools ask their students for eight hours each day: classes, homework, and studying, maybe some extracurricular activities if there’s...

Fix the Water Fountains

Jack Gavin

December 5, 2019

At BC High, as students, we often have a lot on our plate. Kids are rushing around, class to class, building to building, floor to floor, hall to hall. Kids have lots of homework, frequent tests, quizzes, etc. The overall point...

How to Survive Junior Year

Steven Roche, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2019

Ah, Junior year, the most important yet “harshest” high school year. As a junior at BCHigh, I have the wonderful opportunity to experience the horrors and gruesome nights of monstrous heaps of assignments every single day....

Does BC High Lack Patriotism?

Nick Vickery

December 5, 2019

Although BC High has flags in every classroom, is it really patriotic? Many schools across America recite the Pledge of Allegiance every day before classes, but BC High does not. From this arises the problematic quest...

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenian or Azerbaijani?

Nick Vickery

December 5, 2019

Nagorno-Karabakh is a region that Armenia and Azerbaijan have been fighting over for years.  Although the region may not seem significant, especially considering its size, it marks one of the many points in Armenian history where...

Climate Change is at a Stalemate

Christian Topinio

December 5, 2019

Solar energy is absorbed by our lands and continents as it reaches our planet. This heat naturally tries to go into space, but some of that heat is absorbed by greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, etc). This allows ...

Who profits from AP Exams?

Foxx Hart '20, Contributor

June 4, 2019

Let’s talk about money in education. The College Board, despite its nonprofit status, has a president whose base salary is $550,000. Teachers have complained for years that A.P. classes are inadequate and constricting; they...

Two views on the American healthcare system: Young Democrats and Young Americans debate

Gavin Leonard '20 and Mark Metri '22

June 4, 2019

Young Democrats Club opinion - Mark Metri ‘22 Our general position on healthcare is that the United States should establish a single-payer system, in which the government provides healthcare with taxpayer money. We hope f...

IPads: A boon or a curse?

Steven Roche '21, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

The introduction of iPads to the educational sphere has been celebrated for their benefits to learning. They save money and paper, students are more engaged in material, and ebooks can be bought for a fraction of the price of...

Finding “An Antidote to Chaos”

Steven Roche '21, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by clinical psychologist Jordan B. Peterson, who is a professor at the University of Toronto, provides a roadmap to arrive at a better, more meaningful life. Using empirical and anecdota...

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