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Harvey should prompt Hyde Center consideration

Nick Fahy '18, Managing Editor

September 22, 2017

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It took less than a week of rain to wipe out 100,000 homes. Less than a week of rain to move the 30,000 people who lived in those homes into shelters. Less than a week to turn the cities of Houston, Beaumont, and Corpus Christ... Read more »

Summer assignments: more excessive than effective

Daniel Scrivener '18, News Editor

September 22, 2017

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The arrival of summer vacation may appear welcoming to high school students, but the increased responsibility that comes with age has certainly muted the season's festivities. Indeed, the term "summer vacation" may seem like... Read more »

Let’s put politics aside

Ryan Golemme ‘19, Contributer

June 13, 2017

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In the aftermath of the intense and often bitter 2016 election our campus has been overcome by vicious and unnecessary political tension. Students and teachers alike make non-sequitur jabs about controversial political issues ... Read more »

The Glorious Interim: A Senior Reflection

George Bailey '17, Contributor

April 3, 2017

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The period between September and March of Senior year was what I called the "Glorious Interim." From August 2013 to August 2016, the spirit of the present reigned; life was characterized by the ceaseless and focused drive to... Read more »

Lent: A Personal Reflection

Ryan McIntyre '17, Contributor

April 3, 2017

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One of the biggest challenges of Lent is moving past personal shortcomings. For too many years, I have given myself easy tasks of abstinence to complete, knowing that my forty days will be a breeze. Driven by a fear of failure,... Read more »

The Trump Presidency: Arriving at Acceptance

Nick Janne '19, Contributor

February 14, 2017

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The upcoming Trump presidency is a fairly controversial one, and ever since Trump’s announcement to run, the phrase: “I’m moving to Canada” has been a household name. Being a Even though I was a Bernie supporter, if there... Read more »

The Electoral College

Teddy Carnes '17

February 6, 2017

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As we elect Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, there is much speculation about the effectiveness and fairness of the system which elected him in the first place – the Electoral College. Despite Tr... Read more »

Why Living in Massachusetts Means You Should Vote Third Party

Deen Haleem '17, Contributor

November 14, 2016

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  Too many loud, largely uninformed voices in this election season have denounced voting for third-party candidates like Green Party nominee Jill Stein or Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson as unpatriotic and a waste... Read more »

“Yes on 2”: An Analysis

Tim Miklus '17, Contributor

November 3, 2016

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In this election, there is a ballot question which garners controversy and passionate arguments for both perspectives from the same party: Question 2. This question would, if approved, “let state education officials approve... Read more »

Is the Most Liberal State Really all that Liberal?

Gavin D’Souza '17, Contributor

November 3, 2016

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This past June, I along with three other members of the B.C. High student body attended the Massachusetts Boys State conference. This week long event ran from June 11 to June 17, and was held on the campus of Stonehill College.... Read more »

Where do Standardized Tests fit into College Applications?

Pete Lagrotteria '17, Contributor

October 28, 2016

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As seniors prepare to submit applications, and juniors begin their college process, both continue to stress about their standardized test scores. The element of an application that schools say “does not hold much weight,”... Read more »

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