Supreme Court Finds Itself in History’s Midst as New Term Begins

Mike Luna '14, Contributor

October 24, 2013

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On Monday, October 7, the Supreme Court’s latest term began amidst political tumult and turmoil in our nation’s capital.  As we approach week three of the government shutdown it is clear that this country demands a strong...

Panini-Press Perils: Where did my hot sandwiches go?

Andy Duehren’14, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2013

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BC High is in the midst of a culinary scandal the likes of which the school has never seen. Not even the uproar caused by stuffing our beloved TruMoo milk into cartons, raising lunch prices, or briefly suspending the Ribeque can...

Why the Common App is Making Your Life Worse

David Vaccaro ’14, Contributor

October 23, 2013

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A time of unending dread has arrived for seniors in high schools across the nation. As the month of October burns on, its call becomes more and more irresistible, stressful, and important to answer. The season of the college applications...

Why Take the SATs?

Trevor Davis '14, Contributor

October 21, 2013

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Almost every high school student dreads the Saturday when they have to wake up at 7 in the morning, grab a calculator, two pencils (not mechanical), the admissions ticket, and a snack, then head off to some random high school,...

Time for the Redskins to Change Their Name

Nate Pacheco '14, Contributor

October 21, 2013

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Over the years, the United States has constantly abused the Native American population and denied them a variety of rights. Having already disrespected much of the Native American population, a name as blatantly offensive as “The Re...

Shorts Season Ends Too Early

Tyler Walsh '15, Contributor

October 18, 2013

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So, it’s that time of year again: The leaves are browning, turning crisp in the autumn wind, the sun starts to disembark for shorter days... and shorts are no longer allowed on B.C. High campus. Some may be inclined to ask:...

How Many APs are too Many?

Patrick Walsh '15, Contributor

October 10, 2013

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Challenging yourself in high school is always of the utmost importance, but you never want to overextend yourself.  As a junior, I am experiencing AP classes for the first time alongside many of my fellow classmates. Of cour...

Stage Fright: Why Don’t More People Support the Arts?

Michael Green ‘14, Contributor

October 9, 2013

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It only takes a quick glance around the walls of McNeice to make it apparent that our school takes immense pride in its sports programs. It only takes a quick look at the bleachers to see just how many students, faculty, and family...

BC High Reexamines Morning Routine

Thomas Galanek '14, Contributor

October 1, 2013

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To the surprise of students and even some faculty, BC High has adopted a new schedule for this school year. With the new schedule, the school day has been extended by 10 minutes overall, beginning at 8:20 instead of 8:25, and...