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Chancellor of the Free World

Jack Andrews   '16, Contributor

January 21, 2016

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Back in December, “Time Magazine” named German chancellor Angela Merkel it’s Person of the Year; she narrowly defeated a list of nominees including Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Black Lives Matter activists. If... Read more »

Education in the U.S.: What needs to be fixed

Nico Coloma-Cook '17, Contributor

January 12, 2016

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It's fascinating to think about how far the U.S. has come in respect to education over the past 60 years. From the changes of blackboards to Smartboards or notebooks to laptops, technology has revolutionized the classroom and... Read more »

Paths to Success: Getting to BC High

Ronan Kelley '16, Contributor

January 12, 2016

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Why do students cross Morrissey Boulevard when there is a structurally sound footbridge? The "under" path isn't faster. It lacks the Boston skyline view and is littered with trash. In addition, anxious commuters honk at innocent... Read more »

Snow Days?

Kal Meier '16, Contributor

January 12, 2016

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After the snowiest winter on record, we have yet to have any significant amount of snow this year. People seem to have forgotten that the first snowstorm came on the weekend of January 26-27. About two and a half feet of snow... Read more »

Is Peyton Manning in Decline?

Ben Painchaud '18, Contributor

November 13, 2015

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Super Bowl champion. Super Bowl MVP. NFL all-time leader in TD passes. Fourteen Pro Bowl selections. For Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, the accolades go on and on. Whether you love or hate him, Manning is one of the... Read more »

Harkness Class Review

Pat Rafferty '16, Contributor

October 30, 2015

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 Found only in the last issue of BC High Today Magazine, the word Harkness came as a surprise to most Seniors and Juniors. However, to some, Harkness is a big deal. Schools like Philips Exeter Academy pride themselves with their... Read more »

The Importance of the Trans-Continental Flight

Max Papile '16, News Editor

October 30, 2015

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Any student who has ever been on any service trip returns from their excursion with the same, ever so cliche, message. “We need to be more fortunate for what we, the American, suburban town living, private school attending ... Read more »

New Speaker of the House

Geoffrey Morrissey '16, Contributor

October 29, 2015

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With Speaker of the House John Boehner’s resignation, all eyes were on the Republican Party to see who they would eventually nominate to take his place. Many thought Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the Republican Majority Leader, woul... Read more »

Save our Lunch!

Charles Hajjar '16, Contributor

October 29, 2015

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It is around 11:23am every day that hungry students begin to make their way into the Dining Hall.  Though this activity might seem relatively simple, under the cacophony of conversation that fills the Dining Hall there is a... Read more »

Get Excited for a New Era in Baseball

Chris Kropas '16, Contributor

October 29, 2015

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In 1975, the free agency era for baseball began, allowing the teams with the highest payrolls to achieve the greatest success by giving large sums of money to players who had become free agents. Taking advantage of this, hug... Read more »

Coffee: Do You Need a Morning Fix?

Nick Gill '16, Contributor

October 29, 2015

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    You're sitting at Dunkin' Donuts at 6 AM on a bland Tuesday morning. You trudge through your morning routine and take into account the 15 customers ahead of you in the drive-thru on any given morning. Have... Read more »

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