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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Get Excited for a New Era in Baseball

Chris Kropas '16, Contributor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Sports

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...

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...

Advice to Underclassmen

Alex Brown '16, Contributor

October 26, 2015

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We are at an early stage in the school year. Fortunately, this means we are in control of how we remember this year. Underclassmen, you can choose how you design everything in your high school career: your reputation, your transcrip...

“Unplugged Lunch” is Unnecessary

Will Higgins '16, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2015

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Sitting in the Hajjar Dining Hall, the effect of ‘Unplugged Lunch’ is clear. Students are not more engaged with one another. Classmates are not holding conversations and instead stare deep into one another’s eyes as they...

The ARC: Do We Really Need It?

Sean Connor '16, Contributor

October 21, 2015

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Hidden in the corner of the Corcoran Library is one of the most neglected resources in the school, the Academic Resource Center, or ARC as it has become known. In the ARC, students can come to receive tutoring in all major...

Eighth Graders on College Campuses: The Perils of Early Recruiting

Nick Boozang '16, Contributor

October 19, 2015

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As I casually check Twitter on a mundane Tuesday afternoon, I come across a headline that I believed I would have never seen. "Congratulations to Orange Crush 2020 team member Joey Spallina on his visit to The Ohio Stat...

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