Editorials

Movie Review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

By Meghan Cusack Thirty-eight years ago, the world was introduced to a galaxy far, far away. There, we met a farmer on Tatooine named Luke Skywalker. Skywalker and his friends Han and Leia, went on to be three of the most iconic characters in cinematic history. After the notorious prequels and cartoon television spin-offs, the…

15 Must-Watch Classic Holiday Movies

By Matilda Kreider Everyone knows Elf, Home Alone, and The Polar Express. Here are fifteen beloved older movies you may not know as well. 15. Mister. Magoo’s Christmas Carol (1962) This animated TV version of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” features the character Mr. Magoo as a Ebenezer Scrooge-type who doesn’t believe in Christmas. 14. The Little Drummer Boy (1968) Using the…

Op-Ed: “Snowcoming” 2015: Moving Beyond Sexism in Sadie Hawkins

By Claira Janover Let’s talk Homecoming. This year’s third annual Sadie Hawkins’s “Girls Ask Guys” themed homecoming, or “Snowcoming” is set for December 11. This Sadie Hawkins’s themed dance has gained popularity thanks to Student Council, which began the tradition with the first Sadie’s homecoming in 2013. It’s also popular because it’s been a way for girls…

Opinion: BHS Should Treat E-Cigs as Tobacco

By Shilpa Rajbahak The trend of smoking cigarettes is back with a new look. It’s not that regular old cigarette that releases smoke or needs to be lit up anymore. With growing electronics in this era of technology, even cigarettes have caught up. Like most other electronics, the use of e-cigarettes or “e-cig” has grown…

Is Pro-Life Club Cause for Concern?

By Marisa Kaplita Editor-In-Chief Two different clubs have emerged at BHS in the past month; one I have heard almost nothing about and one that I can’t stop hearing about. The knitting club has already had several meetings and they have plans to knit things to sell to raise money for students who can’t afford…