A Project for Better Journalism chapter


My View On Social Media

January 8, 2018 1:17am | Jessica Spies

I think social media today goes from fun, exciting and sometimes inspirational to violence, bullying and making people feel bad about themselves. 2017’s social media has gone pretty downhill from Donald Trump posting his views on Twitter and Logan Paul’s accidental post on YouTube finding […]

Should Burnsville consider getting transgender restrooms?

December 17, 2017 3:26am | Chloe Penkert

“I don’t have time to go to the bathroom between classes” is a complaint often heard from BHS students. Passing time at school can involve frantically running to the bathroom and trying to make it to class on time, but navigating this mild annoyance can […]

Flat Earth — wait, what?

December 15, 2017 7:08pm | Kya Leen

Picture this: the year is 2017. There are celebrities talking about how the Earth is flat and there is a whole society that believes this. Now stop picturing it; you don’t have to because it is real. Yes, at this day in age, there are […]

Ten Interesting Facts About Christmas

December 13, 2017 7:07pm | Sara Negasi

It seems like everyone is already in the holiday spirit, so here are some interesting facts about Christmas. Christmas was illegal in the US until 1838. Data recorded from Facebook showed that the couple of weeks before Christmas is the most popular time for couples […]

Opinion: We should have spent our money on better Wi-Fi over new TVs.

December 12, 2017 5:06pm | Jaelen Gresham

In my honest opinion, and I can’t stress this enough, our Wi-Fi is not as great as it could be. Sometimes when I go into the lunchroom I want to go on my phone and check Snapchat but I will have no bars at all. […]

Melodrama: We’re late on reviewing this, but we still gotta do it.

December 10, 2017 3:14am | Jackson Yoerg

Lorde’s second studio album ¨Melodrama¨ dropped Nov. 10. We’re a little behind on reviewing this album, but there’s no way we could pass it up. The album has a total of 12 songs (the lost song being a remix of homemade dynamite featuring Khalid, Post […]

Nykee and Jordyn, the Dynamic Duo

December 9, 2017 4:01pm | Sofia Versalles-Duffert

This week for opinion, we will be discussing how I, Sofia Versalles-Duffert, have the cutest dogs at BHS. Yes, I know what you’re thinking; “My dogs are cuter! I love my dog!” Well, you’re wrong. The eldest pup is Nykee, who is a Shorkie, Shih […]

Black Friday: It can be a hot mess, but it can be worth it.

December 3, 2017 6:37pm | Jessica Spies

My first thoughts on Black Friday are sort of negative, and I question this day a lot. Black Friday, to me, is in a way pointless, because all the stores really do is raise the prices a bunch and put a deal on the tag […]

Net Neutrality: what is it?

December 3, 2017 6:31pm | Jenea Hayes

Net Neutrality is the freedom to be able to go to any website with your internet plan. Internet providers are unable to block, slow down, or charge money for specific websites. AT&T was caught limiting access to FaceTime, so only AT&T users with the new […]

Winter fashion: it hasn’t changed all that much.

December 3, 2017 6:27pm | Olivia Bendickson

Fashion changes every year, for every season. Summer has its bright colors, fall has it’s sweaters and brown boots and spring has it’s pastels. Winter brings us cold weather, dark colors, and plenty of layers. Winter is all about accessories and adding layers. Scarves, hats, […]