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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, […]

Coton de Tulear: The Softest of Them All

December 2, 2017 2:07am | Sammi Lee

With a fluffy white coat and big adorable brown eyes, it’s hard not to love a Coton de Tulear. The name quite literally means ‘cotton of Tulear’ in French. The breed is the national and royal dog of Madagascar. The dog is named after the […]

Why you should pay attention to district spending.

November 30, 2017 5:18pm | Chloe Penkert

In theory, the school district allocates a certain amount of money to be spent per student. While current district enrollment is falling, expenses seem to be growing all across the board. With fewer students enrolled in District 191 schools, it begs the question as to […]

Starbucks holiday cups spark controversy…again.

November 23, 2017 2:57am | Sofia Versalles-Duffert

Does the title remind you of the controversy from last year? Or the year before that? Or the year before… yeah, you get my point. The popular coffee shop has produced different styles of these coffee cups for 20 years, but it seems like there’s […]

Opinion: Cable TV is slowly dying, and people are turning now to the Internet for content.

November 18, 2017 6:36pm | Erick Escalante

Cable television has become a major factor in people’s lives for many decades. Ever since the invention of cable in the 1940’s, many people across the globe have been watching their daily dose of the news and their favorite television shows on cable. But now […]