BBC Will Air The Day of the Doctor

On November 23, the BBC will take over much of their TV and radio stations to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of popular TV series Doctor Who in an extravaganza they named The Day of the Doctor. Special programs have been planned for the day, the most noteworthy an extended, seventy-five minute episode airing on BBC One.  The new episode is entitled The Day of the … Continue reading BBC Will Air The Day of the Doctor

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

by Linden Peterson The second installment of the popular Hunger Games book series, Catching Fire, will come to theaters in the United States on November 22 with a rating of PG-13.  A rating of ‘R’ was debated due to the violence, this was carefully avoided to appeal to the main audience of the series, young adults. In this sequel to The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Cross Country making its mark!

by Casey Murphy The girls’ and boys’ cross country teams this season did remarkable. The weekend of October 13, both teams competed in the SWBL meet at Milton Union High School. The girls’ team placed second and boys placed third. This season both teams ran at several meets and performed proficiently, taking home many third, second and even first place finishes. “Each runner progressed very much … Continue reading Cross Country making its mark!

New Walkway Constructed in Bellbrook

by Cayla Destefani A new walkway is currently under construction in Bellbrook connecting the middle school to the high school and eventually nearby neighborhoods. The path is being partially funded by the State of Ohio and the school is funding the other part. Only the stretch from the school to the street was funded by the middle school, and the state is paying for the … Continue reading New Walkway Constructed in Bellbrook

Opinion: Confessions of a Self-Proclaimed Runner

by Nick Martin The compacted dirt underneath your rubber sole. The pounding in your toe after stubbing it on the third root in the past five minutes. Both of these sensations are nothing compared to the main drawback of running long distances occasionally, hardly breathing through burning lungs (in other words nearing cardiac arrest). What else do you need than a butt-kicking route and a Taylor … Continue reading Opinion: Confessions of a Self-Proclaimed Runner

Boys Soccer Soars to District Final

by Nick Martin It’s that time of year again; the air is colder, the weather is drearier, and, yes, the soccer State Tournament has come again. The Bellbrook boys’ soccer team has an impressive record of 12-3-1 and league record of 10-1-1, winning the SWBL record for the 22nd consecutive year. Despite losing most of their starters and major powerhouse Eric Lynch, who has become … Continue reading Boys Soccer Soars to District Final

Opinion: Why Applying for College is Going to Kill Me

by Dru Hunsaker Applying for college is going to kill me. Okay, so kill might be a little dramatic. But there is a strong possibility that it will lead to some rocking back and forth in the fetal position, muttering incoherent things. For underclassmen, it’s difficult to understand what all of the stress is about. Most of them are eagerly awaiting the day when they, … Continue reading Opinion: Why Applying for College is Going to Kill Me

Awkward Season 4 Premiere: Team Matty vs. Team Collin

by Emily Caruso With her infamous blog and witty outlook on high school, Jenna Hamilton is back for season four of MTV’s critically acclaimed series Awkward.  Premiering October 22, teens across the country stayed up past their bed times till 10:30 eastern time and tuned in, making it a hit for the night and exciting fans about the episodes to come. Known for its outstanding … Continue reading Awkward Season 4 Premiere: Team Matty vs. Team Collin

Broadway Bags a “Big Fish”

By Abbey Knupp It would seem that being told through novel is not enough for the tall-tale-telling Edward Bloom, whose story has been transposed from book to movie to musical. The musical adaption of Big Fish, written by John August and accompanied by music from Andrew Lippa, hit the broadway stage October 6 and created quite a splash. August, who wrote the screenplay for Tim … Continue reading Broadway Bags a “Big Fish”

New Jersey Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Despite Opposition from Governor Chris Christie

by Shelby Powers Monday, October 21 at midnight, same-sex couples flocked to city halls across New Jersey after the State Supreme Court ruled that such unions are legal. The Garden State is the fourteenth state to legalize gay marriage, following in the footsteps of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Iowa, Minnesota, California, Washington, and the District of Columbia. The … Continue reading New Jersey Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Despite Opposition from Governor Chris Christie