Zika and Olympics

By: Kasen Stephensen The dreaded Zika virus has spread across South America and Olympic teams are concerned for their own safety in the Rio 2016 Olympics. The World Health Organization released a statement on May 12 attempting to calm any fears about the Olympics and Zika.  The WHO included several suggestions to prevent the spread of Zika to others by encouraging the use of insect … Continue reading Zika and Olympics

The Year for Female Athletes

By Elaine King The female athletes of Bellbrook High School have swept the board this year. The ladies have taken home multiple titles, set records, and were awarded numerous scholarships. This year has been the year for BHS females. In the fall, the girl’s tennis team took home first place in their league championship for the second year in a row. The Junior Varsity team … Continue reading The Year for Female Athletes

Hats Off to Bellbrook Seniors

By Sarah Rovinsky After four years of hard work, it’s finally here. Bellbrook’s Seniors are impatiently approaching their graduation ceremony Saturday, May 21, at 2 p.m. in Trent Arena and a representative cap decoration is crucial. For those with a severe case of senioritis, lack of inspiration, or both, here are some helpful tips. I recommend your local craft store for supplies. For more ideas, … Continue reading Hats Off to Bellbrook Seniors

After-Prom Giving Back

by Henry Wong Every year, the Bellbrook High School After-Prom is sponsored by local businesses which donate food, money, and prizes. This year, student government officers from the Junior class and the After-Prom Committee decided it was only fitting to somehow give back to the community and a food drive was held in tandem with Prom and After-Prom ticket sales. To encourage donations, a “Dinner … Continue reading After-Prom Giving Back

The “No ‘Poo” Movement

By: Jackie Thompson Royal Drene, the first synthetic (no-soap) shampoo was developed by Cincinnati’s very own Proctor & Gamble in the mid-1930s. The product was an instant hit. By the 1970’s, synthetic shampoos were used daily by most Americans to wash their hair. But what about prior to the advent of the modern shampoo? What methods did earlier Americans use to clean their lovely locks? … Continue reading The “No ‘Poo” Movement

Chance The Rapper Takes Everyone to Church with Coloring Book

By: Harmony Takhar Chance the Rapper released his newest mixtape, Coloring Book, on Thursday, May 12. Chance is a rapper from Chicago and has been in the music industry since 2011 in his high school days. Chance is 23 today. He’s had three other projects out before Coloring Book: 10 Day, Acid Rap and Surf. I recommend all of those and Coloring Book very much … Continue reading Chance The Rapper Takes Everyone to Church with Coloring Book

A Few Words From Bellbrook’s Favorite German

By: Harmony Takhar Many people have met Bellbrook’s foreign exchange student from Germany, Vincent Kirchner. I had the chance to meet him during track season and become friends with him. I decided to do a little interview with him about his foreign exchange experience. Q: What was the most obvious difference between the US and Germany? Everyone is more friendly in general. Q: Do you think it’s more of … Continue reading A Few Words From Bellbrook’s Favorite German

4 Things I’ve Learned to See The Artistry in Throughout Four Years of High School

Bridget Richard As my final article for EagleView News on the Arts & Entertainment Beat, I find it appropriate to take this time to recognize the small details of high school that have a surprising sense of inconspicuous artistry to them. 1.) Crowd Navigation Hallways are simply narrow ballroom floors, each participant performing their own dance to get from one end to the other. Granted, … Continue reading 4 Things I’ve Learned to See The Artistry in Throughout Four Years of High School

History of the Aloha Shirt

Bridget Richard Summer is approaching quickly, and many Midwesterners will dawn their “Hawaiian Shirts” as a way to hearken the new warm weather. But there’s a special history behind this iconic style of top-half clothing. The Hawaiian shirt style, more formerly referred to as the Aloha Shirt, has roots that go back to the 1800’s. This history has been chronicled in many books, including The … Continue reading History of the Aloha Shirt

A Quick Look at A Moon Shaped Pool

By Katherine Barton Radiohead released their newest album, A Moon Shaped Pool, in the last week and it quickly became a top-selling album. The band again has shown their ability to create music that represents happiness, emptiness, and disconnect. The album includes the songs “Burn the Witch,” “Daydreaming,” “Decks Dark,” “Desert Island Disc,” “Full Stop,” “Glass Eyes,” “Identikit,” “The Numbers,” “Present Tense,” “Tinker Tailor Soldier … Continue reading A Quick Look at A Moon Shaped Pool