The First Debate: A Public Display of HS Drama

by Jack Long At the first presidential debate on Monday, September 26, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took the stage at Hofstra University calm and confident. The first words said by Clinton were, “How are you, Donald?” The first question segment proposed by Lester Holt, the NBC anchor hosting the debate at Hofstra University, was Achieving Prosperity. Both candidates calmly and decisively opened up the … Continue reading The First Debate: A Public Display of HS Drama

Navy’s Most Advanced Warship Put Through Paces

by Jack Long On 14 September 2016, the USS Zumwalt, the most advanced warship the Navy has ever produced, arrived at Norfolk. The USS Zumwalt, being easily identifiable visually by its angular tower, sharp edges, and inward-angled sides, has the advantage of being nearly invisible to enemy radar. The ship is 610 feet long and 80.7 feet wide, it’s nearly 100 feet longer and 13 … Continue reading Navy’s Most Advanced Warship Put Through Paces

Clinton’s stumble raises concerns over health

By Connor Robinson Throughout Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the presidency this year, conservatives brought up concerns over the health of the Democratic nominee. What was once a right-wing, typically-dismissed theory meant to smear the campaign suddenly became a reality when video of Clinton stumbling while entering a vehicle emerged. Clinton was visiting Ground Zero to remember those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks … Continue reading Clinton’s stumble raises concerns over health

Kid Cudi Attacks via Twitter Fellow Artists for Ghostwriting

by Meghan Malas Shocking accusations came from the Kid Cudi Twitter account this past Wednesday, after the confirmation of a collaborative album from hip hop artists Drake and Kanye West. Fellow artist, Kid Cudi appeared to feel left out of the project, making statements like, “I’ve been loyal to those who haven’t been to me and that ends now. Now I’m your threat,” and then … Continue reading Kid Cudi Attacks via Twitter Fellow Artists for Ghostwriting

BHS Students Travel to Wittenberg for Leadership Conference

by Joey Derrico On September 14, BHS students traveled to Wittenberg University to participate in a leadership conference focused on improving school community. The conference was another stop on the Jostens Renaissance tour, a program meant to inspire young people to be the change in their schools. At the conference, BHS students and participants from other local schools joined in listening to motivational speaker Mike … Continue reading BHS Students Travel to Wittenberg for Leadership Conference

USA takes first in Olympics

By: Carter Caldwell This past summer the Games of the XXXI Olympiad took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, encompassing more than 11,000 athletes from 207 nations worldwide.  During the Games, American swimmers Ryan Murphy and Katie Ledecky delivered world-record worthy results, and with their teammates they were able to garner 121 medals, 46 of which were gold, earning the US its second consequential win … Continue reading USA takes first in Olympics

Movie Review: Acknowledgment of the Light

by Jaimie Franz Two weekends ago my parents took me out for a family day. Knowing that I desperately wanted to go see the movie The Light Between Oceans, my father proceeded to buy tickets for the afternoon showing. I was expecting the movie to tell the story of a couple who lived on a small island right outside of Maine and perform the duty of … Continue reading Movie Review: Acknowledgment of the Light

Ceasefire in Aleppo Begins

by Henry Wong On September 12 in Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, the sound of children playing in the street could be heard instead of the typical unending blasts of bombs, gunshots, and airstrikes. This is the result of a ceasefire brokered by Russia and the United States that aims to halt violence between the Syrian regime and rebels and allow for reconstruction of the city. … Continue reading Ceasefire in Aleppo Begins

Sharing Is Not Caring

By: Rachel Giffin This time of the year, we see an increase of colds, coughs, and everything in between. It’s really impossible to go through our daily lives without coming into contact with these unfortunate illnesses, but protecting yourself is completely within bounds. Is our only option to lock ourselves away and become hermits? Not exactly. But limiting contact with potentially contaminated surfaces is advised. … Continue reading Sharing Is Not Caring