Become More Environmentally Sustainable While in High School

Become More Environmentally Sustainable While in High School
February 14, 2020

In today's media coverage, it seems nearly impossible to escape the impending tragedies that have plagued this world. From the rising temperatures and sea levels to the Australian wild fires, the environment...

An Overview of YOU Season 2

YOU season 2 made its return to Netflix on December 26, 2019
February 12, 2020

[WARNING:  SPOILERS AHEAD]  The second season of the American psychological thriller television series You was released on December 26, 2019. The second season starts with the main character, Joe Goldberg,...

“Sex Education” is Back in Business in Season Two

Sex Education Season 2 Cover
February 12, 2020

  Sex Education is back! It returns with season two continuing the ending of season one. The plot carries on with old and new characters developing with the storyline. Sex Education is a Netflix...

Demon Slayer: A Rare Jewel of Anime

The cover for the anime.
February 10, 2020

Demon Slayer, "Kimetsu no Yaiba," is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotōge. The story takes place around the Taisho era in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal...

Why is the Switch to Daylight Savings Time Still A Thing?

Colorful animation somewhat warmly depicting daylight savings time.
February 10, 2020

We “spring ahead” and “fall back” every year as we change standard time with intent to save, or make better use of natural light. However, in the past several years, many people are wondering why...

Appreciate High School Homework Because College Homework is Intense!

You're not allowed to slack off on college coursework. Nope.
February 6, 2020

High school is easy, academically. That won't be the case for 2020's incoming college undergraduates, though.  Undergraduates are students working on their bachelor's degree while graduate students are...

The Battle for Sound Supremacy: Beats Vs AirPods

The battle between Air Pods and Beats continues!
February 6, 2020

Do people like Beats (which have different versions of headphones and earbuds) more than the AirPods (which only have two different versions of earbuds)? AirPods were first released on September...

How Important is Net Neutrality?

Net neutrality, an important part of internet browsing
February 6, 2020

With the internet's revolutionary introduction in 1983, the world was taken by storm. Before anyone knew it, communication and now news gathering became easy, perhaps even too easy, to properly cherish....

Jersey City Shooting Victims Remembered

Policeman outdoors of the grocery market where this tragedy occured.
February 4, 2020

On Tuesday December 10, 2019, five people were killed due to a mass shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey. Four people, including Joseph Seals, a detective with the Jersey City Police Department, were killed...

Patriot Girls Golf Team Making Strides

2019-2020 BCCHS Girl's Golf Team: (left to right bottom row) Evelin Lopez (11), Angelica Platas (12), Leah Chavarria (11). (left to right top row) Sarah Amaya (9), Miroslava Haro (11), Sarah Medina (12), Coach Kevin Kelly.  Not pictured is Kimberly Platas (10).
February 4, 2020

The Birmingham Girl's Golf Team participates in a fascinating sport that should be highlighted more than it is. Golf is actually a rigorously-challenging sport, a fact most students may not have been aware...

Frozen II: A Perfect Disney Sequel!

Elsa embracing and using her ice powers.
January 31, 2020

(No spoilers in this review!) The movie that had people counting down the days until it got released is here! The first Frozen was released in back in 2013 and after six long years, Frozen II finally...

Venice, Most Iconic City in Italy, Is Sinking

A man paddles his canoe in a flooded St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy
January 31, 2020

The city that everyone thinks about when they hear "Italy" is a floating city known as Venice, which is currently under water. On November 13, 2019, the water levels rose as high as up to six feet causing...

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