BSU at BCCHS Celebrates Black History Month

BSU at BCCHS Celebrates Black History Month

Jenessa Henderson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Black History Month is an annual observance that occurs in the United States during the month of February. It originated as "Negro History Week" which was created by the influential African American historian, Carter G. Woodson, and later became a month-long celebration in 1976. The purpose of Black...

Jussie Smollett Arrested By Chicago Police

Jussie Smollett Arrested By Chicago Police

Lisbet Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Actor and singer, Jussie Smollett, has recently been arrested by the Chicago police for allegedly faking a police report. In late January, it was reported that the actor had been a victim of a hate crime. After the attack, Smollett proceed to file a police report and gained a lot of sympathy from the publ...

America’s Opioid Epidemic

America’s Opioid Epidemic

Jenessa Henderson, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

We are in the midst of the deadliest drug-overdose epidemic in our nation's history. In 2017, more than 70,000 people in the United States died from drug overdoses alone, with two-thirds of those deaths being related to opioids. In addition to that, 1.7 million Americans were reported to be suffering from ...

Is Gun Control Any Closer One Year After Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shootings?

Is Gun Control Any Closer One Year After Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shootings?

Phillip Lemus, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

It has been over a year since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre in Florida. On February 14, 2018, the gunman Nikolas Cruz killed 17 teenagers and staff and wounded 17 others; subsequently, the rest of the school surely felt that feeling of terror, confusion, and the incomprehensibility...

Birminingham Goes to the 2019 Santa Barbara Film Festival

Birminingham Goes to the 2019 Santa Barbara Film Festival

Isamar Torres, Opinion Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Every year, Santa Barbara hosts a week-long film festival. This year was their 34th annual film festival, which the advanced film class at BCCHS was fortunate enough to be able to go to this year. It was held from January 30 to February 9, and our students were gone for five days from January 30 throu...

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