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Bellarmine: Can we talk about race?

Anaiis Dunbar, Guest Writer

December 31, 2018

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As Bellarmine’s students of color population rises, inclusion across campus is more important. Through awareness coupled with a staff committed to acceptance of diversity, Bellarmine’s campus will become a second home to all students.

Does school safety trump community service?

Gabi Hyman

December 30, 2018

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No one on the girls’ soccer team had noticed the man standing by the fence on Memorial Field. It was a particularly sunny October day, and it wasn’t until half way through practice when a player noticed him. He was a rugged...

Political Clubs: Helping or Hurting?

Elisabeth Connett, Bea Pugeda and Maxx Stewart

December 30, 2018

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This year, two new and somewhat controversial clubs have been formed at Bellarmine:Young Liberals Club and Young Conservatives Club. These two clubs provoked student discussion about politics and about the clubs themselves. The...

Alumni return and reflect on their high school years

December 20, 2018

Filed under Broadcast & Media, Opinions

---Sydney McKenna, B’ 2014- graduate of Gonzaga University and going to dental school next year. "I am so grateful for my education here at Bellarmine-always a Lion at heart." ---Jenna George, B’ 2014-graduate of Northeas...

The countdown is coming to a close

Josh Hanigan

May 24, 2018

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As freshmen, perhaps we felt that graduation would never come and we would stay in high school forever. Once senior year rolled around, though, all we can do is look back and reminisce. We are startled by how fast everything passed,...

Hipster is the new black

Zoey Suarez, Guest Writer

May 10, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinions

Are you tired of the mainstream? Do you desperately need to differentiate yourself from the norm? Is your favorite character in Mean Girls (not that you would ever watch such a popular “film”) Janis Ian? If you said yes to a...

Rejection deserves its own rant

Cristina Shaffer, Executive Online Editor

February 27, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

There are a lot of things people prepare for. Bringing reusable bags to the grocery store to avoid paying for bags, keeping First Aid and disaster preparedness kits, and saving up for college and retirement, are all steps people...

SAT or ACT: Preparing for Standardized Tests

Cristina Shaffer, Online editor

January 11, 2018

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High school students have lots of responsibilities, from the coursework, extracurricular activities, and perhaps the most stressful: standardized testing. High school juniors and seniors spend hours of time pouring over questions a...

Forget drugs and alcohol: stress is the real killer of American teens

Angel Lopez, Copy Editor

December 5, 2017

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Stress fills the life of most teens, due to many different situations such as school, family issues and community. Stress is a something that should not be taken lightly. However, many teens keep this to themselves and do...

College application and essay stress

Ali Lo, Editor

November 3, 2017

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    College applications— the two most stressful words that someone can say to a high school senior. In addition to representing a new chapter in these students’ lives, college applications are synonymous with...

Sporadic Support for Sacred Hour

Cristina Shaffer, Editor

November 3, 2017

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The start of a new school year brings about many changes. New teachers, new facilities and the main issue for students, the implementation of Sacred Hour program. In an email to students, Jessica Achziger, administrative assistant, explains how...

Reporter reflects on the recent eclipse of the sun

Eliza Burgess, Reporter

September 12, 2017

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On August 21, for the first time in 99 years, a coast to coast Solar Eclipse encompassed the United States. Although the eclipse was seen to an extent throughout North America, there was a 70 mile stretch of totality (whe...

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