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An issue of humanity

An issue of humanity

Xiqing Wang, Chief writer
January 29, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 28 barring refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. This ban affects families escaping danger, parents wanting a better life for their children, teachers with green cards, Google employees, ...

Failure is part of the process

Failure is part of the process

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer
April 10, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

“Never mind, this was probably a bad idea anyway.” When my sister was explaining her idea for a fundraiser at her school to me, she started talking enthusiastically, telling me how much this fundraiser would impact the students and that it would help give her fellow classmates a voice for change. A...

Large or small, you can’t have it all

Large or small, you can’t have it all

Morgan Lewis, Sports Coordinator
April 6, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

Adults talk about high school a lot, but no event more than prom. They remember and laugh about the fun memories they shared with their friends during this dance. Prom is considered to be a major milestone in high school, but we have to ask ourselves if it is worth hurting people to make it special. I am...

An open letter to Modern Day Romeos

An open letter to Modern Day Romeos

Emily Staples, Photo Editor
March 22, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

Senior Emily Staples, also known as Juliet, expresses her frustration with the predictable Modern Day Romeo.

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Guest column: What two students learned from yesterday’s Trump rally

Guest column: What two students learned from yesterday’s Trump rally

Susie Song and Aiswariya Ramaswamy
March 13, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

Seniors Aiswariya Ramaswamy and Susie Song protested the Trump rally last night; the two of them share what they learned together about the benefits of social activism.

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Why I don’t support the Trump rally protests

Why I don’t support the Trump rally protests

Ayesha Vishnani, Opinion Editor
March 12, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

Leading Republican candidate Donald Trump canceled his rally in Chicago yesterday due to safety concerns as a result of violence between supporters, protesters and law enforcement. Trump spoke in KC tonight at 6 p.m. at the Midland. Earlier today, protesters along Main Street had a shouting match with Trump supporters, according to the Kansas City Star. The Star also reported that one protester was arrested outside of the theater where Trump spoke.

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Last Friday night

Last Friday night

Eden Kurr, Staff Writer
March 8, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

Sophomore Eden Kurr explains her opinions on partying and why it's not for her.

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Revelations about “Revival”

Revelations about “Revival”

Xiqing Wang, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

“Revival,” Selena Gomez’s newest album: Fun to listen to, sick to analyze.

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Spirit week is only lost if we allow it

Spirit week is only lost if we allow it

Natasha Vyhovsky, Editor-in-Chief
February 19, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

At BVNW, we’ve always prided ourselves on unmatched school spirit. We’ve become known for the energy and seriousness with which we approach spirit weeks - the time spent decorating, the creativity spent choosing outfits and the dedication put into the morning spirit skits. From my perspective of a ...

Claud’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Claud’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Claudia Chen, Chief Writer
January 19, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

Here are a few things senior Claudia Chen has learned throughout high school that she's found to be invaluable.

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How youth can help end the gun epidemic

How youth can help end the gun epidemic

Laney Breidenthal, Print Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

I am the sister, crumpled on the floor, sobbing while clutching the phone. I feel like I’ve been shot too. I am the mother, blind with grief and unable to believe it was my own child who was a victim. My heart is shattered. I am the victim, lying limp, immobile and helpless while the pool underneath me exp...

Haircuts and self-love

Haircuts and self-love

Olivia Baird, Online Editor
January 7, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION

Long hair. Leggings. Game Day shirt. I’m a sophomore and I’m at a Friday night varsity basketball game. I stand cheering with my peers, verbalizing the excitement and disappointment that goes along with high school sports. My cheers aren’t real, though. I look to the scoreboard throughout...

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