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Em & M’s Book Nook: Antiracist Reading

Left: Emily Luethy holds up her stack of antiracist books. Right: Mrs. McCleish displays her copy of

Emily Luethy, Features Editor

September 30, 2020

BG’s math team teaches new skills outside of math class

Ola Rembiszewska, In-Depth Editor

March 13, 2020

BG’s math team has been working hard and meeting every week to prepare students for the many competitions throughout the year. Recently, they finished the math team ICTM Regionals  and are currently practicing for the North Suburb...

Part-time jobs and athletics provide differing lessons for after high school

Sriman Narayanan, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

While the academic courses at BG do a great deal to prepare students for their lives after high school, many students take it upon themselves to go the extra mile; some enroll in athletics, while others pick up part-time jobs. ...

Arachnophobia:Anxiety caused in the presence of spiders

Ola Rembiszewska, In-Depth Editor

March 13, 2020

   Arachnophobia, otherwise known as the fear of spiders, is a fairly common phobia that, depending on the severity, may greatly impact the way a person lives. According to, a discussion website on mental health, one i...

TikTok appeals to teenagers with targeted content and realistic perspective

Zoey Heinrich, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

In 2014, launched as a lip-syncing app with the intention of serving as an outlet for young people to express themselves through comedy, dance and music. Although popular among middle schoolers, the app was perceive...

Music Workshop has students develop creativity through songwriting

Phoebe Rusch, Entertainment Editor

March 13, 2020

Music Workshop is a more recent course opened up in BG, the course being around for two years. In this class, students are able to produce music in Garageband, learn an instrument and much more.  “We’ve had students do songwriting and s...

New Year’s resolutions reinforce the importance of self-growth and goal-setting

Emma Manukian, News Editor

February 7, 2020

On Jan. 1, everyone seems to have an idea of how they want their new year to look, from healthier habits to learning new skills. Although some set goals intended for the entire year ahead, more often than not, they don’t end up fo...

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