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Activities you can actually accomplish this summer

Ariana Santilli, Executive Features Editor

May 29, 2015

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The time has come to ask yourself, “what am I going to do this summer?” Although some of us may have already made plans for the 12 week break, most of us are desperately trying to set and accomplish some of our summer goals....

Tips for quick and easy summer job hunting

Claudia Pighetti, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

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With June quickly approaching, the summer job rush is nearly in full swing. There will be no more stressing about quizzes or homework for two and a half months. Since our schedules wil be more flexible, some students could be looking...

Behind the sliding glass window: A look into the life of Tammy and Doris

Payton Lira, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2015

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BG has an abundance of helpful administrator and staff members that students can turn to. However, two people in the building really stand out to students. Those two women can be found behind the sliding glass window in the at...

A recap of Mr. Wardle’s first year as principal

Mary Nowlan, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

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The 2014–2015 school year brought many new changes to BG, including a pool, a new hashtag and a new principal. Our new principal, Jeff Wardle has brought changes to the students and the school. Even though being the new principal on the b...

A German review of America

Keli Vitaioli, Online Editor

April 30, 2015

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This past week, BG welcomed 15 exchange students from Bertha von Sutner school in Germany. Staying with hosts from the german language program at BG, these students had the opportunity to experience a little taste of American...

Family legacies impact college decision

Sabrina Kenoun, Assistant Entertainment Editor

April 21, 2015

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There are many reasons one can be drawn to a college. Some students may be attracted to the size of the institution, while others to the programs that are offered. Some may even be drawn to a college because it is the family alma ...

Eight reasons to turn the page and enjoy the benefits of reading

Ariana Santilli, Assistant Features Editor

April 21, 2015

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Reading. The initial reaction students have when hearing this word is either “I am so bored.” or “I want to cry.” However, there are many pleasures that reading a book provides. In fact, The Charger found eight scienti...

Penny–pincher Prom: Ways to save on dance necessities

Ana Uribe, Executive Opinion Editor

March 17, 2015

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There’s nothing better than walking into Prom looking like perfection. Unfortunately, perfection is a status that can leave our wallets sad and empty. When it comes to preparing for Prom, there are cheaper, more original way...

From presidential candidates to popstars: the most influential female figures of the 21st century

Sabrina Kenoun, Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 17, 2015

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Throughout the course of time, women have been exploited, berated and have had door after door slammed in their faces by authoritative figures. There was a point in history where this behavior was socially acceptable, but wi...

Fatalist vs. Realist: Battling the drawbacks of trusting in fate

Ariana Santilli, Assistant Features Editor

March 17, 2015

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Fatalists are those who believe that all events are predetermined or inevitable. Fatalists believe that hope or inspiration take us to a better reality. Realists use facts and logic, rather than hopeful feelings and wishes, ...

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