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Columbus Day debate distracts from ways to actually help natives

Parul Kumar, editor-in-chief

November 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

October 9 is Christopher Columbus Day, a date celebrated by thousands of schools across America. This year, the BG school year places a school day on the divisive holiday.2 “The choice was not political at all and just really numbers,...

Price markups: the truth on how much the products you know and love are really worth

Sriman Narayanan, assistant sports editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

2000%. That is the markup on the latest pair of Beats by Dre Headphones, the Beats Solo 3 Wireless. Unbelievable, was my first reaction. Unbelievable, that a company with such a large impact on the audio community, would rip ...

The fives stages of mourning the end of a relationship

The fives stages of mourning the end of a relationship

Ana Uribe, Executive Opinion Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Features, Opinion

Ag-Gag laws keep horrors of meat packing industries hidden from consumers

Abbey Lim, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The human body is systematically engineered to eat meat, and that is a simple fact. From the way our bodies process proteins found within an array of animal foodstuffs, to the way our teeth are shaped in order to allow us to t...

High School year–round would help educational progress

Kelly Fisher, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion

All–year–round school could benefit students academically, as well as athletically by keeping them focused. Summer break distracts students’ minds as they lose track of what they’ve already learned and they have trouble ...

Gender Defender: The battle against sexist scrutiny of women in politics

Lena Dassonville, In-depth Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion

According to a 2008 Northwestern University study, voters evaluate women politicians more on beauty and approachability, while only looking for competence and dominance in male politicians. But it’s not just voters who prop...

Staff Editorial: Zero hour classes provide maximum benefits

Charger Staff

May 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion

They say the early bird gets the worm, but the halls of BG are rarely ever full in the early morning hours, aside from the few students who take zero hour classes. Adding more zero hour classes could change this by giving stu...

Prom court is a potentially harmful tradition

Nicholas Moore, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion

While prom can be the highlight of high school for some, it may not be the best time for others. Prom court is reserved for the most recognized, friendly, and accomplished students. Prom king and queen are reserved for the bes...

School tradition should maintain its place in the future

Parul Kumar, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Prom can be seen as a magical time or has been described by High School Musical as “the night of nights”. The election of prom court has always been a tradition at BG. Being a part of BG’s Prom Court is a huge stepping ...

Through Erik’s Eyes: The Hottest Topic Around

Erik Hernandez, Editor-in-Chief

May 26, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion

In the November 2014 elections, Republican Joni Ernst, an experienced Iowa Senate member, defeated democratic candidate U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley. The Tampa Bay Times reported that during a debate on April 24 for the 2014 r...

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