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Prom court is a potentially harmful tradition

Nicholas Moore, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

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

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

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...

Quest for the best: Sushi

Quest for the best: Sushi

Lena Dassonville, In-Depth Editor

April 28, 2015

Staff Ed— Harper college doesn’t get the credit it deserves

April 21, 2015

At this point in the school year, most, if not all, seniors have decided where they will attend school next year. Whether a student chooses to study abroad, or stay within the Midwest, entering college is a scary and exciting time f...

Gender Defender: You’ve Got Hate Mail

Lena Dassonville, In-Depth Editor

April 21, 2015

My favorite part of writing a feminism column is the responses. I love when people talk to me about what I write, and I love being able to start dialogue and hopefully raise some new ideas. I love being part of a staff that all...

STEM education puts boundaries on potential of arts education across America

Lena Dassonville, In-Depth Editor

April 21, 2015

STEM, an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math education, has become one of the most highly funded and popular disciplines in schools throughout the country. In fact, President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal ...

Side by Side: Examining the implications of constant social media posting

Sabrina Kenoun and Ariana Santilli

April 21, 2015

Social media: victimized for all the wrong reasons Sabrina Kenoun I am not addicted to social media. I am not constantly updating my status, tweeting out my feelings or posing for a selfie on Instagram. However, I am attached...

Side by Side: Big vs. Small Universities

Emily Davidson and Keli Vitaioli

April 21, 2015

Big universities offer connections Emily Davidson College is supposed to be a pivotal time in our lives and the beginning of our transition to reality. But how different does this monumental step really feel if college is th...

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