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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.

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...

Relating to refugees

Relating to refugees

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer

December 5, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION

A typical Syrian refugee walks countless miles each day, trying to reach an unknown destination with the hope that it offers asylum. A typical BVNW student walks the halls of BVNW, their greatest worry is arriving late to their next class. A Syrian refugee has watched their home become torn apart by viol...

A letter from a styrofoam tray

A letter from a styrofoam tray

Xiqing Wang, Staff Writer

November 7, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION

A styrofoam tray addresses the negative effects that come from wasting trays during lunch.

Talking technology

Talking technology

Emma Bruce, Features Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION

I love using technology in my daily life. I love being able to text my friends when I think of something that would make them laugh, and I love being able to check Twitter to see what’s going on around the world - without having to wait for it to be on the headlines of a newspaper the next day. I ...

All in

All in

Morgan Lewis, Sports Coordinator

October 21, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION

We’ve all seen them. The person who joins a club, an activity, a sport, even school, and just sits. They do not try, they do not give their best, they just coast. By coasting, they are not only hurting themselves, but also sometimes those around them. When I go to volleyball workouts, I see girls who drop ...

To tweet or not to tweet

To tweet or not to tweet

Gabe Swartz, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION

BVNW’s resident Twitter expert helps you know what you shouldn’t tweet about.

Let’s talk about sex

Let’s talk about sex

Natasha Vyhovsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION

Girls have sex, too. But according to society, we can't freely talk about it, and we really shouldn’t express an indication that we want it or like it, because that’s too “unladylike.” It’s frowned upon for us to be sexually confident, aware and open – and in some ways, that’s holding us ba...

Live your bucket list

Live your bucket list

Kaitlyn Noon, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION

I imagine myself laying my eyes on the effortless blend of green, purple, pink and blue that stream across the sky, creating the most beautiful watercolor--the Aurora Borealis. I am the type of person that lives in the world of fantasy, pondering my future and imagining all the exciting experiences to...

There is no key

There is no key

Zac Johnson, Senior Entertainment Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION

I feel stifled; I don’t know why. More like claustrophobic actually. It’s not a good feeling, but then again it’s not a terrible one. Structure makes me claustrophobic, but at least then I have things to do and a schedule laid out. See, at this point in my life I am more free than I have ever b...

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