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Staff Editorial: The traveling inequality

Staff Editorial: The traveling inequality

The Express Staff

November 20, 2019

In some elective programs at BVNW, there are opportunities for students to travel abroad as a way to experience their interests in an entirely new setting and culture. Whether it’s traveling to London with the band, Rome for Latin class or a trek across Europe with the art department, the programs...

Staff Editorial: Deadly addiction

Staff Editorial: Deadly addiction

The Express Staff

November 18, 2019

The latest reports of vape-related deaths and health issues have exposed the risk e-cigarette users are taking. It’s more important than ever to put an end to this trend. A little bit of fun is not worth dying for. Recently, six vape-related deaths have been reported across the U.S., including one...

The future is now

The future is now

December 13, 2018

Let’s face it: our older generations have screwed us over. While our generation isn’t the main contributor to climate change, it’s up to us to fix it. Despite how daunting solving our changing climate will be, we only have a short period of time to fix it before it’s too late. If we decide not...

We are not the enemy

September 19, 2018

Throughout his campaign and presidency, President Trump has called the media “fake news” and invited his followers to do the same. On a visit to KC this past summer, he pointed to reporters and called them “the enemy of the people.” But we are not the enemy. In the past, our staff has sought t...

A more connected advisory

February 27, 2018

In an average advisory class, most students are disengaged, on their phones and waiting for the 25-minute period to pass. Many graduate not fully knowing the peers they have spent four years with in advisory, which is not acceptable. Principal Amy Murphy said advisory was created to teach students...

Our proposal for new learning spaces

Our proposal for new learning spaces

December 13, 2017

Principal Amy Murphy is in discussion with District Office to begin removing lockers either over the summer or during the 2018-19 school year. The administration has a tentative plan to turn the freshman, sophomore and senior locker areas into flexible learning spaces. These spaces would be alternatives to having...

It starts with StuGo

It starts with StuGo

October 31, 2017

StuGo recently dealt with the ongoing complaints about students not being allowed to wear hats in school. It got the new rule approved by the administration, under which students can wear school-appropriate hats in all classrooms unless otherwise designated by the teacher as a hat-free zone. The student...

Diversity: More than black and white

Diversity: More than black and white

February 4, 2016

In our recent issue of The Express, BVNW community members reflect on their experiences as racial minorities. With the diversity assembly tomorrow, the newspaper staff stresses the importance of not only recognizing where diversity exists at BVNW but also understanding the stories under the surface.

Careful consideration needed for dress code change

Careful consideration needed for dress code change

September 7, 2015

Protesting for change is often a necessary right guaranteed by our Constitution, but it must be done correctly in order to create a positive response. Many BVNW students hope to see the school’s dress code altered so students can wear styles that show their shoulders. Tomorrow’s dress code protest...

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