A Year of Virtual Learning Reveals What to Preserve for In-Person School
Thursday, May 13, 2021 The second installment of a series on what we can keep from distance learning discusses preserving the shorter school day and the term system.
Instagram Should Remove Like and Follower Numbers to Improve Users’ Mental Health
Friday, March 26, 2021 The social media app has danced around the idea for years, and never fully committed. It’s time to remove the quantitative aspects of the app, releasing users from the damaging sense of competition.
Vaccination Guide: What You Need to Know
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 The Jacket has compiled relevant information about the COVID-19 vaccines, ranging from how to sign up now to what you can expect afterwards.
How Are Students at Neighboring High Schools Navigating Distance Learning?
Monday, February 8, 2021 Different public high schools’ variations on the term system and hugely differing homework loads have created common challenges for all students.
Early Decision Process Proves Tedious, Yet Extremely Rewarding
Thursday, January 21, 2021 As students who applied to college through Early Decision begin to receive their acceptance letters, they reflect on the stress and pride that comes hand in hand with this long process.
Parasocial Relationships: Helpful or Harmful? It’s Complicated
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 While there are benefits to increased connection through social media, parasocial relationships between young people and online influencers are not an acceptable replacement for true friendship.
Disney’s New Advisory on Racist Films: A Good Marketing Decision Fails to Make Real Change
Thursday, November 19, 2020 Today, anti-racist sentiments are used by companies to appear trendy and woke. It’s no coincidence that Disney chose this moment to tack their “racism is bad'' hot take onto their old films.
‘A Life On Our Planet’ Sends Message of Urgency and Hope about Climate Crisis
Saturday, October 31, 2020 David Attenborough explains how certain solutions will not only prevent a sixth mass extinction event on Earth, but also improve our current lives.
Identity-Based Support Groups Would Benefit the Broader Student Body
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS) has created safe spaces for students of common identities, like Latinx and female students, which provide support and comfort within BHS.
Fires and Smoke Will Have a Long Term Impact on BHS
Saturday, October 3, 2020 Smoke from California's wildfire season poses challenges to both the mental and physical health of students and administration.
Arts Institutions Devise Creative Ways to Stay Afloat Amid Financial Hardship
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Without ticket revenue due to COVID-19, local theaters and museums face a grim economic reality. These organizations have taken unique measures to keep their art alive.
The Future of Performing Arts Classes at BHS is Virtual
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 The annual, or biannual, showcases done by performing arts classes at BHS are prime examples of our school spirit and culture. How do staff and students plan to keep this spirit alive digitally?
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