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Top 5 interesting things about Japan


Top 5 interesting things about Japan

By Reina Manabe ToiletsJapan has the best toilets in the world. They have a variety of high technology functions.First, when you walk into a bathroom, a Japanese smart toilet will happily greet you by opening the lid automatically. Right next to the toilet, you will see various strange buttons that you probably have never seen […]

Social media use of teenagers


Social media use of teenagers

By Reina Manabe        Phones are now an essential tool of teen’s life. Research has shown that 95 percent of teens have access to a smartphone and 45 percent say they are online “almost constantly.” Moreover, being a highschooler, I see a lot of students being on their phones in classes so often. What makes teens […]

OPINION: Should year-round schooling be implemented?


OPINION: Should year-round schooling be implemented?

By Amanda Melvin Long summer vacations, days on the beach, swimming in the pool, a carefree three months. This is what most kids love. With year-round school, this break would be significantly shorter.  For those reasons, a year-round school year should not be considered. The most common year-round schedules are the 60/20 model and the […]

Mama Mia Pizzeria


Mama Mia Pizzeria

By Samuel Blazier Looking for a perfect slice of pizza? Pizzeria Lola is the place to go. “A pizza slice a day keeps sadness away,” said Jet Pascal. If you’re looking for the perfect slice of pizza in order to bring out your happiness, there’s only one place you can find it: Pizzeria Lola. I’ve […]

What’s for munch?


What’s for munch?

By Carson Bollinger Batavia High School students and their love for food really shows. From best to worst, we go through the best meal options for students. Sandwich Bar The sandwich bar is easily BHS students’ favorite lunch option because of the quality of the sandwiches. Sandwiches are normally served with turkey, lettuce, tomatoes, and […]

Batavia small businesses: Small but mighty


Batavia small businesses: Small but mighty

By Ava Curran, Faith Borre, Amanda Melvin https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AE23K2qOqB1_pgxJ_dH71rmmibGpB753/view?usp=sharing

Review: ‘Redeeming Love’ – a sloppy adaptation of a Christian love story


Review: ‘Redeeming Love’ – a sloppy adaptation of a Christian love story

By Isabelle Konopacki While most movies cost around $65 to 100 million to make, Redeeming Love only cost around $3 million. After watching the movie I think they could have put more money into the writing and developing the plot rather than on getting the rights to some country song that played loudly in the […]

REVIEW: ‘Uncharted’ a classic treasure hunt movie


Tom Holland/Nate Drake

By Sarah Sinovich The new Tom Holland movie Uncharted came out ten days ago on Feb. 18 and it was quite the cookie-cutter treasure hunt movie. This movie was based on the PlayStation video game Uncharted, so it already had a cult-following and historic storytelling records in the gaming community. The Uncharted movie has brought […]

REVIEW: There’s a reason Wordle is the new online sensation


REVIEW: There’s a reason Wordle is the new online sensation

By Ronni Gustin Wordle gives you a five-letter word to guess but is it a five-star game? The new online game “Wordle” has taken the internet by storm. Created by Josh Wardle in June of 2021  originally as a fun game for his girlfriend and him to play, but released to the public in October […]

REVIEW: Outer Wilds expansion is a breathtaking experience


REVIEW: Outer Wilds expansion is a breathtaking experience

By Eli Balisi This review will contain minor spoilers for the video game Outer Wilds and its expansion, Echoes of the Eye. Playing Outer Wilds for the first time is the best experience I have ever had with a video game. Exploring a vibrant, ever-in-motion solar system and unraveling mysteries was an unforgettable adventure. To […]