Best holidays in the U.S.
By Reina Manabe Holidays are always people’s favorite things. You usually get a day off and get enough time to spend your precious time with your favorite people instead of going to work or studying. In the United States, there are 11 annual U.S. federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. […]
REVIEW: Limestone Coffee and Tea delivers great drinks and food and a cozy atmosphere
by Ellie Carter Limestone Coffee and Tea is a lovely cafe with delicious beverages and snacks and a cozy, quiet atmosphere. This women-owned small business is located in the middle of downtown Batavia and features a variety of coffees, teas, smoothies, juices, steamers, and small breakfast options. This means that even if you aren’t a […]
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
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?
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￼
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?
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
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
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
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 […]