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OPINION: ‘I just want to sleep.’

OPINION: ‘I just want to sleep.’

Why BHS should start school later By Lylah Jakubiak This school year, BHS has accumulated almost a week’s worth of E-learning and snow days. As a result, many students ended up sleeping in during this time. Now back in school, some students are beginning to question the 7:35 start time, wishing for their morning sleep […]

OPINON: Since Mahomes, Chiefs won the Super Bowl, will he now be considered the greatest quarterback of all time?


OPINON: Since Mahomes, Chiefs won the Super Bowl, will he now be considered the greatest quarterback of all time?

By Eva Holzl Patrick Mahomes, now onto his fourth Super Bowl appearance, has already made history by becoming the youngest quarterback to start in four Super Bowl games. This is the most in NFL (National Football League) history.  Only 28 years old, Mahomes has now three Super Bowl wins in the six seasons being a […]

OPINION: The Politics of Gen Z


OPINION: The Politics of Gen Z

By Bryant Grizzell In our country’s increasingly polarizing society, a new generation of voters is emerging. Gen Z is the latest generation to enter the polling booth, bringing with them a complex dynamic of personal ideology. This year’s election is set to be the most competitive in history, being the first time that two former […]

OPINION: ‘I just want to sleep.’


OPINION: ‘I just want to sleep.’

Why BHS should start school later By Lylah Jakubiak This school year, BHS has accumulated almost a week’s worth of E-learning and snow days. As a result, many students ended up sleeping in during this time. Now back in school, some students are beginning to question the 7:35 start time, wishing for their morning sleep […]

NEWS: Video students anxiously awaiting MMEA Film Festival


NEWS: Video students anxiously awaiting MMEA Film Festival

By Sunnove Carlson Coming up on April 26th is this year’s Midwest Media Education Association (MMEA) Film Festival, offering a platform for the students enrolled in video production classes all across the Midwest Chicago area. MMEA is a program for film study students to go up against other kids in their area in a friendly […]

Top 5 Super Bowls


Top 5 Super Bowls

By Jackson Ketelsen Super Bowl LVIII, which pits the Kansas City Chiefs against the San Francisco 49ers, is less than a week away on Sunday, Feb. 11. Here are my top five Super Bowls ever. 5. Super Bowl XLVII with the Baltimore Ravens playing the San Francisco 49ers. This one is at two because of […]

Cybertruck finally released


Cybertruck finally released

By Jaydin Pini Tesla finally delivered its Cybertrucks, but it was very delayed. The great “Cyber Beast” truck made 845 horsepower, reaching speeds of 60 mph in just 2.6 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph at 6,843. The great truck started deliveries on Nov. 30, 2023. But people wonder why it has taken […]

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” TV Show – Why the hype?


“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” TV Show – Why the hype?

By Zahra Ahmad The Percy Jackson books are a fantasy series of novels inspired by Greek mythology written by author Rick Riordan. The books quickly took off with over 180 million copies sold! The series was even translated into over 37 different languages.  These books were later adapted into films which received much criticism from […]

Top 5 things to do in Batavia during the summer.


Top 5 things to do in Batavia during the summer.

By Eva Holzl Batavia is a smaller town which means the activities to do in the summer are more limited compared to other towns in the area. But this doesn’t mean there is absolutely nothing to do. Here is a list of the top five summer activities in Batavia.  The first and most popular thing […]

10 best places to visit in Batavia: BHS student-approved list


10 best places to visit in Batavia: BHS student-approved list

Covering 10 square miles, Batavia has various shops, restaurants, and perfect day-trip spots for a fun afternoon. While it may seem daunting to pick just a few things to do, this list took input straight from local Batavia students to shine a spotlight on the top 10 best places to visit in Batavia. Funway Funway […]

Exploring the Possibilities of Human Potential


Exploring the Possibilities of Human Potential

By Bryant Grizzell Just over a month ago, Japan’s air and space association JAXA launched a lunar lander which touched down on the moon’s surface. Although not everything in the mission had gone to plan, the fact that a soft landing on the moon’s surface was made solidified their position as one of the enterprising […]