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‘One size fits all’ approach to punishment not working

How Restorative Justice can fix the school-to-prison pipeline
Iman Suleman, Copy Editor June 4, 2021

The children are our future. They are our posterity. Their childhood experiences will determine what they do later in life. Kids need guidance. They need direction. And without that, the chances of them...

Senior Abby McMorris at a souvenir shop in Disney Springs. She found Mickey ears as a graduation hat and found it fitting to pose for a picture. (Photo credit to Abby

‘I really enjoyed Disney. Pandemic or not, it’s one of my favorite places to be.’ 

Abby McMorris, Reporter June 4, 2021

A maskless, crowded paradise.  That’s what Disney was like for me in 2019. Last time I went to Disney World before the pandemic, if anyone would have told me what it would be like the next...

My mom, Tawnya, and my dad, James.

Thoughts from a biracial girl: ‘Being biracial is its own identity’

Rory Schoech, Reporter June 4, 2021

Sometimes I forget who I am. I’m biracial. My dad is white and my mom is black. Though, most people wouldn’t really be able to tell unless I told them because I don’t look it. I am what is...

Dogecoin receives more attention by prospective investors through the world and senior Johnny Garibay wants Bellaire students to learn more about it.

Dogecoin on the loose and to the moon

Senior shares investing advice for cryptocurrency
Juan (Johnny) Garibay, Business Manager June 4, 2021

Disclaimer: I am NOT a financial advisor. Do not make any investing decisions based on me or this article. Your investing decisions should come from you.  What could have potentially made me $9,500? A...

A Spicy Chicken Sandwich from Verdine.

My favorite vegan restaurants in Houston

Angelina Pascali, Entertainment Editor May 28, 2021

Lady Gaga may not have an issue with strutting along the red carpet in a dress made of raw beef, but a whopping 9.7 million Americans have an issue with wearing and eating any kind of animal products. Following...

Iman receives mail from colleges almost daily showcasing their programs and campus life.

Are summer college programs worth it? Look closely.

Iman Suleman, Copy Editor May 28, 2021

It all started with an email. “Illuminate Your Future This Summer with BU’s Pre-College Programs” the email said. The school highlighted its many programs tailored toward high school students...

Learning via video call has had unexpected effects on students. Oftentimes, students experience a lack of connection between their peers and an overwhelming sense of anxiety.

From Zoom breakouts to Zoom burnouts: how to relieve digital exhaustion

Sonya Kulkarni, News Editor May 27, 2021

Toward the end of last year, a tweet from Buzzfeed trends editor Delia Cai became a web sensation. To some, this joke may seem remarkably relatable.  Over a year into the pandemic, we seem to be...

Senior Ben Finley heads up to bat against Lamar High School.

Senior-heavy roster leads baseball to district championship

Eli Cowan, Sports Editor May 27, 2021

Heading into the 2021 season, most who followed our baseball team closely expected huge years from some of the top seniors on the roster. Seniors Caden Biedermann, Will Russo, and Parker Smith, among others,...

Sophomore Sara Wolf and her trip-mates congregate on a small island attached to the evening's campsite. They play Egyptian Rat Slap (ERS) and War with a deck of cards while they wait for the sun to set.

My experience paddling through the Canadian wilderness

Sara Wolf, Reporter May 26, 2021

I watch the glowing pink and orange water grasp onto my paddle and then glide into a swirly blur. As I continue to progress across the center of the lake, crossing the border between Canada and the United...

Sophomore Aniket Panicker sleeps on the couch as the mini-artic freeze reaches its peak. He is covered in three layers of blankets and is shivering as the room temperature hits a low of 52 degrees Fahrenheit.

Sophomore shares chilling story of three days without power

Aniket Panicker, Opinions Editor May 26, 2021

I was excited. On Feb.14, a cold chill swept through me as I sat on my gray couch watching an episode of “The Dragon Prince”. “Finally, it’s starting to get cold, I thought as my excitement had...

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