The Green New Deal Is Starting a Fire

By Antonella Catanzaro The Green New Deal is a congressional resolution that has been making waves. It proposes drastic measures to cut carbon emissions while creating jobs and helping the economy in the process. The resolution was proposed by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts in February. The proposal … Continue reading The Green New Deal Is Starting a Fire

Who’s in the Race? 2020 Presidential Candidates

By Max Boesch Powers Republican Party: Donald Trump: Donald Trump is the current President of the United States and was elected in 2016. He formerly hosted the reality tv show, “The Apprentice” because of his real estate mogul reputation. Trump’s main focuses as president have been immigration, infrastructure, the military, and the economy.  Quote: “we … Continue reading Who’s in the Race? 2020 Presidential Candidates

What Is Drama Fest?

By Isabella-Marie Selden The Drama Festival is an annual acting competition between multiple schools in Massachusetts. Each school chooses a play to perform and bring to the festival. The festival is held at one of the schools in Massachusetts, and the day consists of watching performances and performing. On Saturday, April 27th, BB&N Drama Fest … Continue reading What Is Drama Fest?

The Harvard Admissions Lawsuit & A Brief History of Affirmative Action in The United States

By Alexandra Kluzak Affirmative action in the United States has been challenged in several high profile court cases since it was enacted in 1961, and today it comes under fire yet again, this time by a group of Asian American students suing Harvard University for allegedly discriminating against them and rejecting them for their race. … Continue reading The Harvard Admissions Lawsuit & A Brief History of Affirmative Action in The United States

The College Admissions Scandal

By Max Boesch-Powers Recently, an admissions scandal has rocked the high stakes world of a college education. Coaches and test administrators representing various colleges accepted bribes from top-tier lawyers, actors, company executives and other American elite in exchange for a highly sought after college education. Bribes ranged from $15,000 to $75,000 for a professional test-taker … Continue reading The College Admissions Scandal