By Ana-Chrysa Maravelias On Thursday April 25, 2019, in the empty eighth grade science lab, an interview was conducted. Mr. Swanson, dressed in a blue and white plaid shirt over which he wore a BB&N sweatshirt sat down to be asked about leaving from the school as of the Summer of 2019. There were an … Continue reading A Bittersweet Farewell to Mr. Swanson
By Shane McCauley On one of the countless rainy days the Boston area endured this spring, I sat down to conference with my advisor, Ms. Brooks, like I do during most weeks. The only difference was that this time, I would be asking her questions, instead of vice versa. The LLC, which was typically becoming … Continue reading Middle School Librarian, Ms. Brooks, Reflects on Her Time at the MS
By Max Boesch-Powers Since the late twentieth century, Mr. Rogers has been teaching at BB&N with the same enthusiasm, charisma, and obliging spirit he brings into work today. He arrived in 1974, just a half year after the merger between Buckingham School (f. 1889) and Browne & Nichols School (f.1883). As to why he became … Continue reading A Sad Day in the Neighborhood. Mr. Rogers Says Goodbye.
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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
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
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?
Reviewed by Ana-Chrysa Maravelias I’LL GIVE YOU THE SUN by Jandy Nelson Over the read-a-thon at the middle school, I read the book “I’ll give you the Sun,” by Jandy Nelson. It is about two twins, Jude and Noah, who try to make their way through their teenage lives. The beginning of the story is … Continue reading I’ll Give You the Sun, by Jandy Nelson
By Shane McCauley The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, stated on Twitter that Puerto Rico has not been able to spend “a single dollar of the money already appropriated by Congress.” In a related tweet, Rossello went on to plead that “[Puerto Rico] is home to over 3 million proud Americans that are still … Continue reading Puerto Rico Still Not Receiving Aid
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