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OPINION: The Trouble with Legalizing Marijuana

Sydney Kremer, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

On May 26th of 2019, Governor J.B Pritzker signed a bill to legalize marijuana in the state of Illinois. This law will go into effect on January 1st, 2020. Illinois will be the 11th state to legalize marijuana.  Consumers over ...

New Security Team Strives To Motivate Students

Zane Ortega, Managing Editor

October 27, 2019

In order to improve the overall safety of BBCHS and its students, a new security team, comprised of former safety monitors as well as some new recruits, is ready to provide a sense of safety in addition to providing help to s...

OPINION: Autonomous Cars Endanger Transportation

Zane Ortega, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

When you begin to think about the future, what comes to mind? Flying cars, time machines, robots, and computers are the first things that one begins to think about the future. Although some of these ideas are mostly seen in the sc...

Why Equal Access Restrooms Are So Important

Emery Hajek, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

As of June 2018, eighteen states and the District of Columbia adopted laws which prohibit discrimination against transgender individuals in public spaces in employment, housing, and public accommodations (via Media Matters). Yet, the f...

Black History Month and Its Significance

Gia Jesse-Rasinskis, Managing Editor

February 27, 2019

  February is often seen as the dreaded month in which Valentine’s Day occurs, a fruitless celebration and an excuse to buy heart-shaped boxes. During this month one very real, and very incredible celebration, often overlooked, ...

March Madness: NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview – South Region

Ryan Fravel, Sports Editor

March 19, 2018

The NCAA Tournament has started and the madness has already kicked off, as two big upsets yesterday caused busted brackets early in the competition. The #11 Seed Loyola-Chicago Ramblers upset the #6 Seeded Miami Hurricanes as t...

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February 14, 2018

Testing 1, 2, 3… the Scoop on Soundcheck

Michael Garcia, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

Hearing issues severely impact many people's life, and dealing with it can be a heinous process for many. Luckily their are numerous ways for those suffering to get help and support, this is exactly what Soundcheck hopes to achiev...

Technology and BBCHS: Friends or Foes?

Gia Jesse-Rasinskis, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

BBCHS is a school of functionality and opportunities, offering some of the most up-to-date educational tools there are. However, as technology spreads through schools and their classrooms, the more it affects educators and studen...

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