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Five shows to binge watch

Five shows to binge watch

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

January 14, 2020

Right now, teachers are assigning homework left and right, and projects are already due soon. School can be too stressful at times, so here are five shows to binge watch when you need to take a break.   A new addition to Netflix, Lost In Space follows the Robinson family’s journey to a new space colony. Unfortu...

4 Youtubers that push the envelope

4 Youtubers that push the envelope

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

January 14, 2020

Youtube has been a popular video streaming service since 2005. Since the first video was posted by Jawed Karim, the site has allowed creators to post content that fulfills them . . .as long as it falls within the community guidelines (https://www.youtube.com/about/policies/#community-guidelines).  From thi...

Ways to cope with depression or anxiety

Ways to cope with depression or anxiety

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 12, 2019

Depression and anxiety are silent killers of teens today. By 2025, suicide is expected to be the leading cause amongst people ages 10 to 21. Because of family dynamics, costs, and other often unknown factors, people struggling with these disorders are not always able to receive the help they need.   ...

Cling, the new wave at BHS

Cling, the new wave at BHS

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

November 4, 2019

Cling  /kliNG/  Verb, (of a person or animal) hold on tightly to.  From a doodle to the bodies of BHS students, Cling is the new must have brand. Carlos Coronel, Nel Quintanilla, and Mollee McIndoo, seniors, are the minds behind the new school streetwear inspired clothing line.   The brand was establis...

5 Hispanic artists who paved the way

5 Hispanic artists who paved the way

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

October 17, 2019

September 15th to October 15th is Hispanic heritage month. Hispanic culture has been imbedded into many of the things we enjoy daily from food to color TV.   Pop culture especially has been heavily enriched by Hispanic artists, whether that be through music, art, or theater. Here is a list of five His...

From Your Phone Screen to the Big Screen

From Your Phone Screen to the Big Screen

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

April 11, 2019

Since its rise in 2013, Wattpad has been providing young readers with an outlet to read their favorite books for free. Wattpad has also been a place for young writers to get their feet wet and gain a following. Anna Todd, New York Times Bestseller, got her start on the app. In addition to being a published writer...

Prom Makeup 2019

Prom Makeup 2019

Savannah Blades, Reporter

April 9, 2019

It’s that time of year again: PROM! This can be a super exciting time for most Seniors, but at the same time, it can be quite stressful. Most teenagers spend loads of money on makeup and hair for prom.  Instead of spending a small fortune on Prom makeup, why not just do it right at home?  Subtle yet...

The Most Slept on Artists of 2019

The Most Slept on Artists of 2019

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

February 4, 2019

ATEEZ- The new Kpop boy band debuted in October 2018. Previously known under the alias of KQ Fellas, they started their career with songs ‘Pirate King’ and ‘Treasure’. They followed up the singles with their first EP, TREASURE EP.1: All to Zero. In January 2019 they cropped their second EP, Tr...

Sunset Season by Conan Gray Review

Sunset Season by Conan Gray Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 13, 2018

From YouTube to the music scene, Conan Gray is changing what it means to be a young pop artist. Gray began posting on YouTube doing covers and featuring a few of his own songs. In the beginning of 2018, he released his first official song titled Generation Why. After success with his first single, Gray r...

Chase Atlantic: The Future of Alternative

Chase Atlantic: The Future of Alternative

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018

The new wave of social media has brought attention to all types of music. One genre that has been on the rise is Alternative/Indie Rock. One of the many bands leading the charge in the rise of the genre is Chase Atlantic.  Origins and Current Triumphs  The Australian based boy band is made up of brothers Mitchel and Clinton Cave and Ch...

Recently Released Albums

Recently Released Albums

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018

A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships by The 1975: This band released their third and most controversial album. The speak on subjects like police violence, sexuality, and the meaning of love. Released on November 30th, 2018, this album includes singles: Love It If We Made It, Be My Mistake, Sin...

5 Bands You Forgot About

5 Bands You Forgot About

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

November 9, 2018

Bands are a critical part of American music, some of the biggest bands like ACDC have inspired a newer generation of music. Due to their influence, the standard that bands are held to have been amped. Just like solo artists, bands can die out or decide to disband due to creative difference. Here are...