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Latest: June 2019
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The Price Our Teachers Pay
Boston is one of the most expensive cities in the U.S., and it’s catching up with the teachers.
BuildBPS Will Implement Green Buildings, Plan For Future of Boston Education
BuildBPS a “living plan”, meaning it is still being written and revised using community feedback, which allows the community to play a role in this process.
Man of Steel Is More Than Muscle
For a more hopeful and likeable interpretation of the last son of Krypton, we must dig deeper into his mythos.
The Perks of Being a Speedcuber
I still see the benefits of speedcubing in my life.
The LGBTQ+ Lexicon
Each word in the queer lexicon tells its own story.
“Tsurune” Hits a Bullseye
“Tsurune” simultaneously explores the light heartedness of high school life and the worries of an adolescent teen struggling with insecurity.
Don't Miss List: March 2019
Chemical Reactions: A Reflection on the Impact of My Chemical Romance
Even though they’re dead and gone, MCR’s memory will carry on.
“Detective Pikachu”: Maybe We Don’t Need to Catch ‘Em All
I could not help but be disappointed by a film that, despite having so much potential, drops the ball faster than my Golisopod using Aqua Jet.
Hit the Books and Not the Backwoods
You gotta make change.
What about the emotions we hide?
A long, long time ago, we the human beings on earth had a narcissistic moon.
If I can’t deal with my own, how can I deal with yours?
You see her. but all she sees are your lies.
The society was better off because of their development.
You came into my life, then quickly exited.
“Bro, is your Bobby robot acting weird?”
Frandy Baez Mejia
Electric Projector Nervous
The robot brought her some water, and she started to type her message on her Hologram Machine.
Hoda Hassan Abdi
The Invisible Lens
With this advanced technology called the invisible lens, I will be able to see if a person is really innocent or a criminal.
Maroua Malak Beddal
Barred from the Workplace: Criminal Records Complicate the Job Search
The system is very unforgiving when it comes to criminal records.
One Teen's Warning Against Alcohol Abuse
Alcoholism can also negatively affect a teenager’s self esteem, their bond with their parents and their performance in school.
Meet the Protectors of the Parklands
We don’t necessarily recognize the efforts of wildlife preservers in the city.
Calling a Foul on Soccer’s Sexist Wage Gap
A new era is just starting, and there must be equality for both men and women in sports.
Reusable Bags? Totes Worth It.
A majority of stores in Boston have replaced their plastic bags with paper bags, and you have to pay at least 10 cents to use one.
The Equity Issue: A Reassessment of Affirmative Action is Long Overdue
If different groups of people aren’t equally set up to succeed, the impact of diversity is only nominal.
Voting Rights for Teens Are Long Overdue
With teens in the voting booth, politicians would have to start consistently considering our interests and the issues that affect our lives.
In Defense of Middle Schools
Middle schools offer comfort, adjustment time, and increased focus for their students.
Just For Fun
Flirting or Fighting? Say it With Flowers
This spring, head to your local flower shop and buy a unique bouquet.
Let It Pour
Your guide to beating one of the rainiest months of the year.