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Advisory needs a fix, not a purge

Uzor Awuzie, Student Life Editor

January 9, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Teachers and administrators are trying to figure out what to do with advisory. The 30 minutes of class time after first period has become famous for how much it is hated.  But is advisory really as bad as students make it seem...

Women face inequalities in sports

Jazzy Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Women face unequal treatment and pay in sports. In almost all professional tournaments, female athletes are paid a fraction of what their male counterparts make. This disparity appears in early on. According to the American Association...

Teachers undervalued, and need bigger raises

Bear Witness Editors, Editors

October 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Yearbook and photo teacher Lisa Pimental. Science teacher Marie Pink. Both were invaluable teachers loved by their students who have left Branham due in the last year due to rising living costs and a low salary. In order to ...

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October 1, 2018

Santa Fe shooting – How did you respond?

Aaron Deans, Online Editor

June 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Board

Anmol Dhaka (junior) Given the amount of shootings that are happening recently, I was not surprised. Of course, I’m devastated and a bit annoyed that the shootings keep happening, but it didn’t come off as a shock to me,...

Increasing celebrity involvement in politics

Shlok Gore, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, News, Opinion, World News

Rapper Kanye West recently made waves by saying that slavery is a choice. Basketball star LeBron James was told to “shut up and dribble” after criticizing President Donald Trump. Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel openly opposed the...

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