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Make-Up: The Pleasure to Please

October 8, 2012

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By Ciara Daniel When girls enter high school for the first time, many are confronted by the pressure to please and to fulfill the requirements for perfection established by modern society. Many girls feel that they have to live...

Florence + The Machine’s Dazzling Concert

October 8, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

There was a goddess in Mountain View the night of October 5. With her fiery red hair, powerful green eyes, and of course, her entrancing, melodious voice, it was no wonder her face never left the enormous screen. The captivating...

Toddlers and Tiaras

September 10, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Shirin Bansal TLC’s hit series Toddlers and Tiaras, which first aired in 2009, deals with the concept of pre-adolescent beauty pageantry, a tradition in many parts of the United States in which   1 to 12 year-olds are dressed in over-the-top and oftentimes risque costumes b...

Body Modification: A Fad to Pass

June 8, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Jessica Stephenson Fashion and appearance can be important for many different reasons.  We use our looks in our everyday lives to try and express ourselves, and let others know who we are.  Often times people who prefer the same sense of style flock together.  Freedom of self-expression i...

Why is the Girl’s Bathroom So Disgusting?

October 31, 2011

Filed under Branham News, Opinion

By Alexandra Mason I think we can all agree that the ladies room next to the office is currently a mess. Branham's girls have been complaining that it needs to be renovated immediately! All the stalls are on the verge of collapsing....

We Want Your Opinion…

October 31, 2011

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Two-thirds of countries have abolished the death penalty. The U.S., however, still retains the death penalty. Should the U.S. keep the death penalty? [polldaddy poll=5617484]...

Littering in the New Quad

October 19, 2011

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By Alicia Carrasco During the summer of 2011, the Campbell Union High School District paid for Branham to have a brand new quad. However it is only the second month of school, and the quad is already trashed. The students and...

iOpener: Our generation gets a wake up call

October 13, 2011

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By Kylie Madson As American writer Kurt Vonnegut once said, “True terror is to wake up one morning and discover your high school class is running the country.”  Inevitably, this nightmare becomes reality for all of us. But...

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