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Opinion & Politics

Bringing in the Dough

Anya Aidun, Kate Martin and Carter Hanson | Oct 12 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


This past September, the cookie type in the IB Store was changed from chocolate chip to sugar for a short time. Chocolate chip cookies h...

Clique Culture

Patrick Stachniak and Ben Gelderloos | Sep 21 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


The classic depiction of a high school shows a rigid hierarchy, with jocks on top and everyone else beneath them. Such is not the case a...

Stress and Success: The IB Diploma

Cameron Walsh and Emma O'Leary | Sep 16 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


“I decided not to do the diploma because it’s a massive waste of time,” senior Andrew Thorson said about the IB Diplom...

The Definition of "Terrorism"

Arvand Aidun and Ryan Swerdlin | Mar 17 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


Acts of terrorism have become a staple in the news and have been rapidly increasing in size and severity due to terrorist organizations ...

#HashtagActivism: Is It Really Activism?

Michal Olesiak | Mar 9 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


#Kony2012. #BringBackOurGirls. #BlackLivesMatter. Hashtag Activism has developed into a global phenomenon only recently, but has already created a...

Why the Bernie vs. Hillary Meme is Problematic

Cameron Walsh and Melanie Sawyer | Feb 23 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


As a passionate and reasonably educated member of the 2016 electorate, I generally stay informed of the issues that influence the election. Althou...


Evan Derby | Jan 19 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


Internet safety is an important skill to teach the ever-increasing number of young people who use the internet nearly every hour of their life. Ho...

Is Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh Right to Sue President Obama?

Braedon O'Callaghan | Jan 13 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh is a 15 year old from Boulder that is helping James Hansen to sue Obama. Tonatiuh and his group, calling themselves the Eart...

The School Board Candidate Forum

Braedon O'Callaghan | Oct 26 2015 | in Opinion & Politics


In BVSD there is a school board that decides and votes on legislation for the superintendent to carry out, and there is currently a chair on this ...