The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

Activists gather at a rally in Vancouver, Canada on Feb. 26 to protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine deserves more than our performative activism

Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24. In the three months since the war began, Russia has kickstarted the worst refugee crisis in Europe since World War II, killed more than 2,700 civilians — a conservative...

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Future of masks at Burlingame unknown, what to do?

Future of masks at Burlingame unknown, what to do?

Last Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that the indoor mask mandate lift will apply to public schools, though masks are still strongly recommended in classes. It goes into effect on March 12, almost...

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Trump supporters storm the Capitol on Jan. 6 in hopes of stopping the electoral vote.

Perception of Capitol attack warped by life under Trump administration

Watching the photos and news updates roll in as protesters stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday was certainly alarming, but not entirely shocking. Staring at the photos felt like a fever dream: half-naked...

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The trials and tribulations of a Wednesday

This year, our bedrooms have become our classrooms, blurring the lines between personal and academic time and leaving us to redefine who we are as 2D faces on a screen. As winter approaches, we brace...

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Defining our history

We are currently living through a momentous period in worldwide history. With the spread of COVID-19, we have witnessed widespread shutdowns, hysteria, mass quarantines and other unprecedented measures....

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We need to increase communication between the administration, teachers and students in order to foster a closer learning community.

The role of the student body in the slow-turning gears of our school culture

Our school has had more than a few unacceptable incidents in the past years, including vandalism and racist chants. Students are often quick to complain about the lack of administrative involvement regarding...

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Wakeup call: Those school shootings all over the news? They could easily happen here, and we are in denial

Wakeup call: Those school shootings all over the news? They could easily happen here, and we are in denial

On Nov. 14, there was a school shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita that led to the deaths of three students, including the perpetrator. It was the most recent of 45 American school shootings...

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In response to the administration’s sign, students put a meme on the bathroom door of the “administration” saying, “Well boys, we did it. Vaping is no more.”

Potty Talk: Addressing the bathroom crisis on campus

On Aug. 5, our school was tagged by a slew of bigoted graffiti.  We wish we could say this was an isolated incident. We wish we could say we were surprised when we came to school that morning and saw...

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The opposition between liberal and conservative ideas lead to a division in our community.

Duality of Bay Area liberalism and conservative ideas

We live in a bubble. Located right outside San Francisco -- a city known for defining counterculture and acceptance in the past century -- Burlingame appears to be a suburban utopia. San Francisco’s...

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Students participate in BHS Unite Against Hate event

Editorial

On Aug. 5, our school was tagged by a slew of bigoted graffiti.  We wish we could say this was an isolated incident. We wish we could say we were surprised when we came to school that morning and saw...

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