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How San Francisco’s free community college is changing views on public education

May 5, 2017

The City College of San Francisco is offering free tuition in the fall of 2017 following the five-year accreditation crisis. In the fall of 2017, San Francisco will be the first city in the country...

Marci Bowers: the pioneer surgeon next door

May 1, 2017

Dr. Marci Bowers is a pelvic and gynecologic surgeon who has performed 1600 gender reassignment surgeries, 400 hysterectomies, and thousands of other surgeries throughout her decades-long career. She...

Giving a voice to LGBTQ+ students

Lily Page, Managing Editor April 21, 2017

Today, April 21, is the Day of Silence, so named because students vow to remain silent throughout the day in solidarity with LGBTQ+ students bullied into silence. As this day approaches, students across...

San Mateo Public Library to host first ever Club Gala

March 24, 2017

Throughout the year, clubs have several opportunities to showcase their organization on campus such as Club Fair Week and the International Cultural Fair. This year, the Burlingame Public Library is providing...

Burlingame’s Cheating Epidemic

March 21, 2017

Cheating in high schools is nothing new. It has been going on since schooling began. But at Burlingame, students and teachers alike believe that cheating is more rampant than ever. “Cheating at...

The “Little” Preview for Letters to Sala

March 20, 2017

Juniors Logan Turner and Halle Friedberg after their Sunday performance of the spring play. From Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 12, BHS actors and crewmembers presented Letters to Sala, a remarkable...

Opening Doors Club extends help to local homeless youth

Christopher Hu March 7, 2017

The Opening Doors Club, a group of students concerned about the economic struggles of the many young people in the Bay Area, raised more than $1200 for homeless youth at Covenant House California in...

Distinguished Scientist J. Craig Venter Shares His Success Story

Distinguished Scientist J. Craig Venter Shares His Success Story

Christopher Hu February 28, 2017

Genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter gives a presentation to the community at Mills High School. Mills High School alumnus J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., founder and CEO of the non-profit genomic research organization...

Robotics team preps for STEAMworks competition

James Lowdon, Senior Reporter February 21, 2017

The robotics team is working hard on their robot, "Emily", their entry for this year's FIRST STEAMworks challenge. The BHS Robotics team’s build season has begun, and around 70 members of the robotics...

Huyana Mumby joins other Native Americans in protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline

February 17, 2017

Protestors line along Lake Oahe, North Dakota to block the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. At the time this photo was taken, videos surfaced showing officers firing rubber bullets, deploying...

K(no)w Limits aims to break down social barriers

February 14, 2017

The Student Impact Team hosted the annual bonding event, kNOw Limits, on February 11th from 1 - 9 p.m. in the gym. The event began more than twenty years ago as a form for students to express and...

Holocaust Survivor Helen Farkas’ Speech

Lily Page, Managing Editor February 13, 2017

Sophomore Adriel Malagon speaks to Helen Farkas during the Q&A after her speech. On Wednesday, February 1, Holocaust survivor Helen Farkas gave a moving speech about her survival and escape from...

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