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SWUN Math: friend or foe?

September 28, 2018

A Letter to Student Body

February 12, 2018

A note to the students of Burlingame:Positivity is the mode by which humans conduct the most fulfilling, rewarding lives. In positive environments, empathy flourishes and happiness is abundant.More than ever, the Burlingame c...

College Board’s monopoly takes advantage of students

November 26, 2017

The College Board has adopted an indispensable role in high schools and the college application process. For many Burlingame High School students, the month of May is a frenzied cycle of crash courses, practices tests an...

The permeable 4th amendment in schools

Darrion Chen

November 26, 2017

Despite belief that students’ privacy at school is protected by the 4th Amendment, students at school have few to no rights guaranteed by the 4th Amendment according to state, district and school policy. “There is confus...

Is television really in a “Golden Age”?

James Lowdon

May 1, 2017

The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, House of Cards—all of these shows have millions of followers and have influenced our culture at BHS immensely. The television industry as a whole is experiencing a multitude of successful shows an...

Californians should not be declaring the drought over

February 17, 2017

California’s winter season has brought an abundance of rain to the state. As a result, storms, floods and excessive snow build up have barraged Californians, but many are hopeful that the influx of rain will help alleviate the...

Why Cheating is So Widespread

December 16, 2016

According the Stanford University's academic cheating statistics, 86 percent of high school students have admitted to cheating several times throughout their high school career. With such a high percentage, it can be easy to wonder...

Misplaced fears undermine the realities of rape culture

December 10, 2016

Parents have recently become afraid for their sons to go to college because of an increasing “outbreak” of sexual assault accusations. They are afraid that their sons will be falsely accused of sexual assault and it will not...

Living in the Hunting Ground

December 8, 2016

On December 7, 2012, Florida State University freshman Erica Kinsman found herself in the emergency room, being administered a rape kit. That night, Kinsman reported an incident of sexual assault to the police. Weeks later, she...

BHS has a problem: A bird problem

Jaswinder Chandra

December 8, 2016

Imagine yourself sitting at one of Burlingame High School’s coveted lunch spots- the outdoor benches and picnic tables- when suddenly you feel a plop. You’ve been pooped on. In horror, you realize that you have become a victim...

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