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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Benefits of spending time outdoors

Lily Page, Managing Editor December 6, 2016

On a Sunday morning at Purisima Creek, sunlight streams through a mossy forest. With homework, sports, and other extracurricular activities, many students have difficulty finding time to decompress....

Rent Control Initiative Sparks Controversy

November 2, 2016

On November 8, Burlingame residents will vote on Measure R, a rent control initiative whose stated purpose would be “controlling excessive rent increases and arbitrary evictions to the greatest extent...

Empowering Women Through Discussion

October 14, 2016

With growing support for women’s rights movements across the nation, it is no surprise that teens at Burlingame feel passionate about the issue. In fact, at Burlingame High School, we have our very own...

Larger student body does not concern administration

October 2, 2016

There has been a sharp increase in the student population at Burlingame High School this year. According to data from the San Mateo Union High School District, BHS experienced a 65 student increase in...

Right to Die

April 27, 2016

For California residents suffering from a terminal illness, this spring will mark the final step in their journey toward gaining the right to die via a lethal dose of medication. Governor Jerry...

The future of travel is here

April 5, 2016

Often times we watch science fiction movies set in the future and wonder when our world will reach a point where flying cars are an ordinary part of life. It appears that “the future” we all picture...

The Best Restaurants to continue the fun after Winter Formal

Jaswinder Chandra January 22, 2016

Although the Back to the Hiller Winter Formal goes from 8-11 p.m., the excitement is not over when the dance ends.  Many attendants choose to go out to restaurants after the dance is over, the most popular...

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