• Traditional VS Honors Classes

    Traditional VS Honors Classes

    Amy Jacobson, Contributor

    August 21, 2017

    As of 2017, Benjamin Franklin High School is now allowing its students to take traditional classes. This is a whole new idea of teaching. From the beginning of BFHS, only Honors and AP classes have been available to be taken, along with the electives of the student’s choices. Some many say that this...

  • Big Ben to be Silenced Until 2021

    Big Ben to be Silenced Until 2021

    Keegan Robbins, Contributor

    August 21, 2017

    The Great Bell of London's iconic Elizabeth tower, or more commonly, “Big Ben,” is planned to be silenced on Monday, August 21, due to impending repairs. Its final ring will be at 12:00 BST (British Summer Time), until construction is completed, which is projected to take as long as 4 years, and...

  • The Charlottesville Protest

    The Charlottesville Protest

    Shruti Patel, Contributor

    August 21, 2017

    On August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, a protest took place revolving around the removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee, a confederate general in the Civil war. Those against the removal of the statue were people who wanted to defend history, some of which were deemed white supremacists. This...

  • Flash Flood Frantic

    Flash Flood Frantic

    Faith Duey, Contributor

    August 21, 2017

    It’s monsoon season in the state of Arizona, and it has hit hard this year. The flash floods have caused massive road catastrophes, as well as a large amount of damage to surrounding nature, buildings, and civilians. According to ABC15, “On August 13th, there was 2.68 inches of rain,” reported...

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  • Taylor Swift Assault Charges

    Taylor Swift Assault Charges

    Hailey Reynolds, Contributor

    August 18, 2017

    Taylor Swift is making headlines again, but this time it’s not about music. Taylor Swift is an extremely talented musician who has broken records and topped charts, and is recognized as one of the most successful and influential artists in the industry. However, recently she has fallen victim to a...

The Next Generation of Hunchbacks?

The Next Generation of Hunchbacks?

Trina Phan, Contributor

In today's society, students are carrying around loads of supplies in their backpacks, that weigh in at around fifteen to twenty-five pounds. "Teachers sometimes have a load...

August 21, 2017No Comments

2017-2018 NBA Projections

2017-2018 NBA Projections

Cameron Bender, Contributor

This NBA off-season has been one heck of a ride for basketball fans. There have been many shocking trades and free agency pick-ups this summer. The off-season has been especially...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Traditional VS Honors Classes

Traditional VS Honors Classes

Amy Jacobson, Contributor

As of 2017, Benjamin Franklin High School is now allowing its students to take traditional classes. This is a whole new idea of teaching. From the beginning of BFHS, only...

August 21, 2017No Comments

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