The Power of Music

Chantal Elias

May 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

I’m sure many of you are regular recipients of the phrase, “I don’t know how you concentrate with that music blasting.” Turns out, music could exponentially improve your cognitive reasoning and focus. However, the choice ...

Editorial: The role of tradition at BSS

Bronwen Lathrop

February 24, 2017

Filed under Editorial

As we’re all well aware of, this year is the 150th anniversary of BSS. We find ourselves celebrating our school’s history and how far we’ve come since the foundation of our school in 1867.  The concept of tradition is b...

Canada’s failing indigenous assimilation system

Chantal Elias

February 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

At present, it is not a time when one would be critical of our government’s dealings with the Indigenous community in Canada. We have our own Minister of Indigenous and Northern Development, numerous reconciliation committees, and ...

FOR the cellphone policy

FOR the cellphone policy

February 24, 2017

It’s the most stressful time of the year

Amy Lloyd

December 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As holiday break approaches, classes become plagued with evaluations, students are possessed with stress, as well as anxiety, and BSS is no longer a place to learn but instead an environment students fear. Last week this feeling be...

Student Opinions on the US Election

Tess Hargarten

December 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The 2016 American presidential election provided the BSS community with the opportunity to become more politically engaged. Girls who were previously bored by politics, let alone American politics, formed strong opinions around t...

Planned Parenthood

Addy Huth

December 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The night that Donald Trump was elected President of the United States was a pretty traumatic night for me, to say the least. I see myself as a strong advocate of feminism and I make efforts to speak against racism; so when I...

Editorial: A Gullible Generation

Emma Rosenbaum

December 21, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

While the last action-packed month of the US election has come to a close, or an abrupt halt, there is one issue that remains prominent and increasingly relevant in our community. Ironically one that has blown up on the real n...

Editorial: Spectrum Says Goodbye to Print

Bronwen Lathrop and Emma Rosenbaum

November 8, 2016

Filed under Editorial

Journalism is entering a new era. As social media sites are overtaking television and newspapers as the primary source of news for millennials, the switch to an online newspaper was all but inevitable at BSS, and most newspapers for...

BSS Renovation

BSS Renovation

November 8, 2016

Opinion