By Olivia Neilson Let’s face it; driving can be one of the most frustrating activities around. Surely at certain parts of the day, and especially at certain parts of the year, when seasons brand themselves with titles such as the Michigan Winter Vortex. I’m not just referring to annoyances like having to maneuver around city… Read More The Pothole Problem
By Niko Bokos Whatever happened to the good old days where the gym was a great place for a guy or a girl to simply work out or break a sweat? Imagine a society without bros and roidheads taking up mirror space and talking about all of the water weight they excitedly plan to gain… Read More Working Out
Humans are very social creatures (even neckbeards) and game companies know this. Being able to play video games with friends is a huge selling point for many games. This is why the ever-important multi player mode is in pretty much every successful game on the market. Let’s get one thing straight right now. The reason… Read More Listen to Luke: More Players, More Fun
By Adam Klepp In the state of Michigan, if you’re sixteen or older, you are not required by law to wear a seat belt in the backseat of a car. This law is very outdated, dangerous, and needs to be changed as soon as possible. Despite efforts to increase awareness through marketing to teens, the… Read More Safety First
By Maame Boatemaa “Ohana means family and family means no one gets left behind.” These simple words from Lilo and Stitch have lived on for years and hopefully have meaning in our individual lives. It is never easy to be the “new kid on the block” but to be new in a school that claims… Read More One Maple Family?
By Chris Hill “#ForTheRing.” Two years ago this hash tag exploded Seaholm and Groves students twitter timelines from the State Champion Birmingham Unified girl’s lacrosse players expressing their excitement of pursuing and winning the Division 1 state championship over Hartland High School. With hopes of becoming back to back State Champions, the girls set out… Read More Return of the Ring?
Long nights of studying, last minute memorization, and endless anxiety. All of these factors go into the stress of testing. But, what’s the point? After twelve years in Birmingham Public Schools, it has become clear to me that the focus of class is mainly test preparation. While many teachers like to add a life lesson… Read More A Hitch in It: Out with Tests, In with Projects