Weekend Events! El Dia de los Muertos celebrations in Boise, 2013. Image credit: www.idahopress.com
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Holidiversity

With Christmas break fast approaching, anticipation of the festivities is arising. Tree decorating, pie baking, gift wrapping, light hanging, and caroling are clouding the minds of many individuals. This particular sensation of Christmas is not for everyone however. By delving into the lives and religions of various individuals, one will discover the diversity that exists in cultural tradition and celebration, […]

Arts & Entertainment G-eazy, Boise will “Remember You”

G-eazy, Boise will “Remember You”

Fistfights, blaring music, and a sweaty room filled with hundreds of people… Seems like an average Sunday night, right? Okay, maybe a crazy night for normal people, but that’s just another night for Bay Area rapper G-eazy. Gerald Gillium, better known as G-eazy, launched his tour From the Bay to the Universe, finally making a stop in Boise. Accompanied by […]

Sports Deflated Dreams

Deflated Dreams

Many have recently heard about the scandal surrounding the New England Patriots going into Super Bowl 49.  D’Qwell Jackson, Colts defensive back, intercepted a ball thrown by Patriots QB Tom Brady, and returned to the sideline saying that the ball felt flat. They are facing ridicule for it from the public and from the NFL. Many believe that they should […]

Featured Cover Artist Crazy Diamonds Max Winters Cover Artist

Crazy Diamonds Max Winters Cover Artist

Crazy Diamonds The November issue displays yet another breathtaking piece of artwork, this time by Max Winters, a talented junior here at BHS. He describes his style as being abstract, stating, “I definitely favor realism, I’ve never been much of a fan of cartoony art.” His chosen piece, which he named “Crazy Diamonds” was chosen because of the intricate detail […]

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Deflated Dreams
Sports

Deflated Dreams

Many have recently heard about the scandal surrounding the New England Patriots going into Super Bowl 49.  D’Qwell Jackson, Colts defensive back, intercepted a ball thrown by Patriots QB Tom Brady, and returned to the sideline saying that the ball felt flat. They are facing ridicule for it from the public and from the NFL. Many believe that they should […]

Open Campus

To Pre or Not to Pre

In a recent turn of events, Butch Otter has declared preschool to be a “personal choice”. Now, preschool isn’t required and children can go straight to kindergarten once they’re old enough. And though it’s hard for kids to remember what exactly went on in their preschool, it supplies vital social and learning skills. A child, especially one without siblings, has […]

Holidiversity
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Holidiversity

With Christmas break fast approaching, anticipation of the festivities is arising. Tree decorating, pie baking, gift wrapping, light hanging, and caroling are clouding the minds of many individuals. This particular sensation of Christmas is not for everyone however. By delving into the lives and religions of various individuals, one will discover the diversity that exists in cultural tradition and celebration, […]

G-eazy, Boise will “Remember You”
Arts & Entertainment

G-eazy, Boise will “Remember You”

Fistfights, blaring music, and a sweaty room filled with hundreds of people… Seems like an average Sunday night, right? Okay, maybe a crazy night for normal people, but that’s just another night for Bay Area rapper G-eazy. Gerald Gillium, better known as G-eazy, launched his tour From the Bay to the Universe, finally making a stop in Boise. Accompanied by […]

A Look Into the Outskirts of Mexico
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A Look Into the Outskirts of Mexico

While most of the U.S is celebrating Thanksgiving during break, stuffing themselves with juicy turkey meat, smooth mashed potatoes, and satisfying salty gravy, there are towns across central Mexico celebrating a week long party filled with confetti, one of a kind sweets, and streets filled with bright smiles and laughter. They call this party, Cristo Rey, meaning “The King, Jesus […]

Journey to the East Coast
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Journey to the East Coast

A few weeks ago I ended up going all the way across of the United States and let me tell you, it was an interesting experience.  Thanksgiving break came and I was heading to Alabama almost immediately. I was packing on a Sunday night and waking up at 4am on Monday to catch my plane.  When I looked at my […]

Helping the Homeless
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Helping the Homeless

Thousands of people everyday roam around on the streets having a destination to end up with family members who are waiting to start dinner and spend quality time together, while thousands of homeless people struggle to find an ally to go to when they’re done roaming around the streets.  So many deserving people in today’s society have nothing but what […]

The Efforts to End Animal Abuse
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The Efforts to End Animal Abuse

Animal abuse has been happening for a long time now, but people are working together to put a stop to it. There are now over 50 organizations and campaigns dedicated to preventing animal cruelty and to give them respectful treatment. The American Humane Association has come up with some signs to help identify animal abuse. First make sure to evaluate […]

Fast, Furious, or Fail?
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Fast, Furious, or Fail?

With the new release of three American Muscle Car Special Editions, many are asking which is the best. With three superior American brands, all three are sure to be satisfactory.   First, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, a modern spin on an American classic. The Challenger has been around since the late 60’s to the late 70’s and then […]

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The Glass Castle Review Off Cycle

The Glass Castle Over the past Thanksgiving Break, I read one of the most inspiring books I have ever read. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls is a memoir of her entire life up until her early adulthood. Walls’s childhood is one of hardship. Her father is an endearing alcoholic who loves her family deeply but becomes reckless and controlling […]