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Harvest: a classic album perfect for the end of fall

Illustration by Zoe Maxwell
Ayden Flanigan October 26, 2020

We’ve all seen the leaves changing around us, and the world is changing a whole lot, too. It’s hard to find anything to hold onto that will last right now. Music can be that anchor while we’re...

Concert Review: Dark Star Orchestra Shines at the Drive-in

Concert Review: Dark Star Orchestra Shines at the Drive-in
Ayden Flanigan October 13, 2020

Scores of cars lined up around the back of the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex on Saturday, October third. A march of dancing bear bumper stickers waiting to be corralled into carefully crafted rows in...

Register recommends movies to watch during quarantine

Register recommends movies to watch during quarantine
Ayden Flanigan April 15, 2020

1) Portrait of a Lady on Fire Pyramide Films - 2019 Available to stream on Hulu with a free trial. 2) The Irishmen Netflix - 2019 Available to stream on Netflix...

The spirit that sets ultimate frisbee apart

BHS high fives their opposing team after a spirited game of ultimate frisbee.
Photo: Brian MacDonald
Ayden Flanigan February 21, 2020

Ultimate Frisbee employs no referees. That’s right.  Players make the calls. This ownership demands honor which the fast-growing sport calls the “Spirit of the Game.” “Spirit of the game...

Classic records we recommend: Taj Mahal – The Natch’l Blues

Columbia Records - 1968
Ayden Flanigan February 12, 2020

This week, I checked out Taj Mahal’s The Natch’l Blues for the first time. My father and I were talking music and he mentioned that The Natch’l Blues was one of the first albums he ever bought....

Classic records we recommend: Fleetwood Mac – Tusk

Warner Bros. - 1979
Ayden Flanigan February 6, 2020

I was on a little Fleetwood Mac kick this week. I’ve always kind of written the genre-shifting band a pass, especially their famous mid-70s hits. They came off as milk toast music made for middle-aged...

Refugee Outreach Club runs resource drives

The refugee coat drive located in the BHS lobby
Photo: Ayden Flanigan
Ayden Flanigan December 19, 2019

Every year a clothing rack pops up in the BHS lobby. A colorful array of gently used coats, it’s decorated with a sign that reads “Coat Drive: Need one? Take one!”  While it may just cause...

Foxygen casts themselves in a new light on Seeing Other People

Seeing Other People album cover 
Courtesy: Foxygen
Ayden Flanigan December 19, 2019

As we come up to the end of 2019,  I have been thinking about what albums have stuck in my brain. One such album is Seeing Other People by indie-pop archeologists, Foxygen. A recording group...

BTC Students Prep Survey on Gaming Addiction

BTC Computer Science's survey on internet addiction
Ayden Flanigan December 3, 2019

In computer science, a BTC class instructed by Bram Moreinis, a group of four students, Josiah McSweeny, Maxwell Novak, Andrew Dutil, and Galloway Moris, are working on an internet survey that will to...

BHS rolls out new Flex Time period

Seniors can request to see teachers online with Powerschool. Photo: Jenna Peterson
Ayden Flanigan November 7, 2019

During the second week of school, Burlington High School (BHS) implemented a new initiative: Flex Time.  Flex time provides time during the normally scheduled advisory for students to meet with teachers....

Taylor Swift surprises on Lover

Taylor Swift surprises on Lover
Ayden Flanigan November 5, 2019

Our Journalism teacher Mrs. Fialko, suggested (or ordered) that for this issue, I review an album that I would not usually find myself listening to. Luckily for me, country-turned-pop superstar Taylor...

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