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Students attend presentation on social media safety

Students attend presentation on social media safety

Apsa Dieng and Alyssa-Thy Huynh , Contributing Writers October 4, 2022
“It was really hard to hear that while this kid was unconscious on the floor, other kids were just standing over him taking pictures and not doing anything,” Sophie Burdick '23.
Illustration: Zoe Maxwell

Opinion: Twitter is a cesspool of thinspo

Samuel Doan, Contributing Writer March 25, 2022

Thinspo: Short for "thinspiration" (especially in the context of anorexia nervosa) used in reference to something or someone that serves as motivation for a person seeking to maintain a very low body weight “Glad I didn’t find out about this in...

Protestors clothed in black march down Burlingtons Pearl Street on September 3, 2020. 
Photo: Anna Huener

“This is our thing”: Burlington Youth take Action in Black Lives Matter

Anna Huener October 4, 2020

The killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 sparked an eruption of protests and social media outrage around the United States. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic racism. The outrage was felt on a national...

Photo: Jessica Nordhaus
The Burlington girls soccer team sports their #equalpay jerseys after their home game against South Burlington

Girls soccer team scores in the national spotlight

Jenna Peterson November 7, 2019

The Burlington High School (BHS) girls soccer team is used to buzz. They have played fiercely this year, being nearly undefeated the first half of the season and going into this week’s playoffs seeded fourth in Division I. Many students show up to...

Image: Instagram

Instagram story culture: not always picture perfect

Jenna Peterson October 8, 2019

On April 15, 2019, people from all over the world watched on screens as the beloved Notre Dame burned in Paris. Suddenly, Instagram stories were flooded with snapshots of the exquisite structure. Posts eventually transitioned from those of sympathy to...

Image: PixBay.com
Teenagers glued to their phones.

Smartphones: the troubling truth

Anna Huener, Staff Writer February 20, 2019

The iPhone, introduced in 2007, took the world by storm. With enticing new technology and constant accessibility, the iPhone quickly became a common accessory for most American adults. Twelve years later, the smartphone has become both a necessity and...

Hobbs took this photo of a red shouldered hawk at his grandparents house.

Sophomore bird watching enthusiast creates stunning visuals

Jenna Peterson April 6, 2018

One look at Instagram, and one immediately sees his fascination with birds through drawings of warblers and wrens, photos of chickadees and sandpipers, and countless more depictions of various species. Hobbs is a sophomore at Burlington High School.  His...

Vermont Lt. Gov. Dave Zuckerman (far left) held a high school town hall panel at Vermont PBS studios in Colchester on Thursday, May 4. The event was livestreamed and televised statewide, and students could ask questions in-person or online. The panel consisted of youth activists (from left to right) Alex Escaja-Heiss, Austin Davis, Elise Greaves and Haley Lebel-Stephen.

Lt. Gov. Zuckerman Hosts High School Town Hall Meeting

May 10, 2017

COLCHESTER - Youth activists were in the spotlight — literally — when Vermont Lt. Gov. Dave Zuckerman held his first televised high school town hall meeting at Vermont PBS studios last Thursday. The Progressive politician moderated a panel of four...

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