Water on Mars!

Everyone has known for quite a long time that solid water – ice – forms on the Martian poles. But now, what scientists have confirmed is the existence of liquid, actually flowing on the surface of the planet. In 2011, NASA first noticed dark lines on the surface, appearing most prominently during the Martian summer….

Welcome Class of 2021!

Going to a new school is hard, going to a different school without graduating from your old school is even harder, but add on the fact that you’re in a challenging school, and it will probably a tricky transition. However, you’ll survive (we know that from experience), especially when you know all the special tips that 8th graders on…

The Overlooked Part of Your Routine Fruit

Bananas rank amongst some of the most popular fruits in the supermarket. During this last year, the retail giant Walmart reported that bananas sold more than any other item available within the store. Despite its popularity, not many people know about the history of the banana and contrary to popular belief the scientific findings are…

Microsoft: Making the Holo-Deck Portable

On the 21st of January, a small group of respected geeky journalists met up at the Microsoft visiting center in Redmond, Washington. They would soon be among the first to experience the Augmented Reality Microsoft has in store for us. Everyone expected the press event to be about Windows 10 and how it would change all of…

What You Didn’t Know: The Negative Aspects of Oxygen

What do most people think about when they hear the word oxygen? Maybe they think about trees, nature, and air. They’d be right to think about the air being represented by oxygen, in fact that is why the sky is blue, but to think that oxygen is a “good” healthy and clean gas is not…

BSGE’s Parent Coordinator Has Her Own Advisory

Until recently, Margaret Pasach’s only job was parent coordinator of BSGE . But this year she has also taken up the job of having her own advisory. She is the first parent coordinator to be assigned her own advisory, additionally a 12th grade advisory which is not an easy task. When asked about why Ms….

Colossal Squid vs. Giant Squid – What’s the difference?

In December of 2013, fisherman John Bennett hauled in more then his dinner plate could fit. He hauled in a 770 pound colossal squid — not to be confused with the giant squid — from the Antarctic Ocean, still hanging onto the fish that Bennett wanted to catch. After eight months of being held in cold storage, the…