The Hunger Games: Book vs. Movie

In case you don’t know already know, The Hunger Games is about Katniss Everdeen, a girl who lives in a post-apocalyptic world in the country of Panem. Panem is split into 12 districts and the Capitol. Katniss is from District 12, and volunteers to fight to the death in the annual Hunger Games to save…

What to listen to: Best (Indie) Albums of 2013

1. Modern Vampires of the City by Vampire Weekend- With highly varied influences and obscure cultural references sprinkled throughout, Vampire Weekend’s third album is musically and lyrically interesting, lending itself to being played on repeat for weeks on end. The often serious lyrical content and overlying themes of death, aging and religion juxtapose the upbeat,…

BSGE Alumni: George Itzhak’s New Film

BSGE has existed for a mere ten years, but within these ten years our school has produced some amazing alumni who have gone on to do amazing things. One of these aspiring alumni is George Itzhak, a student who graduated in 2010 who went on to attend New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts….

Finding Spiritual Enlightenment with James Franco

Palo Alto James Franco The majestic beauty that is James Franco’s unscathed scruffy mind, fixated on rape jokes involving Seth Rogen, love triangles involving Seth Rogen and literature that should have involved Seth Rogen, has reared a questionable head. Palo Alto, published in 2010, is a collection of short stories written by an individual who…

Entertainment: What to Watch, Listen to, and Read

Listen to Ana’s Ears: Vampire Weekend. Modern Vampires of the City, their third album, is probably the best new release of the year. With a wide variety of influences from numerous genres, there’s something for everybody. Plus the lead singer’s Twitter is a great time for all involved. Alt-J. Not just keys on a keyboard,…

Mr. Anderson’s Spring Movie Night

Mr. Anderson’s 7th Grade Advisory is hosting another movie night this Friday, afterschool at 3:20 PM.  Since the beginning of the school year, the advisory has hosted numerous bake sales and fundraising events that promote various organizations, including ones sponsored by the school’s Helping Hands Committee. This month, Mr. Anderson’s advisory hopes to contribute money…

Rolling and Backpacks Don’t Go Together

Are you one of those weird people using backpacks that actually go on your back? We must look like a bunch of pack mules to the students who use a rolling backpack with wheels. While we laboriously bear the burden on our curving spines, resembling the hunchback of Notre Dame more and more, the elite…

BSGE’s Own Rising Musician

Bradley Alex Stewart, our own BSGE 10th grader released his much anticipated mix tape titled IGNO he’s been working on for over 3 months on Sunday, February 24th. Stewart, or his musician name BAST, had been working on the mix tape not only for his personal project product, but also to prove himself as a…

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What to Listen To; What to Read; What to Watch

What to Listen To: Come of Age or What Did You Expect  from the Vaccines both by The Vaccines “The Vaccines are an indie pop revival of an eighties revival of fifties rock and roll” (Andres G. 15′) The Rip Tide by Beirut The perfect summer soundtrack for winter. What to Read: Pure Drive by Steve Martin An…

Woody Allen: A Witty and Effervescent Human-being

After walking around Union Square one hypothermic afternoon, I found myself seeking shelter in the nearest store which just so happened to be Strand- the real life Beauty and the Beast library but not as grandiose and not free- even though most books are close to it. Although the weather outside was frightful, I found…

Entertainment Section: What to Watch, Listen, and Read

What to watch: Community- This quirky comedy about a study group in community college comes back for its fourth season on…. someday. The date is still unknown, but when it comes back on, please watch it so it doesn’t get cancelled. Hailed by many as the Arrested Development of this generation, if you like self-referential…

BSGE’s First Homecoming Dance

On Friday, September 28th, the senior council hosted BSGE’s first annual homecoming dance, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the cafegymatorium. Tickets were $5 and $7 at the door. All grades were welcome, and earlier in the week, each grade voted for their own homecoming king and queen who were crowned at the dance. Students…

What To Be For Halloween: Don’t Wear a Hackneyed Costume

Miscellaneous  Cereal Killer Walk around with a box of your cereal of choice. Make sure the cereal box is voluminous so that it lasts the whole day. Take a piece of paper and write, “Ask me what I am” and tape it to your chest. When people do ask you what you are, stick your…