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The Caffeine Craze

Jada Cross '18, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

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To many people, caffeine is an energy booster that tends to leave the body replenished. But, is the energy replenishment in our bodies worth the harm caffeine can cause? From tea, energy drinks, and coffee scientist believe that...

Uconn for the Win

Chaz Cornelius '18, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017

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Uconn is known for various things from their great engineering program to their beautiful campuses. Thousands of students apply in an attempt to attend there for the chance to participate in basically one of the top tier colleges in Co...

The Tale of a “Blacklist” Addiction

Jada Cross, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

Netflix has become more popular over the years, and currently I have been addicted. Although there were many shows that caught my eye, Blacklist was the one that had my full attention during all seasons that were on netflix. ...

Dead to the World

James Cravatas '18, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2017

Filed under Headlines, World

Refugee children in Sweden fall into sudden unresponsive, coma-like states after being told that they and their families are being deported back to their war torn countries.

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Biblical Bundles

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

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“The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.”   The verse above is from Psalms 18:15. It’s context is within a psalm of which the nature of true friends against those w...

Does Flint Michigan Finally Have Clean Water?

Jada Cross, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

Filed under Headlines, National

April 2014 was the start date of a crisis that not only had an impact on one town and state, but created terror throughout the country. Flint, Michigan's water crisis began when they switched water sources in order to reduce wate...

Uconn For the Win

Chaz Cornelius, Sports Editor

March 27, 2017

Filed under Headlines, Sports

Uconn is known for being many things, having a great engineering program, having thousands of students sign up to attempt to attend there and being basically one of the top tier colleges in Connecticut. One more thing that they are al...

The White Rabbit: Our Brand New Comic Strip!

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Filed under BPT, Central, Culture, Headlines, Short Story

This is the gateway to check out the new comic and who knows what. Head over to  http://bptcriterion-comics.tumblr.com/   (the comic starts from the bottom of the page and goes up.) And if you want to read more about the comic, check out ou...

All About Our New Comic Strip

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Filed under BPT, Central, Culture, Headlines, Short Story, Showcase

The idea and effort of creating comics has it’s hassles, like having people put some censors here and there and issues that can’t be put into a school newspaper. But once you edit it with some tweaks there and some cuts ther...

Mental Health Survey

Loanis Cabrera '18, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2017

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Each year, various schools come together to celebrate science and creativity as they marvel at what groups of teenagers can do. A theme is given, then students are able to use that theme to think about the world’s problems an...

Immigrants Protest in Bridgeport

Camila Ramos, Staff-Writer

March 6, 2017

Filed under BPT, Headlines

Bridgeport, CT is a city that is full of immigrants. Here we have people who came from Brazil, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, etc; and a reasonable amount of them are  However, just because they are illegal, that does not they don...

Science: Still in the Making

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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If sci-fi flicks haven’t shown us anything about dystopian futures and outer space societies, it’s that somewhere in the near or far future, we’ll somehow develop hoverboards, spaceships, and find a way to communicate w...

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