A Yiddish guide for teens! Oy vey iz meir?

Levi Gettleman, A&E Editor

April 3, 2019


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Born in the 10th century as an innovation of European Jewry attempting to create a unifying language, Yiddish (a combination of German and Hebrew) is still a relevant language in that many of its words and phrases can enrich any conversation. Yiddish grew in popularity after the invention of the printing...

Spotlighting Bothell’s fearless leader

Sanjana Chava and Bianca Geib

April 3, 2019


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Even though it’s his first year as Bothell High School’s principal, Mr. Juan Price is no newcomer to the school system. He has worked in different Washington school districts for greater than a decade, working in both administration and teaching positions. He has also worked to help build variou...

Observing Passover

Levi Gettleman, A&E Editor

April 3, 2019


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On the evening of April 19th, Jews across the world will begin to observe the festival of Passover (Pesach in Hebrew), commonly known as the Festival of Matzah, the Festival of Spring, and the Festival of Freedom. Passover is dedicated to retelling the story of the slavery of the Jews in Egypt and...

Stem Corner

Sanjana Chava, Feature Editor

April 3, 2019


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Climate change has been an ongoing problem around the world, with greenhouse gases heating up the atmosphere. Out of all the greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide is the one that has been a leading cause in global warming. The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been increasing around the world,...

What influences a child’s upbringing?

Malavika Santhosh, Reporter

April 3, 2019


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I remember being seven years old, having newly moved to America. As I looked around me and my peers, I noticed something. I began to notice it more and more as I saw depictions of American families on TV and the world around me. You see, most shows that I saw on TV portrayed a caucasian family, while...

Student Personal Stories

Bryanna Fernandez and Evie Smith

April 3, 2019


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Maddi McNiel ('19) had it all figured out. She was destined to be a builder,a designer, a architect. As a child, blueprints filled her journals and it didn’t matter where, “whether it be at home, at school, or even at church,” she was constantly drawing. As her dream became more important, ...

What in the World?

Evie Smith, Photo Editor, Co-Litterbox Editor

March 22, 2019


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In the village of Paricutín, a farmer by the name of Dionisio Pulido was working in a cornfield. According to the SDSU geology website, on the morning of February 20, 1943, he noticed a crack on a small hill. Pulido describes, “the ground swelled and raised itself 2 or 2.5 meters high, and a kind...

Cracking conspiracy theories

Stehanie Rodriguez and Rebecca Del La Torre

March 22, 2019


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The Demon Horse A sculptor by the name of Luis Jimenez sculpted Blue Mustang, a 32-foot horse with red, glaring eyes that glow in the day and night; although that detail is scary enough itself, it gets worse. The sculpture fell on Luis Jimenez during the process of creation and killed him. Many believ...

Tracking down Bigfoot

Cody Winkelman, Co-Sports Editor

March 22, 2019


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Many of you probably know about the mythical creature Bigfoot. Many believe Bigfoot is wandering around somewhere in the wilderness; however there are people who don’t believe in Bigfoot due to a lack of evidence. In a poll taken by Bothell students, only 37% believe Bigfoot is real opposed to the...

STEM corner

Sanjana Chava, Feature Editor

March 22, 2019


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Most people know what a normal visit to the doctor’s office usually entails . You show up at the doctor’s office and check in at the front desk and wait for around 30 minutes to see your doctor. However, when you finally get to meet your doctor, you only get to speak to them for around 15-20 minutes;...

Gen-Z dictionary: decode what you hear in the halls

Malavika Santhosh and Nyla Libed

March 22, 2019


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The English language is ever-changing. It evolves and grows, adapting to the changes going on in the environment around it. Slang, or short language, is a big part of communication, and changes and evolves just like normal language does. Over the years, many slang words have gone in and out of style,...

Personality types

Bryanna Fernandez, Reporter

March 22, 2019


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Everybody around you is different. Sometimes it may be hard to even understand why and how others are the way they are. Majority of us are familiar with the terms introvert and extrovert. You might be one of them. Let’s go into depth about each term. Introvert: This is a person who tends to be more...

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