Staff editorial: Stronger in solidarity

Staff editorial: Stronger in solidarity

Staff
December 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Religion has become an increasingly complex and touchy subject to talk about. In 2016 there have been bombings, hate speeches and even riots in the name of religious beliefs. It is not just one group either. Between organizations such as ISIS and Westboro Baptist Church, it seems as though there is no...

Taking on Tolerance: Millennials changing views on religion

Taking on Tolerance: Millennials changing views on religion

Sarah Jane Chrysler, Editor in Chief
December 13, 2016
Filed under In-Depth, Top Stories

Millennials and Generation Z have grown up in the fastest period of change the world has seen. When teenagers have questions it is likely they will turn to Google rather than their parents. Between news feeds flooded with current events and the fact that our lives are documented in 10 second videos and...

Senior Ben Lutz stars in musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Senior Ben Lutz stars in musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Karianne Turner, Arts Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Antsy, he waits for his cue. He appears on the stage, the spotlight catching his every movement. He is in the moment. He is no longer senior Ben Lutz; He is now Joseph. Lutz was chosen to play Joseph, the lead role, in this year's musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” “I l...

Final thoughts on the election

Final thoughts on the election

November 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On Nov.7, four Bucs’ Blade staff members attended both the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rally in Allendale and Grand Rapids. After 12 hours, 22 Snapchats, 10 Tweets, four Instagram posts and 60 miles round trip these devoted journalists have gathered their final thoughts on this crazy, mixed-up...

Culture is not a costume

Culture is not a costume

Aliyah Austin, Copy Editor
November 1, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Sitting at my aunt’s feet, I slouched against the stained brown couch. Her dark hands tugged at my kinky curls. She detangled each ringlet, prepping my hair for cornrows. Once I was tangle-free, she divided my hair into small sections and started braiding. I distracted myself from the smell of Dollar...

Art Prize 2016

Isabel Bird, Photographer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Photos, Top Stories

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Choir thanks supporters after performance on Oct. 17

Choir thanks supporters after performance on Oct. 17

Karianne Turner, Arts Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The choir performed on Oct. 17. in the Performing Arts Center. Each choir sang a mixture of songs such as “Lean on Me” and “Prayer of Children.” Junior Chelsey Robertson recognizes the encouragement they receive from parents and choir director Juli Dick. “The support we get from parents...

New Staff Member: Chelsea Bender

New Staff Member: Chelsea Bender

Alexis VanSingel, News Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

What brought you to Grand Haven? I’m from West Michigan originally, from Montague. We used to live in Denver and we wanted to be closer to home. When I saw there was an opening here, Grand Haven’s a great school a community to be a part of, and so it was a perfect place to be.   Wh...

New Staff Member: Jason Tester

New Staff Member:  Jason Tester

Chris Hudson, Business Manager
September 20, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

Where are you from? Originally, I grew up in Muskegon. Went to Muskegon Catholic Central, graduated from there a long time ago, class of ‘91. Went to Grand Valley, graduated from there and then moved to Grand Rapids and then spent the past 10 years down in Georgia.   What’s your fav...

Pre-senioritis

Pre-senioritis

Sarah Jane Chrysler, Arts Editor
June 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Top Stories

  As my junior year draws to a close and most of my friends graduate, my mind is anywhere but the class I am sitting in. It is outside with my friends who are done with school and hammocking or taking day trips. It feels like it is time for me to graduate, but somehow I will end up right ba...

420 seniors graduate in 2016 commencement ceremony

420 seniors graduate in 2016 commencement ceremony

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter
May 27, 2016
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

What Happened? Last night, family and friends came out to the 140th graduation ceremony for the class of 2016. 420 seniors walked across the stage to receive diplomas commencing their high school career. The Scene The event held a melancholy and exciting atmosphere. The blue and gold bleache...

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