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Staff editorial: Stronger in solidarity

Staff editorial: Stronger in solidarity

Staff

December 15, 2016

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, Co-editor in chief

December 13, 2016

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

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

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, Life editor

November 1, 2016

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, Reporter

October 19, 2016

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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

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

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

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, Co-editor in chief

June 8, 2016

  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, News Editor

May 27, 2016

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...