The Bruin Voice

Learn your love language

Dejonae Richards, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

People like being loved in different ways; some prefer being told they’re beautiful over receiving a gift, while others simply enjoy spending time with their significant other more than kissing.  These preferences help determine one’s love language. “My conclusion after many years of marriage...

Soulmates: a reality or just a romantic idea?

Serra Raquel, Entertainment Editor

May 30, 2018

For many people, life is driven by the search for an idealistic love story like that of a fairytale. A relationship destined by fate seems like the pinnacle of romance. The idea of “soulmates” originated from the Egyptian-Greek belief that humans once had two heads and eight limbs. In this form,...

Physical attraction necessary in initial stages of love — but loses importance over time

Helen Le, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2018

Everyone wants an attractive partner, but no one wants to admit that “good looks” might be the most important part of finding a significant other. People may be relieved to find out that looks actually do matter more than most may think. Physical looks are most commonly the first thing somebody...

Love can create an addictive-like high

Andrea Silveira, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

Addictions to alcohol, drugs, gambling, shopping, exercising and other habits — healthy or not — have always plagued modern society.  But one addiction has been around for centuries and is still a hot commodity: love. Love is something almost everyone is exposed to at a young age through mov...

After three-year hiatus, varsity boys basketball earns playoff spot

Lily Tran, Feature Editor

May 30, 2018

For the first time since 2015, the varsity boys basketball team is going to playoffs. The team is 9-0 in the SJAA league and 15-9 overall in their season, a stark difference from the low 3-7 SJAA record the boys obtained last season. Several factors contributed to their success. “There’s a better...

Winter Olympics in full heat

Eric Benitez, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

Watching snowboarder Red Gerard race down the mountain or witnessing figure skater Mirai Nagasu land a historic triple axel is only part of the excitement that comes from watching the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, this month. The Winter Olympics will feature 102 events in...

Varsity girls basketball works hard to honor player’s death: Team currently on a 25-game winning streak

Gabriella Backus, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2018

Since the sudden death of Malaysia Porter in the summer of 2017, the Bear Creek varsity girls basketball team has been working harder than ever to honor her — and their hard work has earned them their first national ranking this season. Porter died upon impact July 6, 2017, in a car crash on southbound...

Gruden returns to the Raiders

Marino Dominguez, Columnist

May 30, 2018

History tends to repeat itself — sometimes in bad ways: world wars, economic collapse, extinction, famine. But for Oakland Raiders fans and its owner Mark Davis, history couldn’t repeat itself at a better time. Former Oakland Raider and Tampa Bay Buccaneer head coach Jon Gruden will return to...

Grad cherishes BC’s diversity as she moves to Ecuador for church mission

Grad cherishes BC’s diversity as she moves to Ecuador for church mission

Janelle Jenson, Bear Creek Alumna 2017

May 30, 2018

Dear BC Students, High school seems like forever ago. So many memories and feelings come back to me as I think of what to include in this letter. I attended BC through my Junior year, and then decided to finish my credits through BYU independent study so I could get a job and work more to save...

My dear valentine…

My dear valentine...

Helen Le, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2018

Dear Valentine, My New Year’s resolution for 2018 was to have you. Sixteen years have come and gone now. Sixteen years without a single personalized card, box of chocolates or vase of flowers. (Hint: I like poppies the most.) I’ve been a bitter girl, a cynic of love — but that changes today. Just...

Don’t shut Latin Americans out of refugee pool

Giancarlo Lizarraga, Infographic Editor

May 30, 2018

The Trump administration’s attempt to impede the process by which refugees come to live and work in the United States is unjustified. Many people from Central American countries are trying to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster and secure asylum in the U.S. Blocking refugees from settling...

California schools must set example for its students and not settle for a D+

California schools must set example for its students and not settle for a D+

Voices

May 30, 2018

California is a state known for its sunny skies, its supposedly celebrity-packed cities, and, more recently, its poorly trained teachers. At the end of December last year, the National Council on Teacher Quality released a report ranking school systems based on factors such as teacher evaluation,...

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