The Bruin Voice

Why Brian Williams? Why?

Emma Garcia, Online Editor

February 25, 2015


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If you had asked me a few weeks ago for a list of news reporters I most respected, the list would have been a long one. From Anderson Cooper to Soledad O’Brien, I could have gone on for a while. But now the list is one name shorter. I have completely lost respect for Brian Williams. Even if Brian...

The Things That Make Me Mad

Emma Garcia, Online Editor

February 11, 2015


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To finish off my trilogy of lists, I have chosen to list things that make me mad. Here you go: When Aidan picks at his fingernails Paul Ryan (a stupid person’s idea of a thoughtful person, according to Paul Krugman) Kate Plus Eight America the Movie (it’s basically a bunch of white guys ...

The Things That Make Me Happy

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015


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After last week’s list of things that make me sad, I have been requested (by my mother) to do two other lists. This week will be a list of things that make me happy and then next week is a list of thing that make me mad. Most likely this week’s list will consist of things like food and next week’s...

The Things That Make Me Sad

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


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Every week, I have trouble deciding what to write about. Well, maybe not every week. Some weeks have things like Powder Puff and bursts of inspiration about french fries to write about. But most weeks I am forced to decide what I can write about that won’t make me want to shoot myself halfway through. This...

Things I’m Tired of Being Asked and Their Answers

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015


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I spent a lot of time trying to decide what to write about this week. Especially since, let me be honest, when the semester ended I was a little lazy when it came to this blog. My last post was on December 3. It is now January 15. See, I'm even a day late. It’s sort of pathetic. Actually, it is very...

Don’t send me to the University of Virginia!

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


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Over the break my mom sent me an article from “Rolling Stone” about the University of Virginia that was posted on November 19. Its contents made and continue to make me sick and question society. It was about the rape culture that goes on at the campus and the continued cover up by the school. Their...

Seniors suck

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014


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Last Friday was the annual Powderpuff game. It would be hard to not know what the result was. If you do not know, let me enlighten you. Juniors won 14-6. The school will never be the same. Going into the game, many people thought that the seniors would win this year. This was because not only did...

At Least Be Original

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


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Last Friday, McNair continued their infamous tradition of vandalizing the school on the day of the football game between Bear Creek and McNair. Usually this involves some kind of sign calling us “ghetto” and “ratchet” but this year McNair decided to cause even more damage by breaking out their...

Steal their Style: Taylor Swift

Brooke Shimasaki, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014


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People Magazine recently named Taylor Swift the Best Dressed Celebrity of 2014. Though busy with her new album 1989 (I bought it the day it came out and have been loving it ever since), upcoming tours, and song-worth relationship drama, Taylor can always be seen looking confident in her classical chic...

Injuries plague competitiveness of NBA

Peter Ha, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


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Injuries have plagued many teams in the NBA early this season, especially the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder were looking at a possible high seeding in this years playoffs, but now are short handed with two all-star players missing time because of injuries. Unfortunately, prior to the start of...

I Want to Go to Edina High School

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


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At the beginning of the year, Mrs. Duffel asked if anyone would be interested in writing a blog for the online portion of the newspaper. It sounded intriguing but the only reason I really decided to do it because other people wanted me to. Anyway, I decided to do it and in the middle of one of my...

The Magic of Couches

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


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Is it odd that when I think about comfort, I think about a couch? With the weather changing and it getting dark earlier I keep wanting to just curl up on a couch and watch TV or something. I don’t think I’m the only one. Some classic TV shows have appreciated the magic of a good couch as well. Think...

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