The Bruin Voice

At Least Be Original

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

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

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

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

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

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...

Cowboys dominate NFC

Peter Ha, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

In recent years people have thought of the Cowboys as a joke. This year is much different. On Sunday the Seahawks hosted the Cowboys in what many people referred to as a “real test” for the Cowboys. Prior to the game, talk surrounded the Cowboys’ recent success. Fans wondered, “Are they a legit team or is this all just a fluke?” On Sunday the Cowboys answered that question. Not only was it a victory but also the Cowboys sent a message to the league that they are a force to be reckoned with. The Dallas Cowboys are 5-1 and look to be a huge threat in the NFC division.

Please Don’t Make Me Run

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

Question: if someone is on Homecoming Court, do the athletes run out with their sports? I doubt it because the girls are always wearing their fancy dresses but still, I thought I’d ask. If they don’t run out with their sports, I have an idea. I would like to be on Homecoming Court next year. Not that otherwise I would want to or be on Homecoming Court, but still. I will campaign. I will make it my mission to not have to run.

Fall Outfits Straight from the Runway

Brooke Shimasaki, Staff Writer

October 13, 2014

After sweating through the entire summer, it’s a relief to see sweaters and scarves making their comeback. Sadly, not everyone has enough cash to buy a completely new wardrobe for the autumn months. So, here are a few up and coming fall trends that can easily be paired with basic pieces that you already own. Hope this helps make the smooth transition from summer to fall.

Raiders’ woes continue with Carr’s underperformance

Peter Ha, Staff Writer

September 25, 2014

On the field Carr is not making as many mistakes as other rookie quarterbacks, but his inability to produce drives that lead to points could jeopardize his role as a starter.

My brother is a complainer

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

September 24, 2014

I’m here to make you all an offer: would you like to buy a ten-year-old boy who’s obsessed with comic books? If not, I’d be willing to pay you in return for taking him. No? Well, okay.

Staying Positive

Laura Angle, Blogger

September 23, 2014

Things were moving along fairly well; we bought a bassinet, received bags of baby clothes from generous friends, and worked on getting our room at Drew's cousin's house presentable.

United States must lead fight against ISIL

United States must lead fight against ISIL

September 22, 2014

For most of our lives, the United States was at war with the nation of Iraq, for reasons that I still to this day find unjustified. Growing up, we heard of cities like Baghdad and the corrupt leader named Saddam Hussein.

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