The Bruin Voice

Gov. Newsom signs bill to start school later in 2022

Grace Gremel, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

On October 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill requiring high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. beginning in the 2022-23 school year. Teachers hope the new legislation will lead to more flexible scheduling options for students. “I think the zero period would be a good middle grou...

PRO: Should students be required to attend rallies?

PRO: Should students be required to attend rallies?

Alex Bussey, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2019

Read the CON article by Bailey Kirkeby by clicking here.   Each quarter, Bear Creek’s student government and clubs devote countless hours to prepare and plan rallies. To tell these students that their monumental efforts will go unnoticed by students who choose not to attend rallies is not ...

Dear Santa: From a loyal vegan

Dear Santa: From a loyal vegan

Alisa Aistrup, Feature Editor

January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, I was initiated to the cult of veganism on March 3rd of this year, and it was the greatest decision I’ve made in my entire life. I was reborn on that very day, baptized into a greener, healthier realm; I became a new and improved version of myself. All I ask for this holiday season is for e...

Dear Santa: Halt time for me

Sydney Jasper, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, This year I have a peculiar request. Every year everything spins so fast I don’t feel like I get time to enjoy just being. My request is for time to slow down. I want you to take the reins and slow time down for a little while. Everyone is always spinning inside their own world worried...

Dear Santa: We were on a BREAK

Dear Santa: We were on a BREAK

Jasmine Castillo, Opinion Editor

January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, Santa this holiday all I want is a break from the chaos. I want a break from the suffering. A break from mothers and fathers and sister and brothers crying with pure agony because of the loss this cruel world provides them with. I am tired of animals being used for their extravagant parts...

Dear Santa: I can’t smell

Dear Santa: I can't smell

Amara Del Prato, Entertainment Editor

January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, It’s been a few months since I found out that I cannot smell — and that it wasn’t just because I wasn’t “concentrating hard enough” as I had so brilliantly believed before. For 15 years, I pushed my smell problems to the back of my mind, because I didn’t think it was important....

Dear Santa: We live in a society

Dear Santa: We live in a society

Dylan Eguiluz, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, This year all I want is for Christmas is to return to the good old days. Throw me back in time, back to the “dark ages” where all I had to worry about was the Bubonic plague and famine. I am aware this seems like a joke but it would be great to escape the claustrophobia of the information...

Dear Santa: Bring the rise of Socialism in America

Dear Santa: Bring the rise of Socialism in America

Devyn Inong, Graphics Editor

January 7, 2019

December 4, 2018 Dear Santa, It’s December now. The majority of my friends are stressing out about finals, all my family members are worrying about buying gifts, and it seems that the entirety of humanity is focused on spreading the holiday spirit. The oncoming holiday daze also means that Christmas...

Dear Santa: Sad boy hours

Bailey Kirkeby, Managing Editor

January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, As you may have noticed, my name has not appeared in your stack of letters for many years — but I am back with one final request. This year, when I am awoken by my grandparents’ dog on Christmas morning and enter their jubilant living room, I do not want to see a gift for me under...

Dear Santa: Please take away Kanye West

Jasmin Prasad, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Dear Santa, Please take away Kanye West. In 2009, Kanye stunned Americans as he interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech, all to claim that Beyonce had a superior video. In 2011, Kanye declared himself “Yeezus”. In 2013, Kanye wore a Confederate battle flag patch on his sleeve. In 2015,...

Una O’Farrell – O’Connor Woods

Una O'Farrell - O'Connor Woods

March 30, 2018

Una O’Farrell, 89, was born in Ireland. Her early childhood revolved around dancing.  Her father had hired an old-school teacher, a little old man, to give personal dance lessons to each child in their home.  Her family also hosted céilís, Irish social gatherings with Gaelic folk music and dancing,...

Netflix Binge-Watch Suggestions

March 6, 2018

Netflix is always the best place to find TV shows or movies to watch.  With the countless options of what to view on Netflix, binge-watching quickly becomes a pasttime.   With 5 seasons, “Bates Motel” is a psychological drama that hooks viewers in.  The show is based off of “Psycho” and fol...

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