Flags and Our Freedom

August Napolitano

October 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

In the blistering heat of the summer of 2004, my uncle left Chicago and moved to Harford County. Years later, he told me the story of his first experience here. He was stopped at a red light, nearly home, and in front of him was...

What It Takes To Be A Bobcat

Matt Robertson

September 26, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

The new school year has arrived. From us here at the Bellarion, we hope you are making a comfortable return to Bel Air High. For new and returning students alike, it’s time to become a part of Bobcat Nation. Of course, anyone...

What Michael Brown Should Be Remembered For

Matt Robertson

September 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

On Aug. 9, 2014, Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The 18 year old was shot by police officer Darren Wilson, and while eye witness accounts, autopsies and the police report all differ,...

Understanding the Dress Code

Adore Ede

August 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

With the school year coming off to a start at Bel Air High School, students struggle to find it hard to get back into the school year grind. Gone are the days of sleeping until 11 in the morning every day, gone are the days o...

The Merit of Athletic Trainers

Martin Palacios, Special to the Bellarion

March 26, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

As another March comes to a close, we look back and appreciate what athletic trainers do for us. They keep athletes on the field and allow us to keep doing what we love. An athlete’s worst fear is to have an injury struck upon...

Getting Involved: A Student Perspective on Politics

Gracie Brett

March 24, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Most teenagers are only looking at what’s important right now. I mean, who has time to think about what’s going on outside of Bel Air, when we have homework to do? Who has time to think watch the news and follow politics?...

Michael Sam Opens Up to the World

Kody Randlett, Editor in Chief

March 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

In an interview on ESPN's “Outside the Lines,” NFL draft prospect Michael Sam of Missouri announced that he was gay. This announcement shook the sporting world; it appeared that the NFL would soon have its first openly gay...

Life on the Board of Education: Change Your Perception With Me

Ben Barsam, Student Rep. to the Board of Education

January 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

First, some necessary background information.  My name is Ben Barsam; I am a senior at Bel Air High School, and I am the Student Member on the Harford County Board of Education for the 2013-2014 school year.  I identifi...

Do We Really Need To Start Black Friday on Thanksgiving Thursday?

Sophie Dondero

November 25, 2013

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

On November 28th, stores in Harford County will be opening up early on Thanksgiving for Black Friday the following day.    People around Harford County are being made to work on a holiday where they should be spending time...