Taking Safe Selfies

Lauren Impallaria

December 3, 2014

In the growing age of technology, and due to the fact that the majority of people now have camera phones, we’ve seen the rise of the selfie. Some find selfies to be vain and say that the current generation is too self-absorbed....

The Men in Feminism

August Napolitano

December 1, 2014

It was probably around this time last year when two half-slips of paper were passed around my homeroom. They were two surveys, and they started out innocently enough, asking about your favorite Mexican restaurant. Then came the...

Black Friday: Horrendous Hazard

Matt Robertson

November 28, 2014

It’s that time of year again. Winter is here, and everyone is getting into that holiday cheer. With all the different holidays coming up, we’re going to take a look into the American public’s favorite corporate, consumer...

Black Friday: Successful Shopping Day

Ali Nesbitt

November 28, 2014

Ahh… Black Friday. Crazy people, crazy deals, and no parking spaces. What urges us to go out on Thanksgiving night and wait in ridicuously long lines, fight the cold and other shoppers, and possibly risk our lives for presents? Whether...

Space: The Final Frontier

Matt Robertson

October 21, 2014

In less than a month, the highly anticipated new film from director Christopher Nolan, Interstellar, will be released worldwide. The film explores the depths of space, and how a group of explorers must travel to find a new in...

How Practical Are 18+ Age Restrictions for Concerts?

August Napolitano

October 14, 2014

Sharon Van Etten. I first heard her voice on The Antlers’ track, “Thirteen”, and I fell in love immediately. I had to hear more of her smooth, full croon. So in May, when Van Etten released her fourth solo album, “Are...

Flags and Our Freedom

August Napolitano

October 6, 2014

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

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

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,...