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Staying Calm in Chaos
Moesha Aplicano-Burnham, Managing Editor • November 20, 2020

It's been a long and grueling seven months. Everyone's lives changed on March 13th, 2020. Some have found this time of limited social activity as a time for growth, a nice relief from social obligations, for others it's been...

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A protester calls for the government to halt payment on rent and mortgage during a demonstration in Minneapolis. BRANDON BELL / GETTY IMAGES
Mass Eviction and Desperation in the United States
André Souza, Managing Editor • November 20, 2020

Right now, the United States is confronting what is quite possibly the worst housing crisis we’ve ever seen. The Covid-19 Pandemic and the subsequent market crash have caused sweeping job losses across the country since...

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The Uncertain Future of Women’s Healthcare

Ayla DeBord, Reporter | November 20, 2020

Healthcare has always been a hot topic when it comes to politics, especially women’s Healthcare. The 2020 election poses many questions as to what the future of healthcare will look like for American women.  The Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted in March of 2010, also known as Obamacare, is a playing factor for women’s healthcare. According to The Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit organization...

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What Can We Expect From a New President?

Moesha Aplicano-Burnham, Managing Editor | November 20, 2020

As of Saturday, November 8th, the Associated Press (AP) called the 2020 presidential election for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. As of November 13th, we still have yet to know the final results of North Carolina and Georgia. Although Biden had taken the lead and surpassed the 270 electoral votes needed to win, there is a lot of speculation and concern regarding voter fraud and mail-in ballots. There...

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Boise Brave running onto field, setting themselves up for an outstanding season.
Its a Great Season to be Brave
Zoe Barkhurst, reporter • November 21, 2020

The Boise Brave Football Team has had an overall exceptional season. In past years, despite the effort, grit, and hard work the Brave Football team did not acquire many wins,...

2020 Boys Varsity Soccer
2020 Boys Varsity Soccer
November 20, 2020

The 2020 soccer season for Boise High’s boys teams turned out to be a huge success. The boys varsity team took the State Championship, and the Junior Varsity team took second...

The importance of Women
Women's Soccer in Iran
Ayla DeBord, Reporter • October 21, 2020

Iran is a country that has been villainized by the media. In the US, Iran is probably one of the most despised countries. Because of the constant output of negative news about...

Black Lives Matter
September 17, 2020
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Spring Sports Preview
March 12, 2020
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Attention Deficit Disorders and Online Learning: The Perfect Storm
Havana Garrett, Editor in Chief • November 20, 2020

Online Learning and Attention Deficit Disorders   This year with online school and virtual learning it’s become more apparent than ever that everyone learns differently...

The rise in popularity of biased and quickly written horoscopes led to inexperienced writers who know nothing about astrology to ravage any meaning behind the work done by astrologers, Boise Highlights reporter Havana Garrett is no different.
Havana’s Horoscopes: Haunting Humanity
Luiza Decenzi, Editor-in-Chief • November 20, 2020
Definitely should not pay too much attention to someone who very clearly shows bias towards certain zodiac signs or would write “no, just no.” for virgo’s horoscope simply because I asked them to. There does come a point where these types of articles can't even be classified as pseudoscience, but merely random thoughts a highschooler had. When looking for astrological predictions, the Boise Highlights is truly not the place to do so. I would not even dare call it astrology, as that would be an insult to every astrologer out there. 
The stars will spread your fate.
November Horoscopes
Havana Garrett, Editor in Chief • November 20, 2020

Note: Havana is not an astrologist but she spends a lot of time on Twitter which is basically the same thing at this point. Aries: Your temper is going to get you in trouble...

Baking is a fun way to come together during the holidays. Baking and decorating sugar cookies is just one of the many ways to do this. (Moesha Aplicano-Burnham)
Wear a Mask This Halloween
Moesha Aplicano-Burnham, Managing Editor • October 22, 2020

Our lives have all changed drastically over the last six months. The outbreak of coronavirus cases in Idaho has caused most people's lives to feel anything but normal. Celebrating...

The Brick House, donated by Idaho Federation of Families, will be open after school from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m.
The Brick House
February 19, 2020
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The Unspoken Presidential Attributes
All Means All

Change in the Status Quo: Progressive Ballot Measures of 2020

November 20, 2020

Misconception of the Mind

Misconception of the Mind

October 27, 2020

The Danger of Dieting

The Danger of Dieting

October 21, 2020

While there are positive diets that can improve one’s health, many diets promote dangerous eating habits that can lead to eating disorders.

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