Category Archives: Archived

Should Branson Have a Stricter Honor Code?

  by Jeremy Bernstein The Branson community is based around an honor code, intended to create a safe environment for students to thrive and feel comfortable expressing themselves. This honor code briefly addresses the “dress code” at Branson, offering a short blurb about dressing appropriately,

Welcome Week Dance Reflection

by Krish Chinai When asked, “did you have fun at the dance?” one student says, “Yeah, towards the end, when people started leaving.” This response seems to resemble the common tone during and after Branson’s Welcome Week Dance on September 5. In talking to many

The Rise of Coding

by Avani Bahl Computer science for decades was treated as an “extra” or alternative class. Just looking around in the Bay area, engineering careers are becoming more and more available. Kids as young as two or three years old are glued to their screens solving

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Aiko The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the USA by storm this summer, raising awareness and money for the cause. The disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, or merely ALS, affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

Branson Volleyball Cruises Past Redwood

By Jacob Goldstein In a high-stakes Matchup against the Redwood Giants, the Bulls triumphed as the Branson Varsity Volleyball team cruised to a 3-1 victory. The atmosphere was electric, and under the “friday night lights” the team did more than well to overcome their rivaled

An Open Letter

It seems that we aren’t allowed to err grievances anymore, so I figured I will take the literacy Branson has given to me and put it to use. I’m sitting here in my room, this word document on one side of my screen and my

A Letter from a Feminazi: Boys I Don’t Hate You

by Jordan Winters If you’ve ever talked to me, you probably know that I am a huge feminist. I believe that nobody should be limited by their gender. Now why is that so scary? When I came out of the feminist closet, it became apparent

Ferrari Chairman Forced to Resign

by Joshua Selig Earlier this month, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, stepped down from his position as CEO of Ferrari SpA. The resignation, to be effective October 13th, was precipitated by a dispute between Mr. Montezemolo and Sergio Marchionne, CEO of the Fiat-Chrysler group. Mr. Marchionne,