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BLS Topol Fellows present about current LGBTQ+ issues. (Photo Credit: Mary Bosch (I))

Pride Prevails: LGBTQ+ Community at BLS

By Lena Thai (III), Staff Writer February 6, 2023

Amid the heightened negativity surrounding the LGBTQ+ community throughout the country, students are advocating for a more inclusive environment within Boston Latin School. In December, the Topol Fellows...

Students can use ChatGPT to complete work. (Photo Credit: Parker Hastings (II))

ChatGPT Did Not Write This Article (But It May Soon)

By Sylvia O’Hearn (II) and Olivia Chen (V) February 6, 2023

On November 30, 2022, developer OpenAI released its new software ChatGPT, which simulates human writing and conversation through artificial intelligence. ChatGPT is a chatbot program that generates ideas...

BLS celebrates Lunar New Year in the dining hall with a lion dance. (Photo Credit: Vivian Nguyen (I))

A Holiday of All Work and No Play

By Mark Snekvik (III) and Annie Dai (IV) February 6, 2023

The New Year is associated with relaxation, spending time with family and fresh beginnings. Boston grants everyone a week-long vacation to celebrate New Years with their loved ones and be free from school...

A United Nations hunger campaign displays this image of an affected child. (Photo Credit: Albert Gonzalez Farran)

Humanizing Humanitarian Aid Organizations

By Hannah Stoll (III) and Kassidi Thompson (I) February 6, 2023

Advertisements of humanitarian aid organizations, such as the Red Cross or the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), often present a particular image: a person struggling,...

Jason Allen’s AI-generated “Théâtre D’opéra Spatial” won first in the Colorado State Fair. (Source: PicsArt)

Art Without Humanity

By Mindy Luong (II) and Charlotte Ray (II) February 6, 2023

Robots, cars and computers. For several decades, artificial intelligence (AI) has extended its influence into areas that tiptoe closer and closer into the realm of daily life. Its ability to mimic and...

(Photo Credit: SZA)

Catherine’s Concerto: SOS by SZA

By Catherine Cox (III), Staff Writer February 6, 2023

After five long years, Solána Rowe, better known as SZA, has finally released her highly anticipated sophomore studio album, SOS. Released on Top Dawg Entertainment and RCA records, the album sees SZA...

BLS boys’ hockey team plays BLA at Fenway Park, beating them 3-1.

BLS Hockey Breaks the Ice at Frozen Fenway

By Rachel Li (IV) and Juliet McVay (IV) February 6, 2023

Earlier this month, the Boston Latin School boys’ and girls’ hockey teams had an extraordinary opportunity to play against Boston Latin Academy  at Fenway Park in the Frozen Fenway High School Scrimmages....

Damar Hamlin leaves the field after a game in December 2022. (Photo Credit: Greg M. Cooper)

Damar Hamlin Is on the Road to Recovery

By Terence Xie (I) and Liam Sullivan (III) February 6, 2023

Heading into Week 17 of the 2022-2023 National Football League (NFL) season, stakes were high for the Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills. The teams met in Cincinnati to play a crucial game in the NFL...

Celebrities Take on the Beauty Industry

Celebrities Take on the Beauty Industry

By Ariel Mura (III) and Tessa Reidy (III) February 6, 2023

erging at a dizzying rate. There is Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez, about-face by Halsey, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna, Pleasing by Harry Styles, Barker Wellness by Travis Barker and so many more. Celebrity beauty...

Cleo Barowsky (V) listens to music while doing homework. (Photo Credit: Lauren Dong (V))

No Lows to Lo-fi

By Neil Jin (II) and Angelina Wei (IV) February 6, 2023

Today, searching “study playlist” on YouTube or Spotify will yield hundreds of results in less than a second, with many playlists amassing millions of views. High school students should develop study...

College With a Sprinkle of Classism

By Dennis Cunniffe (II) and Luke Joseph (II) February 6, 2023

Early Decision (ED) admissions programs are not only unnecessary, but also present a barrier to college applicants who do not come from wealthy backgrounds. ED is an application process utilized by many...

Chase Your Dream, Not a Job

By Fiona Yuan (II) and Brandon Flores (IV) February 6, 2023

Children are often told to “follow their dreams.” For impressionable youth, this phrase once represented an excitement to venture into the infinite expanse of career possibilities. For middle- and...

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