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BCA's Thoughts on the First Presidential Debate
Neha Vazarkar, Editor • October 26, 2020

The first presidential debate was long-awaited by people on both sides of the political spectrum. It would be the first time that Vice President Joe Biden and President Trump would square off and give...

Standardized Test Cancellations Due to COVID-19
Standardized Test Cancellations Due to COVID-19
Margaret O'Hara, Writer • August 13, 2020

Not even college entrance exams—a time-honored, student-dreaded tradition—are immune to COVID-19. Recent test cancellations have evoked stress in students across the country and many BCA students have...

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Mahomes celebrates the Chiefs’ victory in the Super Bowl (photo from CBS Sports).
Did BCA Students Watch the Super Bowl?
Eli Engler, General Editor • February 25, 2020

On Sunday, February 2, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV (54). The two teams had to battle their way through the AFC and NFC...

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This may be the possible future of space travel if AI were effectively taught to be empathetic. Astronauts could receive mental health support on long missions if this were the case.
2020: Is this the Year of Empathetic Artificial Intelligence?
Michelle Kim, General Editor • April 20, 2020

     At a conference at Dartmouth College in 1956, the word “artificial intelligence” was first uttered. Now, nearly seventy years later, artificial intelligence (AI)...

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The Making of "Legally Blonde"
Yilin Xie • March 9, 2020

From February 27th to 29th, the musical production of the Bergen County Academies, Legally Blonde, played in the school’s auditorium and received marvellous responses...

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COVID-19: Revealing the Underlying Racism
Irene Kim, Writer • April 15, 2020

“Racism against Asians is unfounded and emphasizes an underlying societal problem that currently exists. This event just happened to highlight it,” said Michelle Kim,...

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VBCA Series Part 1: VBCA is Good, but How Do We Make it Better?
Emily Hashem • April 1, 2020

This article is part of a series.  Contents:  Part 1  Preface and methods  Survey results and analysis  Updates from student council  Helpful links...

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