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Who Knew Thanksgiving Could Be So Exhausting?

Who Knew Thanksgiving Could Be So Exhausting?

Sophia Wolmer

December 9, 2015


Filed under Science & Technology

After your family has gathered around the table and indulged in a feast of turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing, do you ever feel tired? Your stomach is full and you feel fatigued, but why does this occur?  The common misconception, is that this effect is a result of the turkey included in our Thanksgiving meals.  Recently however, this myth h...

Flying Syringes Deliver Ethical Questions

Flying Syringes Deliver Ethical Questions

David Yang

November 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Science & Technology

  Reviewing the list of the electives offered for the upcoming trimester, I noticed an interesting class, Entrepreneurial Science Biotech Research & Development, in which students run a virtual biotechnology company. The project the students promote in the class is called the “Flying Syringe,” wh...

hackBCA: Back and Better Than Ever

hackBCA: Back and Better Than Ever

Norah Gordon

June 24, 2015


Filed under Halloween Assembly-Monday, October 31, School, Science & Technology

High school programmers from both BCA and across the country flocked to BCA recently for hackBCA II, our school’s own twenty-four hour hackathon.  Alongside the young hackers were representatives from sponsors like Intel, Make School, and Rutgers, who aided them along the way.  Some of the winning projects incl...

Club MEDs Bodies Exhibit

Club MEDs Bodies Exhibit

Rachael Han

June 24, 2015


Filed under Halloween Assembly-Monday, October 31, School, Science & Technology

It is exactly 9:04 AM and students begin to board the school bus for the Bodies Exhibit field trip, hosted by Club MEDS, on May 26th. Specifically, these students are heading to the Body Worlds: Pulse at Discovery Times Square. The field trip was organized by the Club MEDS members: Stacey Chung, Alex ...

Clearing the Myths: 3 Truths You Should Know About Ebola

Simona Vigodner

November 25, 2014


Filed under Features, Science & Technology

The Ebola virus has been one of the most talked about-topics in recent months and is front and center on the news. However, as the disease has grown more popular in the public eye, several important facts have been misinterpreted. To dispel the viral rumors about the disease, here are the three ...

Biology and Politics: A Link Closer than You Think

Christine Olaogun

April 8, 2014


Filed under Science & Technology

As high school students looking forward to becoming voting adults in the coming years, many of us have began to form our views and express our opinions in support of our preferred political ideologies. One thing that is certain is that we will not all share the same political views. While some of us may b...

Who Rules the School: Google or Apple?

Who Rules the School: Google or Apple?

Meena Raman

February 13, 2014


Filed under Science & Technology

Here at BCA, there is no surprise that great debate stirs on the subject of Apple technology; however, this recent event, marked by a vast accumulation of data, demonstrates that Google beats out Apple as BCA's favorite brand. From October 26th to October 27th, in the midst of a crowded schedule, thirty-seven BCA students responded to a school wide poll...

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