30 Days of Horror: The Whaley House Features Special Events 

30 Days of Horror: The Whaley House

Thomas Whaley was born in New York City on October 5, 1823. In September of 1855, Thomas bought land in San Diego, CA and then constructed a brick house for himself and his wife Anna. The couple had three children while living in the house; Francis Hilton, Thomas Jr., and Anna Amelia. Sadly, Thomas Jr. died at the age of 18 months from scarlet fever. After the death of their son, the couple and their two children moved out of the house to San Francisco. While living there, the couple…

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30 Days of Horror: The Holocaust Twin Experiments Features Special Events 

30 Days of Horror: The Holocaust Twin Experiments

Eva Mozes Kor was born in a small village in Port, Romania on January 31, 1934 along with her twin sister Miriam. They had two older sisters and a mother and father. Then in May 1944, when Miriam and Eva were just 10 years old, the two girls and their family arrived by cattle car to Auschwitz. Eva recalled being very confused and never having seen such a place before. As Eva was looking around, she realized that her father and two older sisters were gone and they were never…

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Let’s Be Frank About “Frank” Features Movies 

Let’s Be Frank About “Frank”

“I say tell everyone everything. Why cover anything up?” The movie Frank was released in 2014 and was directed by Lenny Abrahamson. This dramedy, despite the title, does not feature the character Frank, played by Michael Fassbender, as the protagonist but rather as just one of the main characters. This movie actually follows a man named Jon Burroughs, played by Domhnall Gleeson. Jon wanders a small town all day brainstorming songs as he aspires to be a famous musician. Then one day on the ocean shore, he meets Don, played…

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30 Days of Horror: The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel Features Special Events 

30 Days of Horror: The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel

Anneliese Michel was born in Germany in 1952 and raised by a family of strict catholics. When she was 16 however, she experienced what is described as an “episode” and lost consciousness. That evening, she felt an unknown weight on her chest as if something were holding her down. She had another episode before she was finally taken to see two doctors who both believed that her “episodes’ may be seizure related. Over the course of three years, Anneliese would continue to have episodes even though the many scans of…

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30 Days of Horror: The Black Dahlia Features Special Events 

30 Days of Horror: The Black Dahlia

It was a cold morning on January 15th, 1947 when the body of Elizabeth Short was found in a vacant lot in Los Angeles, CA. The person who discovered her lifeless body originally thought she was a mannequin because she was pale and completely drained of blood. Her face was even cut from ear to ear, creating a gruesome ‘smile’. A little over a week after her death, The Examiner received a letter with a message cut out of news clippings. The letter simply stated, “Here is Dahlia’s belongings letter…

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The Blessing of Blood Features Focus Special Events 

The Blessing of Blood

As many of you may know, our student council holds three blood drives each year. Our school gets a really nice turnout each time and we should be very proud of how caring our students are. However, what many students don’t think about is the lives that are saved by their simple blood donations.There are so many people in our area and around the country that are helped by this simple act.   One person in our area that was helped is Lilly Miller. Lilly was just five months old…

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Take a Risk on Riverdale Features Movies 

Take a Risk on Riverdale

“…trapped within its walls, like some Gothic heroine, was Cheryl Blossom, who’s still grieving for her beloved brother Jason. Linked in death even as they were in life.” This is just one of the many intriguing lines from the TV show Riverdale. Riverdale is an extremely thrilling new TV show by the CW. The show is the CW’s take on the classic Archie Andrews comics. The first episode begins with the narrator Jughead Jones, played by Cole Sprouse, narrating the goings on of the small town of Riverdale from his…

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Who Else Wants to Enjoy Lunch? Editorials Features Food Opinion 

Who Else Wants to Enjoy Lunch?

Northern Bedford has always prided itself on being both a great school academically and athletically, but Northern Bedford has a pretty big flaw forming…its lunches. This is the second school year that Northern Bedford has only had one lunch line, and it has become very problematic. Many students don’t have enough time to eat their lunches depending on when they are dismissed by the teachers on duty. One lunch line is simply not enough to supplement such a large group of students. Another issue with the singular lunch line is…

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