The Oscars no longer value artistic merit, best exemplified by this year’s Best Picture, Green Book. Last year, the Oscars had the lowest viewership for their main ceremony in 44 years. There are many possible reasons for this: the decline of cable, the perceived “rich people patting themselves on the back” sentiment, but the most likely is the lack of interest and investment in the films being nominated.
Since 1939, the NCAA Tournament has created many memories for sports fans all across the country. Year in and year out, there are 68 Division One basketball teams selected to play in the tournament. 32 of the teams selected have an automatic bid into the tournament, meaning they won their conference championship. The other 36 teams in the tournament receive an at-large bid, meaning a committee picks remaining teams that did not win their conference championships to participate in the tournament. There are two games to kick off the tournament that are called play-in games which narrows the tournament down to 64 teams to play out in a bracket, ultimately leading to a National Champion.
The Senior speeches are a tradition at BL and a lot of hard work goes into preparing for them. So far the BL community has heard a little more than half of the senior class give their speeches. We don’t have many left as we near May 17, the last day of school for seniors.
Every year as the transition to spring begins, prom season follows close behind. Prom means different things to different people, but for a significant group of students including students like Seniors Cooper […]