College Football playoffs changes confuse viewers, increases blowouts

The College Football Playoff (CFP) will be expanded from four to 12 teams starting in the 2026 season at the latest, though it could take effect as early as 2024, after a vote by the College Football Playoff Board of Managers. Teams seeded five through 12 will play for a chance to play one of […]


Sapphic show cancellation hinders LGBTQ+ inclusivity in media

Recently, the diversity in the film industry, including within the LGBTQ+ community, has progressed. This increase in representation is visible even as side characters in major shows like “Stranger Things,” or movies like “Do Revenge.” However, the improved inclusivity and representation aren’t the same for all members within the community. Shows containing women-loving-women (WLW), or […]


Homecoming returns to Valley Dale Ballroom after two year hiatus

The Student Council hosted the homecoming dance at Valley Dale Ballroom Saturday, Sept. 17 for the first time in two years due to lack of COVID-19 restrictions. Social studies teacher and Student Council Advisor Michael Featherstone said the decision to have homecoming at Valley Dale this year was made in the spring of last school […]


Social-Emotional Learning Program implemented to help transition to high school

Wayfinder, a research-based social-emotional learning program, has been introduced to the high school to target decision-making and critical thinking skill sets, starting with the class of 2026. High school guidance counselor David Leland said that the decision to bring Wayfinder to the high school was made by the guidance counselors. After the COVID-19 epidemic halted […]


New program aims to teach sustainability among students, adults

High school students and Environmental Club members participated in several events hosted by Green Bexley in their Sustainable September initiative this past September. Bexley’s Sustainability Program Coordinator Elizabeth Ellman said that Bexley’s outward-facing sustainability organization, Green Bexley, hosted several events that coincided with weekly topics and actions during the month of September. “Of these actions, […]

Athletes of the Month

Freshman Amiya Bowles plays 1st Singles against Columbus Schools for Girls on Sept. 8