• Formal Senior Pictures too Risqué?

    Formal Senior Pictures too Risqué?

    Jozlynn Magallanez, Commentary Editor

    October 23, 2018

    Bastrop High School seniors are set to wear formal attire in their yearbook pictures, however, the traditional drapes female students are required to wear are out of the school’s day to day dress code. The tradition of the garments, which have been worn since the 1950’s, give many students the impression...

    Seniors and school officials discuss the pros and cons of keeping with the traditional formal pictures over cap and gowns for consistency. For comparison, senior River Parrish's formal and cap and gown pictures have been split to show the divide.

    Sheridan Stephenson

  • Undocumented and Unheard

    Undocumented and Unheard

    Jozlynn Magallanez, Commentary Editor

    October 23, 2018

    The conversation on illegal immigration is a constant with recent controversy and policy changes. With 4.1 million immigrants in Texas, many Texans have a relationship to immigrants due to them occupying a good portion of our population. Whether it be in school, at work, or just a neighbor, Texans int...

    Many who pass through the borderland find themselves in small towns outside of major cities such as Tornillo.

    Jozlynn Magallanez

  • Long time traditions end due to political incorrectness, practicality

    Long time traditions end due to political incorrectness, practicality

    Alex Mitchell, Editor in Chief

    September 20, 2018

    With changing times and developing culture, long lasting traditions and norms are forced to be modified alongside them. BHS is experiencing this firsthand with the adjustments and end of many traditions like senior superlatives and homecoming themes. BHS has made these disputed changes to ensure appropriateness...

    Reminiscing on last year's memories, students look at the 2017-2018 senior superlatives page in the Bear Tracks. The senior superlatives page highlights certain students for things like “best dressed”, “most changed”, “life of the party.” “I think senior superlatives are really cool and fun,” junior Logan Anderson said. “But some of them can be taken inappropriately and it’s kind of like a popularity contest, so it makes sense why the yearbook is limiting them.”

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