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StumbleUpon: New Way To Find Information and Entertainment

Kirsten Selstad, Section Editor

April 21, 2011


Filed under Opinion

The Internet is the place most go when haunted by boredom. You sit around, go through the usual boring list of social networking and pop up filled game sites. There are so many things to discover online, we just have a hard time finding them. People don’t know where to begin to look, or how to go about...

That’s So…Not Fetch: ‘Mean Girls’ Sequel Sinks

Molly Brown, Reporter

April 14, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Whoever had the idea to make a sequel to one of the best movies of our generation was seriously disturbed. As a matter of fact, sequels should not be made to movies unless it is continuing on with the same story. This is because 90% of the time sequels are not as good as the original. Recently, some...

Tiger Mother: Addresses Parenting Issues

Lauren Pino, Reporter

February 17, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Last month, a memoir called Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother was published. What began as just a woman venting about her coming of age as a mother turned into a giant debate that has left many individuals angry at the book’s author. The idea that the memoir I described could gain so much controvers...

How To Spend 20 Dollars

Dan McCauley, Reporter

January 28, 2011


Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusives

A twenty-dollar bill is not a rare sight to come across in the Johnson County Bubble but it is generally a given to start a weekend off right. The BV West Newspaper staff was presented with a question; what is the best way to spend $20? There are endless possibilities to this riddling inquiry but which...

Oprah Takeover: Too Much to Handle

Michelle Brox, Editor

January 25, 2011


Filed under Opinion

The queen of TV is taking a step up in the world by creating not a new show, but a new network.  Apparently The Oprah Winfrey Show and O Magazine were just not enough for the ambitious Lady O. She was inspired to create an entire network devoted to ‘encouraging people to live with an open heart’...

The Holidays: Not Just About Lights and Gifts

Carly Jones, Reporter

December 4, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Christmas in October?  Christmas in November?  Last time I checked, Christmas was in December.  I don’t know if it is just the citizens of Johnson County, but apparently people think Christmas is meant to be celebrated during various months of the calendar.  Christmas is Dec. 25 for a reason: to...

“Friendship” Tool is Not So Friendly

Kara David, Section Editor

December 2, 2010


Filed under Opinion

No, I do not want to see your friendship.  Nor do I think I have the right to. Friendships are between two people, not two people and the whole cyber world.  Facebook has gone too far this time. A new link featured on Facebook is titled “See Friendship.” Replacing the old “See Wall to Wall,...