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The Student News Site of The Bishop's School

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The Student News Site of The Bishop's School

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History Teacher Mr. Matthew Valji explained that after World War II there was, “there was a general understanding about a rules-based system, such as not using tanks to invade countries and change borders.” In February 2022, Russia used tanks to invade Ukraine in an attempt to annex Ukraine and change the European borders.

Ukraine’s Continuing Importance

Ben Brown, Graphics Editor
March 6, 2024
At the quantum level, fusion occurs when isotopes of hydrogen (deuterium and tritium) fuse together by chance as they move incredibly fast thanks to the thermoenergy from the plasma’s temperatures (hotter than the center of the sun). Then, this resulting fused compound can break apart into its stablest form: a helium atom and a neutron. In this refiguration, an incredible amount of thermal-kinetic energy is released (in neutron form) due to the stability of helium, proved in Albert Einstein’s E = mc2 equation.

The Future Lies in Fusion

Ben Brown, Graphics Editor
January 22, 2024
An estimated 7% of U.S. food waste — or four million tons annually — is contributed by consumers throwing out foods due to “confusion” regarding food labels, a study by ReFED found.

Expiration Dates: Spoiled

Ben Brown, Graphics Editor
October 20, 2023
It was here, on the second story of the old, 1874 State Capitol Building, when some of California’s top lawmakers finally registered that Proposition 64, the marijuana legalization bill they conceived, would become a law. Of course, it would take years from that 2016 night, and a sharp increase in marijuana use amongst children, for them to fully comprehend the weight of their actions.

Legalizing Marijuana: Not So Dope

Ben Brown, Graphics Editor
August 23, 2023
Teams, like the Boys Varsity Soccer Team, have the addition of comradery and support, which make group effort essential to success in competition.

Which Team Are You On?

Ben Brown, Graphics Editor
May 25, 2023
Democracy is a fragile being, especially in the United States — a nation with a rich history of political engagement. A recent example of this fragility is the January 6 United States Capitol attack, where supporters of former President Trump tried to reverse a democratic election to keep Trump in office

We Hold These Truths to Be…

Ben Brown, Graphics Editor
May 1, 2023
Despite being the first ever partnership, the All Girls STEM Society and Cyber Assist – two tech based service clubs at Bishop’s – put on an engaging event at the Circuitry and Hardware Workshop at Mission Valley Library on Saturday, February 18, which turned out to be a huge success in helping underprivileged youth in San Diego get their hands on tech.

Bringing Girls into STEM

Ben Brown, Graphics Editor
February 23, 2023
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