Doc’s Farewell

Just before summer began, two Academy Chronicle reporters, Casey Chan and Bertina Kudrin had a chance to sit down and talk to Doctor Finely before he retired. What followed was a delightful mix of stories, memories, and tears – the latter mostly in the eyes of the two aforementioned reporters. Abbreviations: Casey: CC Bertina: BK Doc: Doc CC: So Doc,… Read more →

A Lead on Lead

A Lead on Lead

This past year BCA faced a lead contamination problem; but what exactly is this metal that has invaded our water system? Most BCA students do not possess knowledge about lead. In the words of one AMST student: “I don’t know much about lead, but I do know that there is lead in our water.” Some students also believe that the… Read more →

The Huntsman: Winter's War Review

The Huntsman: Winter’s War Review

Taking a bold stance, “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” acts as both a prequel and sequel to “Snow White and the Huntsman”, choosing to open audience’s eyes to the life of the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) himself as he embarks on an epic adventure while reconnecting with a wife he long thought dead. The movie is beautiful. From tiny porcupines made of… Read more →

Diversity In American Entertainment

Diversity In American Entertainment

Within the realm of American pop culture, there is very minimal, if at all, Asian representation in TV shows and movies. As proof, out of the top 100 films of 2014, only 5.3% of the characters were Asian. And if Asians are featured on television, they typically play characters that embody Asian stereotypes. It is common to see an Asian… Read more →


New Centrosaurine Ceratopsid

65 million years ago, an asteroid collided with the Earth, causing the end of the Age of Reptiles. Prior to this point in time, dinosaurs were the dominant form of terrestrial life, with few other creatures able to even compete against them in terms of size or diversity. One particular lineage of dinosaur was emerging just as the extinction was… Read more →

Ben&Jerry's Non-Dairy Ice Cream Review

Ben&Jerry’s Non-Dairy Ice Cream Review

After almost three years of careful taste tests and tweaks to recipe, Ben & Jerry’s has finally come out with their non-dairy, vegan ice cream line. The line launched in February of 2016, and featured four flavors: Chunky Monkey, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Coffee Caramel Fudge, and P.B. & Cookie. While Chunky Money and Chocolate Fudge Brownie are available in the… Read more →