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Not So Secret Scholarships

Julia Remillard, Writer

As seniors prepare to graduate and move onto college, many are looking to receive money via scholarships. The price of attending a four year college nowadays is alarmingly high, ranging from $22,958 for public and $31,231 ...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 2 comments

The Democracy Swing

Dan Gregory, Writer

The media has been given an unbelievable power. It morphs people's view on virtually every topic. From deforestation to healthcare, the majority of information one gets on any given topic is spoon fed by various forms of m...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 0 comments

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Features

Senior Send Off

Maya Airoldi, Writer

One of the hardest choices in a young person’s life is what they want to do after they graduate high school. The choice they make will shape the rest of their life. The first thing to think about is the options one has. G...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Lock, Stock & Barrel

Since 1791, the Bill of Rights has been protecting the residents of America from the government. The document was crafted based off what the colonist found to be the most unfair from under the rule of the British. In ...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 0 comments

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The Mercury's First Subscriber

The BFA Mercury continues to add several subscribers on a daily basis, but we would like to take the time and say thank you to our first subscriber. The Mercury would like to say thank you to Pat McCormick for being our first official subscriber as of Feb. 2, 2016. The Mercury looks forward to continuously producing quality stories to all of our subscribers and beyond.

Sports

Collaboration With Cuba?

Robbie Maher, Editor & Marketing Director

After years of extraordinary tension between the United States and Cuba, time appears to have finally initiated the healing process between the nations. As in recent years, the US has evidently gravitated...  Read More »

May 11, 2016 • 1 comment

Battered Belief

Robbie Maher, Editor & Marketing Director

As if doubt from the majority of the American public wasn't enough, Tiger Woods appears to have lost the belief in him from the majority of his fellow Tour players. Sports Illustrated  (specifically Josh Berhow, Marika Washchyshyn and Sean Zak) recently polled more than 150 player...  Read More »

May 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Pats Deflated Again

April 26, 2016

Rams Acquire First Pick In NFL Draft

April 14, 2016

Kobe Scores 60 In Finale

April 14, 2016

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