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The Student News Site of BASIS Independent McLean

The BIM Bulletin

The Student News Site of BASIS Independent McLean

The BIM Bulletin

Source: The Carter Center
Date: November 8, 2006
News
Rosalynn Carter: A Remembrance
Grace A. November 29, 2023

November 19, 2023 marks the passing of the beloved former first lady Rosalynn Carter, wife of Jimmy Carter. She was entered into hospice care...

Author Photograph
Current Events
Ghost Town: The Effects of the "Urban Doom Loop" on Tysons Corner
Grace A. November 13, 2023

The "Urban Doom Loop" is a term that refers to the decreasing demand of commercial real estate. This essentially means that as companies move...

Photo by Samuel Regan-Asante, tributes outside of Buckingham Palace
Current Events
Should a Royal Transition Initiate a National Transformation?
Grace A. January 20, 2023

The death of Queen Elizabeth II sparked widely different reactions throughout the world. Some view her death as a prompt to question the necessity...

Current Events
"I'm not a feminist but..."
Suman S., Editor-in-Chief • May 25, 2021

“I’m not a feminist but I believe in equality,” is a statement said far too often. Many people express their firm beliefs in equality yet...

MLB Opening Up
Current Events
MLB Opening Up
Taran K., Staff Writer • May 17, 2021

  Baseball is known as one of America’s favorite pastimes. However, the previous season was shortened to just 60 regular season games...

America Faces Another Catastrophe: A Ketchup Shortage
Current Events
America Faces Another Catastrophe: A Ketchup Shortage
Taran K., Ian P., and Julia H. April 30, 2021

In the beginning of the pandemic, people rushed to grocery market shelves for toilet paper rolls. Now, a year later, we have a shortage of something...

How have restaurants changed over quarantine?
Current Events
How have restaurants changed over quarantine?
Anika K., Staff Writer • April 22, 2021

In March 2020, when the pandemic began its spread across the world, many people could not even begin to imagine the drastic effects it would...

Power outages in San Marcos, TX following the Winter Storm (Source: Reuters)
Current Events
Texas Winter Storm Energy Crisis
Leena M., Staff Writer • April 9, 2021
"As a community, they did not have all the resources and equipment needed to withstand the storms."
Current Events
The Situation in Myanmar
Cameron C., Staff Writer & Photographer • March 4, 2021

This has been a tumultuous three weeks for the people of Myanmar. There have been large scale protests stemming from a military coup on February...

The 2021 Winter X Games
Current Events
The 2021 Winter X Games
Julia H., Staff Writer & Photographer • March 4, 2021

The Winter X Games is an annual skiing and snowboarding competition held in Aspen, Colorado. This year, X Games XXV was held from January 29...

Modern Violence Against Asian Americans
Current Events
Modern Violence Against Asian Americans
Annie W., Editor-in-chief • February 25, 2021

The recent acts of violence against elderly Asians have resulted in outcry from the Asian American community. It started with the security footage...

The Journey of Tom Bradys Success
Current Events
The Journey of Tom Brady's Success
Taran K., Staff Writer • February 25, 2021

Tom Brady is one of the most successful athletes in the world. He has won seven championships and super bowls and has won four super bowl MVPs...

The Gender Divide in Sports
Current Events
The Gender Divide in Sports
Suman S., Staff Writer • February 23, 2021

Why is there still a divide between men and women athletes in competitive sports? Whether this is the difference in pay that they receive, changing...

NBA Players’ Responses to Black Lives Matter
Current Events
NBA Players’ Responses to Black Lives Matter
Taran K., Staff writer • January 19, 2021

America is witnessing the effects of its horrible history of treatment towards African Americans: People are no longer staying quiet. Racism...

Current Events
The Founding Fathers Were Right: The State of Bi-Partisan Politics Today
Vivian X., Staff Writer • November 20, 2020

“Vote now! Mail in your ballot or go to a local poll,” they say. “Your voice can make a difference;  you can help decide who is in charge...