The Bulldog Reporter

The Student News Site of Hopewell Valley Central High School

The Bulldog Reporter

The Bulldog Reporter

Picture of Mezzalunas

La Mezzaluna Restaurant Review

La Mezzaluna is a beloved Italian restaurant in the center of Princeton, New Jersey. They pride themselves on serving authentic Italian cuisine with fresh seasonal ingredients. We visited La Mezzaluna...

Mr. Anderson, Ol’ Reliable

Mr. Anderson, Ol’ Reliable

Iris Lautermilch April 27, 2023

“It’s campy, it’s pretentious, it’s artsy, it’s not even that coherent,” praises Colin Szustakowski. Wesley Wales Anderson. Behind that coy smile and corduroy suit is the mind that has manufactured...

Volleyball on wood floor

HVCHS Volleyball- The Freshman Experience

Kirthi Suryanarayan April 27, 2023

All students at CHS know about volleyball. To some, it's one of the best units in PE, with teams made between grade levels. Juniors are paired with freshmen and sophomores with seniors. However, many students...

Image of book cover

Book Review: Between Shades of Gray

Kaitlyn Kuchinski March 15, 2023

“Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth?  That morning, my brother’s was worth a pocket watch.”  - Ruta Sepetys, Between Shades of Gray  *spoiler free* At once an engrossing,...

Sarah Gross pictured next to an I hear Manhatten Vintage sign

What’s Old is New Again: Vintage Fashion Comes to Life at The Manhattan Vintage Show

Sarah Gross March 15, 2023

From brightly-colored bell bottom trousers to patchwork denim jackets, the iconic fashion of the past has made its way back to the Big Apple, dazzling both Instagram influencers and suburban teenagers...

Image of heart inside empty wallet

For the Love of Money

Iris Lautermilch February 13, 2023

Nothing says America like a commercialized celebration of love. February 14th is wrought with expectations to exchange gifts, flowers and food. To teenagers luxuriating off minimum wage, that shopping...

Picture illustrating a digital portfolio with a computer and other icons

The Portfolio: Blessing or Burden?

Vanessa Walrath January 25, 2023

As a senior in high school, I believe that I’m well-acquainted with general student expectations and the input required for a certain grade in a class. And as the years have gone by, the pattern has...

Photo of presenter at Dodge poetry festival

Prioritizing your Passion: Lessons from Sandra Cisneros and the Dodge Poetry Festival

Emily Eschleman December 19, 2022

In October, I attended the Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry event in North America, as part of a field trip through HVCHS. The event is held biennially at the Performing Arts Center and the Downtown...

Person sleeping with feet on a clock

A Hypocrite’s Guide to Curing Procrastination

Iris Lautermilch December 19, 2022

Might be news to you, but there’s a hot new virus in town. The trendiest illness floating around is…procrastination! It’s puzzling - - the disease seems to be totally illogical and possibly contagious,...

Picture of Taylor Swifts album Midnights

Taylor Swift’s Midnights Album- A Review

Sarah Gross November 30, 2022

Arguably one of the most popular female artists of the past decade, Taylor Swift has immersed her fanbase in a melodic blend of passionate storytelling and vibrant pop undertones. Midnights, publicized...

The Academic Culture of Hopewell Valley

The Academic Culture of Hopewell Valley

Sarah Gross June 2, 2022

In my three years of attendance at Hopewell Valley Central High School, I have been fed messages that insinuate the very mental health crisis that engulfs much of the current student body. Students at...

Free pride flag image, public domain LGBTQ CC0 photo.

The Don’ts of the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Vayun Tandon May 22, 2022

When has a state bill like Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act ever sparked a national debate that caused this much discussion? Throughout the past few weeks of the controversy, the exact...

Load More Stories
Activate Search