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  • New Year, Time For New Headphones
  • Star Wars Sells Out, Becomes Stale
  • Big Maxie’s Bites: Slyman’s Tavern at Pinecrest
  • School District Leaders Campaign For Combined Levy On May Ballot
  • From Markets to Marathons
  • New Year, Time For New Headphones

    New Year, Time For New Headphones

    Sam Thomas, Staff Writer

    January 17, 2018

    A year after their release in December of 2016, Apple AirPods wireless headphones have taken the nation by storm. “Apple’s AirPods have accounted for 85 percent of totally wireless headphone dollar sales in the U.S.,” according to market research by the NPD group. The cost of $160 may be high for some customers, but the quality make them worth the price. They are physic...

    Just as Apple revolutionized the cell phone, AirPods seem to be the first generation in their revolution of the headphone market. Image source: Apple.com

  • Star Wars Sells Out, Becomes Stale

    Star Wars Sells Out, Becomes Stale

    Joey Lewis, Staff Writer

    January 17, 2018

    'It would be idiotic to write a review of this film, because chances are you’ve already seen it. That sums up the power and influence of the Star Wars franchise. It’s the kind of thing people often flock to without question. That’s not to say that this movie is bad. However, it wasn’t great. T...

    The lessons from the original trilogy were nothing new. It presented a black and white moral universe where good beats evil and heart beats tech. What was important was that these themes were executed well. Image source: Starwars.com

  • Big Maxie’s Bites: Slyman’s Tavern at Pinecrest

    Big Maxie’s Bites: Slyman’s Tavern at Pinecrest

    Max Alter, Online Editor-in-Chief

    December 22, 2017

    In 1966, Ralph Abdallah purchased Larry’s Ham and Eggs on St. Clair in downtown Cleveland and founded Slyman’s restaurant, named after his grandfather. In 2015, after 49 years serving serving the largest deli sandwiches in Cleveland, current owner Freddie Slyman opened Slyman’s Tavern in Ind...

    Slyman’s, a breakfast and lunch- only joint, provides diners with an in-and-out gargantuan sandwich, and a damn fine one at that. Slyman’s Tavern, which both the Independence and Orange locations are named, is a dining experience. You sit down, enjoy your company and grab a bite. Image source: Slymanstavern.com

  • School District Leaders Campaign For Combined Levy On May Ballot

    School District Leaders Campaign For Combined Levy On May Ballot

    Vivian Li, News Editor

    December 21, 2017

    The Bond Levy Portion Would Finance the Planned Elementary Consolidation; The Operating Levy Would Finance Ongoing District Operations READ MORE »»

    “A good building can make a difference,” Hardis said. “It needs to have the types of spaces and resources that support the type of education that we’re really blessed to offer in Beachwood.” Image by Strollo architects

  • From Markets to Marathons

    From Markets to Marathons

    Jinle Zhu, Editor-in-Chief

    December 20, 2017

    AP Economics teacher Pam Ogilvy ran the Indianapolis Marathon on Nov. 4. This is not the first time Ogilvy has completed a 26.2 mile race; it's her sixth time across the finish line. “I started running in 2011, and I've run six marathons and even more half-marathons," Ogilvy said. "I ran smalle...

    There's one last marathon on Ogilvy’s bucket list: the New York Marathon. Photo courtesy of Pam Ogilvy.

School District Leaders Campaign For Combined Levy On May Ballot
Academic Challenge Qualifies For National Tournament

Academic Challenge Qualifies For National Tournament

November 21, 2017

African American Literature Class Raises Awareness on ‘Take a Knee’

African American Literature Class Raises Awareness on ‘Take a Knee’

November 6, 2017

City Leaders Face Off in Mayoral Race

City Leaders Face Off in Mayoral Race

November 3, 2017

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Young Team Faces Ambitious Schedule
Headed For Another Perfect Season

Headed For Another Perfect Season

November 3, 2017

Lackritz and Alexander Aiming to Build Gymnastics Team

Lackritz and Alexander Aiming to Build Gymnastics Team

October 28, 2017

Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017

October 12, 2017

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From Markets to Marathons
Goosie Style

Goosie Style

October 30, 2017

Science Department Offers New Anatomy and Physiology Course

Science Department Offers New Anatomy and Physiology Course

September 11, 2017

New Teacher Spotlight: Emily Samek

New Teacher Spotlight: Emily Samek

August 24, 2017

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