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The Beachcomber

Frasier bravely left his dignity behind for this role, putting on pounds upon pounds of prosthetics, and placing himself in the shoes of a man slowly and painfully losing everything.

The Whale: Why it’s the Best and Worst Movie I’ve Ever Watched

Anah Khan, Features Editor February 26, 2023

The psychological drama The Whale debuted Dec. 9 at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival. Starring Brendan Fraser and Sadie Sink, the film follows an overweight, mentally unstable man suffering from congestive...

The performances got more and more impressive, reaching a totally tubular level of ‘80s and ‘90s awesomeness.

An Evening With the Hits of the ‘80s and ‘90s

Elijah Kriwinsky, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Choir director Darlene Haight explained that video production teacher Marc Chalice gave her the idea for this year’s ‘80s-themed cabaret night. “When I was cleaning out my storage room at the...

The plot follows a group of individuals who find shelter in an abandoned house from mass-murdering zombies.

New Directors Bring Horror and Humor With ‘Night of the Living Dead’

Amy Zhou, News Editor December 1, 2022

The Beachwood Bison drama club proudly presented Night of the Living Dead on the weekend of Nov. 10-12.  The stage production is adapted from the classic 1968 American horror film produced by George...

A major theme in Wakanda Forever is womens empowerment.  The vast majority of the cast is female. From Okoye, general of the Dora Milaje, to Queen Ramonda, and even Riri Williams, the captured scientist, every female lead in the movie exhibits courage and a strong spirit.

Marvel’s ‘Wakanda Forever’ Honors the Legacy of Chadwick Boseman

Anah Khan, Features Editor November 30, 2022

In the shadow of the death of the incredible actor Chadwick Boseman in Aug. 2020, Marvel Studios released its new sequel, Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever, on Nov. 11. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Wakanda...

King’s coming of age story was something I could cling to as a middle schooler, but the book’s impact was greatly diminished as I matured.

Ask the Passengers: A Worthy Buildungsroman?

Netta Haas, Opinion Editor October 20, 2022

To many people, A.S. King’s young adult novel Ask The Passengers is a heartwarming story of a teenager struggling to accept herself as a queer girl in small-town America. And in many ways, that is a...

How does a series launched more than a century ago still inspire so many adaptations?

Sherlock Holmes: the Classic, Quick-Witted Detective of 1892

Anah Khan, Features Editor October 18, 2022

My dear fellow,” said Sherlock Holmes, as we sat on either side of the fire in his lodgings at Baker Street, “life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. I curled...

Last year, we took our puppy, and we went to Old Mans Cave, Maxwell said.

Ohio Excursions

Carli Margolis, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Hocking Hills Hocking Hills was recommended by librarian Angela Maxwell. "Hocking Hills is a great opportunity to get the family out of the house and into nature, including the dog," she said. Located...

By utilizing a combination of luck, collaboration, innovation and sweat, the team transforms what was initially a pipe-dream into reality.

Mission Mangal Soars With Inspirational Story

Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

Welcome to Bollywood Gems, a series where I, an experienced Bollywood film viewer, review Bollywood films for quality and beginner-friendliness. Today I will be reviewing 2019’s Mission Mangal, which...

Mukherjee transitions from John Lennon to Black Sabbath.

White & Gold is Back

Ori Balkan, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

The White & Gold variety show, performed April 30, included a number of vocal and instrumental acts. Considering the show has not been performed live since 2019, it seemed extremely professional. The...

Lata Mangeshkar pictured at her birthday concert in 2011.

Remembering Lata Mangeshkar

Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Lata Mangeshkar was an eight-decade Indian cultural phenomenon who launched her singing career at age 13 and continued it until her death at the age of 92 on Feb. 6 of this year. Mangeshkar was well...

Seymour (Ian Ward) complains to Audrey II (Puppeteer Austyn Stout, Voice by Jonah Kaminsky) about her voracious appetite.

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Delights Audiences

Michael Karpov, Arts & Life Editor March 28, 2022

The BHS Bison Theater presented Little Shop of Horrors on March 11-13. This comic and horrific musical tells the story of Seymour, an orphan who works in a plant shop. Life in the plant shop is sadly...

Ben Bosler (Class of 2021) performing with the teacher band at the last in-person White & Gold show in 2019.

White & Gold Returns to in-Person Performance

Ori Balkan, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

The  annual BHS talent show White & Gold will return on April 30 after a two-year break from the stage.  “It’s sort of a mixture between a talent show and a variety show,” White & Gold...

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