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The Beachcomber

Senior Ian Ward plays Seymour Krelborn, a florist who discovers a flesh-eating plant and names it after the woman he longs for.

Drama Club Presents Little Shop of Horrors

Michael Karpov, Arts & Life Editor February 23, 2022

The Bison Theater will present Little Shop of Horrors on Friday, March 11, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 12, at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.  Much of the cast of this comic and exciting “rock and roll horror”...

Guru is a fictional character whose story seems to closely parallel the real life story of the late Indian millionaire Dhirubhai Ambani.

Watch Guru for the Story and Acting, Not for the Song and Dance

Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer January 12, 2022

Guru is a 2007 hit Bollywood drama that follows the story of Gurukant Desai and his journey from rags to riches and eventually to corruption.  Guru is a fictional character whose story seems to closely...

The plot is altered so that Rapunzel’s mother drinks the moon drop flower instead of the sun drop flower.

Twisted Tales Reimagines Rapunzel in ‘What Once Was Mine’

Hiba Ali, Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2022

Twisted Tales is a series that inserts alternative plot elements into Disney movies to imagine how they play out.  This installment, written by Elizabeth Braswell, retells the tale of Rapunzel, or...

Wadsworth crumples to his death after being shot by agent Larry Goodman.

Details Drive Success of Fall Production “Clue”

Moonhee Kim, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

“Clue” is a muder mystery based on the board game and 1985 film. The plot follows the course of a dinner party, where six guests are invited and held hostage, as they eventually discover, by their...

Squid Game is a show about a group of people, mostly broke and in debt, who decide to enter a contest to win 45.6 billion won (38,793,653 USD).

Is ‘Squid Game’ Worth the Watch?

November 19, 2021

No doubt you have at least heard of Netflix's popular K-drama. If by some chance you haven't watched it yet, check out our reviewers' takes on the show. Amy Zhou focuses on the show's commentary on...

Play the game and follow its rules; play the game to get to the next round. If you cannot follow those directions, players are told, you will be eliminated.

‘Squid Game’ Surprises With Betrayal and Suspense

Jack Soroka, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Squid Game is a show about a group of people, mostly broke and in debt, who decide to enter a contest to win 45.6 billion won (38,793,653 USD).  The contest is simple.   Play the game and follow...

It made me so frustrated to see how many of the players are willing to continue to play this life-risking game, all for a miniscule chance of actually winning.

‘Squid Game’ Exposes the Depth of Human Greed

Amy Zhou, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

After succumbing to the nagging of friends and the influence of online ratings and constant advertising, I have watched Netflix’s Korean drama series Squid Game.  Now, I will admit, at first I was...

Concertmaster Moonhee Kim is a member of the Cleveland Youth Orchestra and a participant in the Cleveland Institute of Music young artists’ program.

Orchestra Features Baroque and Modern Music in Fall Concert

Lana Lagman, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

The auditorium was full of family and friends of orchestra musicians on Nov. 3rd for the first in-person concert since 2019.  This will be the last fall performance conducted by orchestra director...

3 Idiots an Excellent Introduction to Bollywood Cinema

“3 Idiots” an Excellent Introduction to Bollywood Cinema

Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

Today, I will be reviewing 3 Idiots, a comic drama that follows two friends as they chase their arrogant but talented college roommate and recall their days together while learning more about his mysterious...

By centering on an Asian hero, Shang-Chi offers an antidote to a history of prejudiced portrayals in which Asians were often used as the punchline.

Marvel Centers Asian-American Action Hero in ‘Shang-Chi’

Elijah Kriwinsky October 19, 2021

Shang-Chi, the character on which Marvel’s new movie Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings is based, has a troubled history.  Shang Chi was originally created by Steve Englehart and Jim Starlin...

I’d like to see more people get into virtual reality, possibly just to play Beat Saber, sophomore Alex Johnson said.

Sophomore Swings Virtual Sabers

Amy Zhou, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Alexander Johnson, better known as the “VR Kid,” is a BHS sophomore who has recently caught his peers’ attention by playing an activity-based virtual reality rhythm game called Beat Saber during...

It was great to see a diverse cast on screen with a wide range of  personalities . Even with all the issues being addressed, the show doesn’t feel like it has too much on its plate, and there are no overly-cringy moments.

Grand Army: More Than Just Your Average Teen Show

Carrington Peavy, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2021

When you see shows geared towards teens nowadays, they fall into two categories: shows with highly attractive teens and dry plot lines or shows that fly off the rails and try too hard to shock the audience.  Either...

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