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The Beachcomber

Teen favorite On My Block returns to Netflix on March 29.

My Top 5 Spring Break Binge List

Tiani Allen, Staff Writer March 27, 2019

Spring break again... It is too short, but it means we’re one step closer to summer. Many BHS students are traveling in super-warm places like Florida or South Carolina; others, like me, are staying...

City Barbeque on Chagrin Boulevard catches the eye of southern Midwest native.

City Barbeque is Legit

Anna Ward, Staff Writer March 23, 2019

I’m a tough judge of barbeque. As a native of southern Midwest cities such as Omaha and Kansas City, where barbecue is viewed as a badge of civic pride, I’ve had my fair share of some of the best barbecue...



Abigail Adams, Staff Writer March 18, 2019

The drama club performed Fiddler on the Roof  on March 15-16. The show was directed by Pat Haynish and Rob Sapp. The classic musical tells the story of Anatevka, a 19th-century Jewish community...

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Metro Exodus Review

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor March 11, 2019

I’m standing amidst a jumble of abandoned cars on a crumbling highway. Most of the surrounding skyscrapers, fallen into severe disrepair, no longer kiss the heavens as they once did. At my feet is...

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Dazzling Landscapes, Weak Story

Michael Karpov, Staff Writer March 5, 2019

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is the third installment in a series of animated adventure films set in a fantastical viking world where dragons are a part of daily life. The first two films,...

 Spirit Payton eats a big bowl of noodles on her ASMR YouTube channel The Chew.

ASMR Calms Anxious Students

Tiani Allen, Staff Writer January 19, 2019

Crunch, crunch, crunch... the chewing sound resonates as YouTuber Spirit Payton of ASMR channel The Chew chomps on a pickle. Tap, tap, tap... the clickety keyboard sound intensifies as Payton continues...

Even those not familiar with Lee may recognize the man with the iconic sunglasses and easily-recognizable smile who appeared in cameos in every one of the the over 25 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Image source: Edward Liu via Wikimedia Commons.

The Forever Avenger: Stan Lee

Nicole Breger, Staff Writer January 11, 2019

Stan Lee, the Marvel Comic guru behind the Avengers, Ant-Man, Spiderman and many more heroes we’ve come to love and admire, passed away at the age of 95 on Nov. 12. Through the comics he published...

‘Into the Spider-Verse’ Soars on Innovative Animation and Character Development

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor January 9, 2019

I think it’s fair to say that Marvel movies are almost always good. At worst, they’re as mediocre as the first Thor film, and at best, as impactful as Infinity War. For most of their movies, Marvel...

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Mortal Engines is Flawed, But Fun to Watch

Michael Karpov, Staff Writer January 8, 2019

As I was first going into the movie theater to watch Mortal Engines, I didn’t have high expectations. I knew the studio lost an estimated $100 million. I also knew from internet comments that the...

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Drama Club Delivers High Energy Performance With ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer December 4, 2018

The fall musical, Peter and the Starcatcher, was presented during the weekend of Nov 16. The leads were played by BHS juniors: Ari Sokol as Peter while Jordyn Zawatsky and Joelle Rosenthal split the...

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Ubisoft Offers More of the Same With Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Joey Lewis, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 26, 2018

Ancient Greek culture contributed myths, mathematics, architecture and democratic ideas that are essential in our modern world. This makes ancient Greece a pretty neat setting for Ubisoft’s prestigious...

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“Bohemian Rhapsody” Spotlights Queen’s Rise and Mercury’s Personal Struggles

Michael Karpov, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody tells the amazing story of Freddie Mercury and Queen in their rise to becoming one of the most legendary bands in the world. The movie’s extensive use of the band's hits never felt...

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