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The Beachcomber

‘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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A Very Bison Halloween

October 31, 2018

What To Watch On Netflix This Spooky Season

What To Watch On Netflix This Spooky Season

Nicole Breger, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

As the chilly weather draws us inside and fall sports come to a close, it's a good time for candy and some scary Netflix binging. Movies The Shining (R)- It’s an all-time classic film with the memorable...

The band performs at the West Geauga game. Photo by Nakita Reidenbach

Band and Drill Team to Perform Senior Show at Orange Game

Nicole Breger, Staff Writer October 26, 2018

The Orange game tonight is the last football game of the regular season. It’s a must win for the Bison to make it to the playoffs. Seniors from the football team, band, drill team and cheer will be...

Class of 2019 adviser Alex Paulchell crowns Melody Shen at the Homecoming dance. Photo by Elizabeth Metz.

Melondy Shen Crowned Queen

Haleigh McPhillips, Staff Writer October 15, 2018

During halftime at the Homecoming football game on Friday night, the Homecoming Queen was crowned. Maya Neyman, Jing-Jing Shen and Melondy Shen, the Top Three candidates, were escorted by their parents...

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Pinecrest Offers New Dining and Entertainment Options

Nakita Reidenbach and Neha Chellu October 5, 2018

Pinecrest Shopping Centre opened in June of 2018. The mixed use mall offers a variety of restaurants and entertainment centers, such as the Silverspot Cinema and Pinstripes bowling alley. Offices...

John David Washington stars as Ron Stallworth, an African American cop who leads an investigation into the Colorado Springs chapter of the KKK. Image source:

BlacKkKlansman Delivers Gripping Storytelling and Compelling Cinematography

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor September 28, 2018

BlacKkKlansman is a film based on a true story. In the late 1970s, rookie cop Ron Stallworth (John David Washington), who is African American, joins the Colorado Springs Police Department and leads an...

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Bojack Horseman Offers Edgy Humor and Surprising Social Commentary

Tyler Pohlman, News Editor September 24, 2018

Bojack Horseman follows the episodic mishaps of BoJack Horseman and friends Diane Nguyen, Princess Carolyn, Todd Chavez and Mr. Peanutbutter on their wacky adventures in a fictionalized version of Hollywood. BoJack...

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