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The film is centered around Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a mentally disturbed rent-a-clown.

‘The Joker’ Transforms Cartoon Villain into Complex Character Study

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor November 1, 2019

Most superhero movies are pretty clear cut. There’s a hero with an iron will to protect people, and a cunning villain who sees the conflict like a four-dimensional chess game.  These external conflicts...

What does the proletariat stand to gain or lose as TikTok becomes the heart of culture?

A Marxist Reading of TikTok

Alice Soprunova, Staff Writer October 15, 2019

In 2016, Beijing ByteDance Technology Co Ltd. released, a lip sync video-sharing platform today most remembered for giving the world Jacob Sartorius and other faux riche preteen garbage celebrities.  In...

The Book of Mormon ran at Cleveland’s Palace Theater from Sept. 6 until Sept. 15.

Orange Alum Stars in Book of Mormon

Bridgitte Feldman, Enterprise Editor October 6, 2019

“Look at these reviews: a satiric masterpiece, a surprise smash! It was shocking, outrageous, insulting, and I loved every minute of it!” -Max Bialystock in Where Did We Go Right from The Producers...

Endless Legend presents a vibrant range of colors, with imaginative fantastical creatures.

Build an Empire, Face a Climate Crisis in Endless Legend

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer September 7, 2019
With the recent announcement of Amplitude’s so-called magnum opus Humankind, which appears to be a spiritual successor to Endless Legend, it seems appropriate to visit this game of exploration, expansion, exploitation and extermination.
The long-awaited Avengers: Endgame does not disappoint devout Marvel fans.

Endgame Wraps-Up Avengers Saga

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor May 9, 2019

*WARNING* Spoilers Ahead The highly-anticipated conclusion to the Avengers saga has finally arrived with Avengers Endgame, and it does not disappoint. As usual, the acting was phenomenal. The special...

The 2018-2019 hosts of BHSs annual White and Gold talent show.

White and Gold Displays Extraordinary BHS Talent

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor May 1, 2019

This year’s White & Gold talent show, performed on April 13, was even stronger than last year’s; it featured a greater variety of songs and dances performed with professionalism. The show opened...

Nervous Dog Coffee Bar is a preferred study and meeting location for Beachwood students.

Nervous Dog a Great Place to Study, Hang Out

Tiani Allen, Staff Writer April 1, 2019

Personally, I can never do homework at home because I will make some grade A oatmeal, and then I will end up taking a nap that will drift into a good night's sleep. And of course, no one wants to stay...

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,...

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