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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

The world of Wellington Wells feels like the 60’s vision of the future from The Jetsons mixed with Bioshock’s sinister background and Overwatch’s cartoony character design.
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‘We Happy Few’ Disappoints

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer September 1, 2018
Game play fails to produce joy
The Surface Go comes in two configurations: the $399 variant with 4GB of ram and 64GB of storage and the $549 variant with 8 GB of ram and 128 GB of storage. I purchased the $399 model. Image source:

Microsoft’s Surface Go: A Student’s Perspective

Tyler Pohlman, Staff Writer August 23, 2018

The budget portable device market is yearning for change. The 2018 iPad is a great product for the price but isn’t versatile enough with IOS. Windows laptops, like the Acer Aspire E 15 and the 2018...

The plot of Infinity War is truly unique. Since there are so many characters, the film cannot follow a traditional three-act structure. Image source:

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Presents Talented Ensemble Cast

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer June 2, 2018

Marvel movies are a staple of movie fun. These films aren’t made by visionaries, with stories defining the generation. Neither are these films pandering to the lowest common denominator, with bad jokes...

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Circus of Sound

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer April 26, 2018

White and Gold was performed for only one night this year, on April 14. A long-standing and beloved tradition, White & Gold displays a side of our classmates that we don't usually see, in the words...

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‘On My Block’ Presents Diverse Cast in Binge-Worthy Drama

Allonda Watkins, Staff Writer April 16, 2018

Set in South Central Los Angeles, in a majority black and Latino neighborhood, the new Netflix series On My Block follows four fourteen-year-old best friends who are stepping into high school as freshmen. The...

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Sea of Thieves: a Chest Not Laden With Gold

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer April 13, 2018

Have you ever heard of Rare? I certainly had not, until Sea of Thieves was revealed in 2015 with its eye-catching trailer that got everyone talking. Rare churned out masterpieces during the 1990s:...

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Drama Club Breaks-In Renovated Theater With ‘Fame!’

Julia Charnas, Staff Writer March 18, 2018

For the first time since the high school renovation began in 2011, the drama club has put on a show in the high school auditorium. The opening production, the musical Fame!, performed on March 9 and...

Artwork was showcased by four BHS students: The artists include senior Sarah Borow, junior Christine Li, junior Kelsey Hunsaker and sophomore Amanda Leizman. Photo by Jinle Zhu

Beachwood Arts Council Hosts 23rd Annual Juried Art Show in Honor of Ileen Kelner

Jinle Zhu, Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2018

The Beachwood Arts Council hosted the 23rd annual Ileen Kelner Juried High School Art Show at the Beachwood Community Center from Feb. 11 to March 4. Thirty-four Cleveland-area high schools had the...

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Mitchell’s Ice Cream to Reopen in April

Jacob Borison, Staff Writer March 12, 2018

Mitchell's Ice Cream, a family staple in the Cleveland area, has temporarily shut its Beachwood and Solon stores from Jan. 29 until early April. According to Mitchell’s website, the company has partnered...

Culture II includes an impressive 24 songs, allowing Migos to showcase their diverse styles and to feature many guest artists. Image source:

Migos’ Sound Evolves With ‘Culture II’

Ben Connor, Sports Editor March 3, 2018

'In late January, the rap group Migos dropped the highly-anticipated album Culture II, the follow-up to their 2017 masterpiece Culture. The trio saw huge success after they released Culture last year....

Using one consistent color throughout the whole painting was cool and new, Sophomore Gabe Stern said. I never thought to do that.  Photo by Amelia Port

Student Self-Portraits Displayed at Beachwood Place

Amelia Port, Staff Writer March 2, 2018

Right in the middle of Beachwood Place, a beautiful and colorful art display adorned the typically empty space on the downstairs floor. The display, which featured art from grades K-12, was open from Jan....

Monster Hunter: World is a phenomenal video game. I give it a 90/100. If you’re aching for a new experience and don’t mind a steep skill curve, you can end your search. Image source:

‘Monster Hunter World’ Offers Unique Monsters, Intricate Worlds and Many Fighting Options

Joey Lewis, Staff Writer March 1, 2018

If you’re new to Capcom’s unique game franchise, Monster Hunter, it may be hard to consider buying their latest entry, Monster Hunter World. But MHW is one of the best games I’ve played this year,...

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