The Beachcomber

No Kings, No Queens, No More

Peter Soprunov, Editor-at-Large | January 17, 2020

“I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.” - Oliver Cromwell, 1650 Every year, BHS crowns two royal couples: one presiding over the fall Homecoming festivities, the other over the January Snoball.  In years...

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Administration Confronts Sexual Harassment and Assault

Beachcomber Staff | December 6, 2019

We applaud the administration for conducting the sexual harassment assemblies of Sept. 20. This undertaking indicates a genuine effort to address the problem. While the assemblies were well-intended, we also hope to offer constructive criticism. The...

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How Well-Cooked Are You?

Amy Chen, Online Editor-In-Chief | November 6, 2019

Most casual browsers of the Internet have turned to a multitude of self-report questionnaires in order to evaluate their own psychology, including quizzes regarding one’s Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Empathy Quotient (EQ), Dungeons & Dragons...

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An Open Letter to Student Council

Peter Soprunov, Staff Writer | October 23, 2019

It's time to stop segregating graduates by gender

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How the Dress Code Punishes Girls for Boys’ Behavior

Carrington Peavy, Features Editor | September 26, 2019

A 15-year-old came to school in a crop top and high-waisted jeans in Sept. of 2018.  Her stomach wasn’t showing, but approximately 1/8th of her midriff was revealed.  She was in the library with her friends doing homework and goofing around....

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An Open Letter to the President

Joseph Berkowitz, Staff Writer | September 22, 2019

"In my opinion, you vote for a Democrat, you're being very disloyal to Jewish people, and you're being very disloyal to Israel," Trump said in August.

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How Extremism Threatens Civilization

Yoav Pinhasi, Staff Writer | September 19, 2019

We live in a time where extremism is no longer news. Conspiracy theories, hate speech, fundamentalism, intimidation, separatism and countless other extremist practices across the entire ideological spectrum are thriving today in every sphere of life and...

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How to Succeed in High School

Bridgitte Feldman, Enterprise Editor | September 10, 2019

We, the upperclassmen, offer you this advice

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Exposing the Hidden Costs of Litter

Alyssa Murphy and Miranda Desatnik | May 22, 2019

People often litter without thinking about it, or ignore it when others do. They don’t realize the effect it has on the earth, animals and even our lives. Last year, the middle school Student Council organized a trip to Edgewater beach. About 12...

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There’s Beauty in the Binary

Ruth Brown, Staff Writer | May 17, 2019

What is the purpose of gender?   Nothing, if you ask some people at Beachwood, except to perpetuate the patriarchy and subjugate women.   I couldn’t disagree more with that notion.  I believe biological gender and the privileges that come with...

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