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The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

The March For Our Lives was a reminder to me that I’m not alone in my anger or in my sadness. I know that my generation will defiantly dream of a better world and do everything in our power to create it. Photo courtesy of Orly Einhorn

Finding Hope in the Age of School Shootings

Orly Einhorn, Staff Writer May 20, 2018

I attended the March For Our Lives in Washington D.C. on March 24. I listened as student after student from across the United States spoke about their experience with gun violence, watched as Sam Fuentes...

Senior Katelyn Perryman addresses the school at the One Bison Summit on March 22. Photo by Amy Chen.

Students Need to Be the Ones to Make Positive Change

Beachcomber Staff March 22, 2018

While the ONE Campaign summit was thought-provoking and successful, it takes more than just discussions and lectures to create positive change at Beachwood. The students themselves must take initiative. Yeah,...

Cartoon by Jinle Zhu

Unregulated Guns Are Claiming Innocent Lives

Ben Connor, Sports Editor March 22, 2018

I have never been in a situation where a gunman has sought to take my life, and I can’t even imagine the horrors that go along with an event like that. My experiences with school shootings have only...

Last year, Dr. Hardis responded to Maxs email with this photo of a Bison in the snow. Image by Steve Maslowski via Wikimedia Commons.

When Intellectual Entrepreneurs Have to Trudge Through a Thick Wet Blanket of Snow

Max Alter, Online Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2018

Once again, we find ourselves back in this position. On Mar. 14 of 2017, Beachwood (along with Heights) was seemingly the only school district open in the area. And, what do you know, it happened...

Image by Jinle Zhu

In Loving Memory of Abigail M. Bendis

Jinle Zhu, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2018

There are a million different stories to tell about Abby, some of which I probably won’t ever find the confidence to share. But what comes to mind immediately is the day we climbed onto her roof. The...

Photo by Max Alter

The Road Always Traveled By

Jacob Borison, Staff Writer January 25, 2018

One day, an overconfident, distracted teenager was driving home from football practice. After driving to and from practice every day for four months, the concept of a school zone had completely slipped...

Cartoon by Jinle Zhu

College Application Stress is Too Much, Too Soon

Orly Einhorn, Staff Writer January 25, 2018

“But you’re a junior. You don’t have to worry about college yet!” Perhaps laughing when people say this to me isn’t the best response. But I do, because the truth, the one I’ve experienced,...

I stationed myself in the back of 15th homeroom at Chifeng #4 Senior Middle School. Photo by Kevin Zhang

An Attitude We Can All Learn From

Kevin Zhang, Staff Writer October 23, 2017

When the bell rang, the talking and joking stopped immediately, replaced by a sense of urgency and focus. School had started. For the students of Chifeng #4 Senior Middle School, located in a small...

Cartoon by Jinle Zhu

At What Point Will Republicans Abandon Trump?

Jared Zullig, Opinion Editor September 12, 2017

First off, I'd like to say one thing: Nazis are bad. Really bad. And guess what? I don't like them. See how easy that was? For some reason, it wasn’t nearly as easy for President Trump to say the...

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Advice For Our New Principal, Mr. Srithai

Beachcomber Staff May 22, 2017

On April 24, the Board of Education unanimously approved a two-year contract for Tony Srithai to be BHS principal, starting with the 2017-18 school year. Srithai brings a number of impressive credentials,...

Rojava soldiers from a womens protection unit pictured in August 2015. Image source: BijiKurdistan via Flickr / Wikimedia Commons.

The Moral Case for Military Intervention in Syria

Nikhil Murali, Staff Writer April 13, 2017

On Friday, April 7, as millions of people around the world reacted to the atrocious chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime, the Trump administration launched 59 tomahawk missiles at a Syrian air base,...

Last year, Dr. Hardis responded to Maxs email with this photo of a Bison in the snow. Image by Steve Maslowski via Wikimedia Commons.

We Need a Break

Max Alter, Sports Editor March 14, 2017

I am a Beachwood student who is currently experiencing Beachwood problems: I have to attend school today. Yes, it’s a Tuesday. Yes, I am supposed to be at school. Yes, I probably should stop complaining. But...

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