The Beachcomber

How Extremism Threatens Civilization

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 every corner of the world. For instance, mas...

Chase Works for Consistency

Chase Works for Consistency

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Principal Paul Chase has returned to BHS for the 2019-2020 school year. Chase was previously the middle school principal for six years. Prior to that, he was assistant principal at BHS for seven years. While he has worked at the high school before, the current building is new to him. “When I was las...

Administration Cracks Down on Vaping

Administration Cracks Down on Vaping

Peter Soprunov, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Superintendent Dr. Robert Hardis emailed Beachwood parents on Aug. 6 to inform them of a change in policy with regards to vaping.  “In addition to educating our students about the dangers of vaping as well as the use of any sort of tobacco product, Beachwood City Schools has added to our schoo...

Protecting Lives or Protecting Guns?

Protecting Lives or Protecting Guns?

Amy Chen, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Only 13 hours after the Aug. 3 shooting in El Paso, Texas, a 24-year old opened fire on a crowded street in Dayton, Ohio. Within 32 seconds, 27 were wounded, including 10 now reported dead. This is one more tragic episode in a long string of mass shootings in recent years. In spite of these many ...

Football Team Advances to 2-1

Football Team Advances to 2-1

September 16, 2019

The Bison defeated Collinwood 34-0 on Friday, Sept. 13 in a game that was cut short due to storms. This Friday they head to Grand Valley. Photos by Emily May from Youngstown Chaney and Collinwood games.

Students Weigh-in On 2020 Election

Students Weigh-in On 2020 Election

Joe Spero, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Although the 2020 election is over a year away, many students are already engaged in the process. “There is a really great field [of candidates]” sophomore Greg Perryman said.  “There are a lot of talented people whom I can see as our president,” he added. “It’s really exciting because ...

New Bell Schedule Brings Late Start, After-School Academy

New Bell Schedule Brings Late Start, After-School Academy

Ian Stender, Opinion Editor

September 14, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year has brought an array of changes, one of which is the new bell schedule. This is the second year in a row that the schedule has changed. This year, first period starts at 8:10, 35 minutes later than last year. Academy is at the end of the day, rather than after lunch. St...

College Board Updates AP Programs

College Board Updates AP Programs

Vivian Li, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

The College Board is changing the curriculum of some AP courses and making new resources available to students and teachers beginning this year. One major change is an earlier exam registration date in the fall, which will be done online, instead of the spring. Another is AP Classroom, or My AP, whic...

How to Succeed in High School

How to Succeed in High School

Bridgitte Feldman, Enterprise Editor

September 10, 2019

We, the upperclassmen, offer you this advice

Build an Empire, Face a Climate Crisis in Endless Legend

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.

Unstoppable

Unstoppable

Caitlin McCurdy, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Bison volleyball's historic winning streak

11 Years Too Long

11 Years Too Long

Joe Spero, Sports Editor

September 1, 2019

Bison football defeats the Orange Lions for first time in over a decade