The Beachcomber

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

Boys Soccer Opens With a Decisive Win

Boys Soccer Opens With a Decisive Win

Joe Spero, Sports Editor

August 19, 2019

Beachwood boys soccer soundly defeated the Jefferson Falcons with an 8-0 win on Friday, Aug. 16. The Bison pounced in the first minute with a goal by captain Matthew Young.  From the get-go, the Bison were making play after play to move the ball up the field, putting freshman striker Luke Bennett in...

Confronting Our Sexual Harassment Culture

Confronting Our Sexual Harassment Culture

Elizabeth Metz, Editor-at-Large

May 26, 2019

I. A Life-Changing Moment Taylor woke up on a sunny, beautiful morning in May of her senior year, 2018. She made herself breakfast, running slightly behind schedule. Taylor drove herself to school, not knowing her life would soon be changed forever. Later that day, Taylor was sexually assaulted following athl...

Coach Creel Rehired

Coach Creel Rehired

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Damion Creel has been retained as BHS football coach for the 2019-20 season. The announcement was made official when an email was sent to football players and families after a special meeting of the Board of Education this morning. “This became possible through discussions among the board, administration and Coa...

Exposing the Hidden Costs of Litter

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 students picked up trash for about two hours and clean...

Chase to Return to High School as Principal

Chase to Return to High School as Principal

Prerna Mukherjee, Managing Editor

May 22, 2019

Paul Chase, current principal of the Beachwood Middle School, will become the BHS principal for the 2019-2020 school year, while current BHS Principal Tony Srithai will be taking over as Principal at BMS. Prior to becoming middle school principal, Chase was high school assistant principal from 2006-2...

NOISE Expo Features Interactive STEM Exhibits

NOISE Expo Features Interactive STEM Exhibits

Brooklyn Hollimon, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

The Northeast Ohio Innovative STEM Expo, or NOISE, was held at BHS on Saturday, April 13. The event showcased science, technology, engineering and mathematical principles through engaging interactive exhibits, activities and performances. “[The goal of NOISE was student] exposure to various business and activities rela...

There’s Beauty in the Binary

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 it are immensely valuable. However, increa...

The Promises and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence

The Promises and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence

Michael Karpov, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

We encounter artificial intelligence (AI) every day on our phones and computers. This technology can really help us as its capabilities grow, but it could also be dangerous. Currently, companies are developing new AI applications that could write songs, drive cars, make investment decisions and many more complex operations that we once thought only humans were capa...

India Faces Historic Choice

India Faces Historic Choice

Nikhil Murali, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

With roughly 900 million registered voters, India is by far the world’s largest democracy - and this democracy is currently holding elections during a period from April 11 to May 23rd. It’s important that all of us keep up to date with important global events - and the Indian elections may be the most glo...