The Beachcomber

Its Nice to Have Hope Again

It’s Nice to Have Hope Again

The Journalism Class January 21, 2021

Students in the journalism class reflected yesterday on the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. * * * Today Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States, filling American...

Until recently, we were split between left and right, but now we have become divided along finer ideological divisions within each party. Image: Flags 1 by Jasper Johns. Open access, Cleveland Museum of Art.

Long Division

Joseph Berkowitz, Staff Writer January 16, 2021

I am so honored to receive such a nice letter from such a fantastic student. we have become divided along finer ideological divisions within each party.cThis election year, America voted for Joe Biden.  At...

The terrorists may think
they’ve taken the Bastille
Saint-Antoine, but maybe all
they’ve done is Naruto-run
through Area 51.

What Comes Next?

Alice Soprunova, Editor-at-Large January 14, 2021

The Coup of 18 Frimaire On Jan. 6, Congress confirmed the results of the 2020 election — after months of flagrant disinformation disseminated both by President Donald J. Trump and various high-ranking...

The ending of Tiger King, with Joe Exotic found guilty of attempted murder-for-hire, feels just.

A Closer Look at Joe Exotic

Alice Soprunova, Editor-at-Large April 8, 2020

Joe Exotic is a former zookeeper, internet sensation, 2016 presidential candidate, mullet-sporting gun-toting polygamous redneck libertarian and convicted felon. But you knew all that, because, like...

Representative Adam Schiff reads articles of impeachment before the Senate on Jan. 16, 2020.

Students Weigh-in on Trump’s Impeachment

Yoav Pinhasi, Staff Writer January 25, 2020

On Dec. 18, 2019, President Donald J. Trump joined the likes of Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton when the House of Representatives voted to impeach him on counts of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Trump...

Junior Amanda Bendis admires Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren.

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...

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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10 Students Respond to Trump Victory

November 14, 2016

To Those of You Who are Disappointed With the Outcome of the Election I have kept quiet this election season. I have actively chosen not to share my opinion on social media. As my Facebook, Twitter,...

Drawing by Molly Goldman

No One Took Him Seriously

Alex Cala, Opinion Editor November 13, 2016

November 8, 2016... a day that will go down in history as the day that, for better or worse, voters elected Donald J. Trump to be the 45th president of the United States. If you would have told me last...

In Age of Trump, Minority Students Feel Vulnerable to Harassment

In Age of Trump, Minority Students Feel Vulnerable to Harassment

Dalia Zullig, Online Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2016

Senior Aya Ali is a Muslim-American whose family is from Lebanon. She chooses to wear a hijab headscarf. In a public school with few recognizably Arab students, she stands out from the crowd. “I’m...

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