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U.S. Senator Rob Portman speaking in Columbus in 2015.

Who Will Succeed Portman?

Joseph Berkowitz, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Now that Senator Rob Portman announced he will not seek reelection, the ballot is wide open, and the field of candidates for the 2022 race is already getting crowded.  Recent BHS grads and students...

All MAC-8 quarterback Damion Creel evades a JFK
defender on his way to a spectacular 390- yard passing record. Photo from Oculus archives

The Lost Years

Max Alter, Class of 2018 August 25, 2018

In fall of 2016, the Beachcomber’s then sports editor Max Alter spearheaded coverage of the “Flip the Switch” event celebrating the opening of the new football stadium. He also explored the history...

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...

Image sources: Ohio Treasurer's Office, Ohio House of Representatives, and courtesy of Francine Goldberg. Photoshop by Jinle Zhu.

BHS Alumni Win Big on Election Night

Grant Gravagna, News Editor December 17, 2014

For three BHS alumni, election night 2014 was one to remember. Armond Budish, Class of 1971, Francine Goldberg, Class of 1982, and Josh Mandel, Class of 1996, all succeeded in their bid for election...

Josh Mandel: From BHS to Senate Race

Josh Mandel: From BHS to Senate Race

Christina Phelps, Editor-in-Chief (print) October 25, 2012

Republican Senate Candidate Josh Mandel is well-respected by former classmates and teachers, even though many do not support his political views. Mandel, a Beachwood alum, reflected fondly on his high...

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