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Going to college? Think out of state Girls varsity lacrosse defeats Santa Monica in last game Supporters of Armenia and Turkey protest their combating views on the events of 1915 Master manipulator of magic stuns Sophomore library employee experiences school job
 

Going to college? Think out of state

Juliette Deutsch co-editor-in-chief Keith Stone opinion editor Getting out of state for college is one of the most important experiences that any student can have. The opportunity to travel and spend four years of one’s life out of the bubble that s/he grew up in is invaluable. Stripping away the safety net in which they have been […]

Girls varsity lacrosse defeats Santa Monica in last game

Veronica Pahomova, staff writer Girls varsity lacrosse emerged victorious over rival Santa Monica High School (SAMO) on April 29, a win the team has not been able to celebrate in recent years. Playing a dirty yet rewarding game, as player Sarabeth Tansey described, the team won 8-6. Not only was this much-celebrated game the team’s last […]

Supporters of Armenia and Turkey protest their combating views on the events of 1915

Veronica Pahomova staff writer Stretching from McCarthy Vista all the way past South Fairfax Avenue, thousands of protestors gathered along Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday April 24, 2016 in hopes of demonstrating each opposing country’s belief on the events that occurred on 1915. Red, blue and orange covered one portion of the streets, skies and roads, while the […]

Master manipulator of magic stuns

Jamie Kim news editor Some performers look at their sold-out arenas, filled with screaming, dancing fans. Other performers define their success with the polar opposite: a silent, enraptured crowd. Freshman Jonah Okum is of the latter. Okum began to foster his interest in magic four years ago when his grandfather showed him a card trick, […]

Sophomore library employee experiences school job

Lauren Hannani staff writer For most of us, the library serves as a place where we can rely on for some books, studying time, computers or even silence. But for sophomore Mallory Azziz working behind the desk, the library is more than just a quiet study place at school. As a student employee, Azziz helps […]

Salt and Straw sweetens up LA

06 May 2016

Juliette Deutsch, co-editor-in-chief In honor of the summer season quickly approaching, I am bringing to you my final food review for beverlyhighlights.com of one L.A’s fastest growing ice cream establishments: Salt and Straw. Salt and Straw 1357 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Los Angeles, CA Open 10am-11pm daily It takes something special to get people in Los […]

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Letter to the Editor regarding ‘Sexism present in the arts’

06 May 2016

May 6, 2016 Volume 89, Issue 14 This letter was written in response to the article “Sexism present in the arts” printed in the March 11, 2016, Issue 11. Dear Highlights. As the Producer/Director of the Performing Arts Department’s production of Spamalot, I feel obligated to respond to the recent article, “Sexism present in the […]

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Venoco drill site vacation vexed by bankruptcy

05 May 2016

Nirav Desai staff writer The bankruptcy of Venoco Inc., the oil and gas exploration corporation that drills oil on land leased from Beverly Hills Unified School District since 1978, has thrown an obstacle into the path of district officials who hope to secure the vacation of the drilling premises by Dec. 31, 2016. The Colorado-based […]

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Lakers hire Luke Walton, search for new identity

05 May 2016

After firing coach Byron Scott, who went 38-126 in two underwhelming years on the sidelines, the Lakers have hired Golden State Warriors Assistant Coach Luke Walton. Walton, who played nine seasons as a Laker, had an outstanding 39-4 record filling in for Steve Kerr earlier this season. Even though Walton had Steph Curry,Klay Thompson and […]

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Boys varsity lacrosse falls to Santa Monica in last game

03 May 2016

Jason Harward reporter Sophia Goldberg writer The boys varsity lacrosse team lost 15-8 to Santa Monica High School in their last game this past Friday, April 29. The Normans ended their season with a record of 0-7 in league and 2-14 overall. Even though the game ended with a loss, the effort given by the […]

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When life gives Beyoncé lemons…

29 April 2016

Sadie Hersh co-editor-in-chief “Take one pint of water, take half a pound of sugar, the juice of eight lemons, the zest of half a lemon…” This is the lemonade recipe Beyonce recites to her audience as they tune in to HBO or TIDAL to experience the artist’s visual album, “Lemonade.” While a lot of controversy […]

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Annual art show commences

26 April 2016

Max Yera staff writer The annual ArtReach Festival was held this past Thursday, April 21 in the EDC building from 5 to 7 p.m. The festivities were put on by ArtReach, a club whose primary focus throughout the year is to display the art of students of all grades. “Theater showcase musicals, while sports have […]

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Commentary: A day without your cellphone

25 April 2016

Sadie Hersh co-editor-in-chief Imagine going a day without your phone. I know this may seem impossible because of what seems to be the urgent need to update Snapchat stories and check Instagram posts, but believe it or not, this school day of separation from your phone is possible. In a moment of panic as I rushed […]

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Jesse Eisenberg’s ‘The Revisionist’ leaves audience in awe

21 April 2016

Veronica Pahomova staff writer Whether one knows him as Zombieland’s Columbus, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, magician J. Daniel Atlas or notorious DC villain Lex Luthor, Jesse Eisenberg’s genius is not restrained to the big screen. This prominent sight for sore eyes is also a playwright, and an exquisitely marvelous one at that. Eisenberg’s “The Revisionist”has […]

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French ‘Cabaret’ teaches students more than lines

18 April 2016

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart staff writer Hours after the bell rang last Thursday, red, white and blue flags, tablecloths and banners were spread around the cafeteria at school. But these colors weren’t there in celebration of America; they were, instead, celebrating France. Cabaret night is an annual celebration of French culture coordinated by Foreign Language Department Chair […]

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