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REVIEW: If you’re reading this it’s not too late, Drake’s mixtape misses the mark

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart, staff writer Dropping by surprise last week, the release of “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” marks the final album that was part of Drake’s contract with the label Cash Money.  The album weaves a tale of emotion and aggression not expected from the usually sensitive rapper. This unanticipated change of direction […]

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“Better Call Saul” finally arrives

Ben Shofet, graphics editor  Finally, the moment has arrived! After two years of dreadfully waiting, the spin-off of arguably one the the greatest dramas of all time, “Breaking Bad”, has arrived. “Better Call Saul” finally made it to our screens, and with it, a record breaking 6.9 million views during its premiere on Feb. 7. […]

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Student band California makes Beverly debut

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart, staff writer A new, student-run band took the stage at Beverly on Tuesday during lunch. California, comprised of three Normans, plays covers of mainly alternative rock bands. Their performance featured songs like “Sail” by Awolnation and “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?” by the Arctic Monkeys. The band is headed by […]

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A ‘Twisted’ Show

Karen Shilyan, business manager Students of Theatre Arts Workshop, along with director Annie Terry,  are crossing new barriers with the upcoming winter play, “Twisted Myths”. It is composed of original adaptations of popular stories from Greco-Roman mythology. The students crafted each piece from scratch, in conjunction with Terry’s guidance. The adaptations are unique in that […]

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Romeo and Juliet returns to Beverly

Ben Shofet, staff writer The new director of the theater department, Dr. Brad Vincent is putting on a tribute performance of Romeo and Juliet for the first time since John Ingle’s performance of the same play. Ingle was a well respected theatre teacher for 21 years at Beverly. Ingle’s five daughters will be present during […]

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Round Table: VMAs

Co-editor-in-chief Jackson Prince started a roundtable in which he, Highlights staff writers and fellow members of the Norman Nation discuss various topics. In the first episode of the series, he and staff writers Sadie Hersh, Guy Ginsberg and Marty Schnapp will dissect the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards that took place on Aug. 24.

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Daniel Dalah, filmmaker: extended interview

Interview conducted by Julia Waldow, print editor-in-chief Highlights: Tell us a little about yourself. I’ve lived in L.A. my whole life. My mom’s American and Italian, and my dad is Israeli. How long have you been into filmmaking, and how did you get into it? Since about sixth or seventh grade. It’s a really fun […]

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Beverly attends Band’s 2013 Spring Concert

By Arman Zadeh, sports editor  On Thursday, May 30, as part of the annual spring performance four of Beverly’s performing arts groups came together in this year’s Spring Concert. The show, which was the last for many of the class’s seniors, included performances from Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Concert Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, along with […]

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Edible Books Festival Slideshow

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Ramtin Mobasheri, Shishi Teeguarden win Scholastic Art awards

Arman Zadeh, sports editor  Senior Ramtin Mobasheri and junior Shishi Teeguarden were recently recognized by Scholastic Inc. for their achievements in art in this year’s Scholastic Art and Writing competition. Teeguarden received the Silver Key award and Mobasheri was given an Honorable Mention. Both Teeguarden and Mobasheri heard of the opportunity from their Advanced Graphics […]

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