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“The Room” is the best bad movie, ever

Sam Bernstein staff writer Oh, hi theaters. Tommy Wiseau’s 2003 cult classic, “The Room”, was re-released to theaters nationwide on Jan. 10. The film, which has a score of 28 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, is notoriously horrible. That, however, is the charm of it. The genius of Wiseau’s film lies within the failures of it; […]

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Coping with anxiety: students share their experiences

Natasha Dardashti staff writer Lauren Hannani culture editor Disclaimer: Some names were changed in this article to protect sources and provide anonymity. Being in control has always been important to Jules. Whether it’s through her rigorous courses or achievement in hobbies, Jules has always been able to manage a workload typical to a high achieving […]

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Thrifty Ice Cream brings affordable excellence to Beverly Hills

AJ Wolken staff writer Thrifty Ice Cream, the ice cream store famous for its cylindrical-shaped scoops and its convenient location in Rite Aid stores, has been in business since 1940. With two locations in Beverly Hills, Thrifty is a community favorite and easily the best local ice cream shop for the price. “Thrifty is a […]

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SLIDESHOW: Sharing smiles with Albion street

Vivian Geilim opinion editor Every year, Albion St. elementary receives seasons greetings from Beverly High. Service Learning organizes the annual event by raising money for gifts to give to the elementary school at Albion.

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‘Vice Principals’ satirizes administrators’ work enviornment

Ben Dahan News Editor The HBO comedy series “Vice Principals” follows the relationship of rival VPs, Neal Gamby (Danny McBride) and Lee Russell (Walton Goggins), desperately vying for the top spot at North Jackson High School: principal. In the wake of the show’s finale, Highlights asked Beverly’s assistant principals to weigh in on this portrayal […]

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Theater Arts Workshop performs ‘Almost, Maine’

Catherine Gagulashvili calendar manager “Almost, Maine,” a performance put on by the Theater Arts Workshop (TAW) Acting Emphasis Class, is a beautifully directed array of romantic comedy scenes and vignettes. Taking place in a small, starry, fictional town of Almost, Maine, the story unfolds, presenting several unique stories, all lingering on the promise and pain of […]

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Stranger Things 2 | Culture Vultures

Listen to the inaugural episode of Highlights’ new culture podcast, hosted by juniors Sam Bernstein and Jude Binkley, featuring our Stranger Things correspondent, Evan Minniti.

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Spanish Club popularizes foreign language and culture at Beverly

Evan Minniti staff writer As of 2016, more than 40 million Americans speak Spanish as a first or second language, and more than half of American students choose to take Spanish as their foreign language class. Given the growing presence of Spanish language and culture in American society, it was only a matter of time before […]

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Melrose Trading Post becomes shopping hot spot

Mikaela Rabizadeh social media editor Home to mom jeans and 80s band tees, the Melrose Trading Post is the hot spot for anyone on the lookout for vintage finds.  Once a hidden gem of LA, this local flea market has become a popular shopping destination as an alternative to traditional shopping centers like Century City […]

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Students choreograph pieces for upcoming Dance Company show

Catherine Gagulashvili calendar manager Junior Lital Mizrahi and senior Lauren Kim give some insight of what their self-choreographed pieces are about and how student choreography has impacted their lives. Their pieces will be performed in the annual Dance Company show which takes place in January.  

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