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“ANTI”: Bold, brave and unapologetically Rihanna

Juliette Deutsch co-editor-in-chief For three years, Rihanna fans have been anxiously waiting for the singer to drop an album. To add, for most of 2015, due to lack of information and rumors, Rihanna’s “ANTI” album seemed like it was too good to be true for fans. The three full years since 2012’s “Unapologetic” – the […]

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58th Grammys offer entertainment, encouragement, disappointment

Nirav Desai, staff writer Despite supplying many encouraging firsts that point toward progress in the music industry, last night’s Grammys simultaneously produced disappointment as viewers were reminded of how far The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has yet to go in the awarding of the show’s biggest prizes. The 58th installment of the annual […]

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Do not be intolerant of political correctness

Nirav Desai, staff writer Few things are as offensive in contemporary American culture as political correctness. While the passionate debate over this filtered form of thought has become muddled, the stereotypes of those who take a stand on either side of the divide are still often depicted as clear. That is, those holding out against […]

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Asian-American families celebrate Lunar New Year

Lauren Hannani staff writer Natasha Dardashti staff writer Although our new year was only about a month ago, the year is only just beginning for the Buddhist, Confucian and Taoist people, primarily with Chinese descent. As the annual traditional festivals and parades begin in different parts of Asia, students are celebrating the holiday in their […]

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L.A’s best cheap eats broken down

Juliette Deutsch co-editor-in-chief The Spot: Fala Bar What to Order: Spicy Falafel The Price: $8.00 7751 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles This vegan falafel spot along Melrose offers delectable baked chickpea balls that won’t leave you feeling guilty after you take them down. The falafel comes in a variety of flavors, including a sweet potato and […]

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Holiday coffee competition vlog

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart, staff writer Veronica Pahomova, staff writer The holiday/winter season is a time for family, friends and, of course, shopping. It can be a bit overwhelming for the average consumer to figure out what the best version is of whatever they want to buy. In this first episode of “V & E”, that problem is made a little easier to solve.  We […]

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Holiday sugar cookies for dummies

Natasha Dardashti, staff writer Lauren Hannani, staff writer ‘Tis the season for final exams. As the tests pile up, stress can too, so pause your studies to bake this festive snack. Within a hour, you can treat yourself to sugar cookies for a taste of the holidays. Ingredients: 3 cups flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ […]

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The man behind it all: Romeo Carey runs KBEV

Ben Shofet, Business Manager Actor. Mentor. Teacher. Producer. Traveler. Coach. These are just a few of the many titles that Film Production teacher Romeo Carey holds. Although Carey has been at Beverly for almost a decade, he is more than your average teacher. Highlights: Tell me about your upbringing. Carey: My early life was like living […]

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Highlights highlights the value of Kobe Bryant

Nirav Desai staff writer Isaiah Freedman staff writer   Dear Kobe,   The game won’t be the same without you. We followed you for our entire childhoods And now we’re the same age as you were When you were just a rookie, Just a kid out of high school.   You barely even played in […]

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‘The Incredible True Story’ is logical, though minor, step up for Logic

Nirav Desai, staff writer Throughout the first stage of his career, Logic seemed to check all the boxes of an aspiring rapper who was on the precipice of mainstream recognition. He had established a solid underground following via the Internet, his debut album, “Under Pressure,” earned an encouraging critical response and people, the same people […]

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