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Karate kids kick to black belt success

Priscilla Hopper media manager The fight song for martial artists rings: “Tseh!”, “Kiah!” and “Fuah!” And seniors Amanda Lee and Daniel Chorn know this song all too well. They have each dedicated countless hours of studying formations and perfecting their art form to achieve the status of black belt. Lee found her knack for uniformity […]

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Medical missions change junior’s outlook on life

Evan Minniti staff writer If one were to trek through the Nepalese Himalayas or cut through brush in the Guatemalan jungle, there is a chance that junior Julia Yaris would be there, too. Since 2014, Yaris has visited Nepal and Guatemala multiple times with her mother as part of medical missions organized by Himalayan HealthCare […]

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Philanthropic alumnus supports performing arts

Catherine Gagulashvili Calendar Manager Ben Dahan News Editor Nearly four decades ago Michael J. Libow, a prominent member of the Beverly Hills community, was a student at Beverly. Libow was “a painfully shy, heavyset kid” who “felt ostracized by the cool kids.” He was an AP student with an aptitude for mathematics who never participated in extracurricular […]

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Girl Up fundraises at Beverly for women’s issues

Evan Minniti staff writer According to the United Nations (UN), women make up two thirds of the illiterate population worldwide. With women’s education becoming an increasingly important topic in the global community, the United Nations Foundation started Girl Up in 2010. It fundraises in order to “help the hardest to reach girls living in places […]

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Senior makes impact with programming

Natasha Dardashti staff writer From assisting the computer science class to entering 24-hour competitions, senior Andrew Mokhtarzadeh has touched base with every opportunity to learn programming since the ninth grade. In his freshman year, Mokhtarzadeh joined the school’s fledgling Introduction to Coding class to expand on his childhood interest in computers. There, he learned the […]

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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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SLIDESHOW: Beverly alumni on staff

Sophia Goldberg sports editor Desiree Gonzalez staff writer Several staff members hold a special place in their heart for Beverly, as they now work at their alma mater. Find out below what these staff members remember from their high school experience, and the similarities to and differences from the current Beverly atmosphere.   Nurse Laurie […]

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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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Graphic designer creates business around artistic passion

Brian Harward staff writer Most high school students are not approached by major companies for their designs, but that attention has become a normal occurrence for one senior. Senior Benji Liker began making his own designs in 2014, creating tailor-made edits of sports stars for his social media accounts. Three years later, he has amassed over […]

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Student strives to be full time actor

Rinesa Kabashi photo editor A childhood dream of having a role in a film finally comes true. One year before booking his first job, junior Jacob Rodier started his acting career at the age of nine. It was his first job, “Harley’s Hill” that made Rodier realize acting was what he was truly passionate about. “It […]

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