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A melancholy remembering of Christmas’ past

Max Stahl, staff writer Imagine you are in a room. Imagine it is cold outside, but the room is warm. Imagine the hearth is crackling with a vibrant flame, and you are sitting in front of the fire, its irresistible heat caressing your numb and shivering flesh. Imagine you’re wearing your favorite sweater. Imagine you […]

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Khan academy offers opportunity for education

Danny Licht, culture editor Every time my seventh-grade brother sees my math homework he asks me, “Can math disappear before I get to high school?” I don’t even courtesy-laugh, as to delay further proliferation of bad humor in my family, but I do understand his worries: as students mature, math seems to become exponentially more […]

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Reasons to worry about fiscal cliff

Kevin Park, staff writer In 2015, John Smith, who graduated from Beverly in 2013, is now a sophomore at USC. Unfortunately, he now owes $80,000 for his student loan, but is unemployed and worried about his financial situation heading into his 20s. Even if he gets a job through a competitive job market, he will […]

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Open Access: blessing or curse?

Robert Katz, assistant web editor From Nov. 30 print edition All students deserve the opportunity to prove their academic potential, but not all students are allowed into the classes that best fit their needs. The Open Access system, Beverly’s solution to the issue of the ill-sorting of students over the past six years, is undoubtedly […]

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District to suffer cuts to education

From Nov. 30 print edition Because of Proposition 30’s passing, the tightly cinched belt around our school board’s budget has loosened a bit. Proposition 30’s passing means BHUSD will not have to face the anticipated $6.2 million loss in budget cuts. However, the district must still cut spending by $3.5 million, so the belt is […]

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No one has the right to vote on our civil liberties

Benjamin Hannani, spotlight editor From Nov. 30 print edition Recently, Beverly seniors had the opportunity to vote in the November election, which included propositions. Civil liberties may not have been up for vote on California’s ballot, but issues concerning same-sex marriage were on the ballot in Maine, Maryland, Washington and Minnesota (the majority of voters […]

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Israel, Gaza viewed from a different perspective

Arman Zadeh, sports editor From Nov. 30 print edition After eight days of reciprocating missile firing between Israel and Hamas, the two have agreed to a cease-fire. Both claim a victory for themselves, but more importantly, for the people. This is the most violent assault between Israel and Gaza in years, making it clear that […]

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A call to arms

Danny Licht, culture editor Americans often worry about China’s takeover of the world, but, unfortunately, many Americans don’t realize that the country is already being taken over — by spiders. This international takeover scheme started in my room. A few months ago I was turning off a lamp when I noticed a black dot creeping […]

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‘War on women’ exposes gender inequalities

Julia Waldow, print editor-in-chief Women and men are not equal in America. Although our nation has progressed significantly in the past century, the battle of the sexes continues. Not even 100 years have passed since women received the right to vote, and women make only 75 percent as much as men do, according to CNN. […]

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Five things you should know on the election day

Kevin Park, staff writer On Nov. 6, 2012, the most crucial event of the year will determine the future of America: the 2012 United States Presidential Election. Like previous presidential elections, this year’s election has brought a series of vigorous battles between two very distinct candidates: President Barack Obama (Democrat) and Gov. Mitt Romney (Republican). […]

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