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Wrestling continues success, three competitors move on to Masters From Russia to San Diego, hockey star to take talents to Harvard Foodie Series Ep. 3: Gelato-go The Cloverfield Paradox crashes, burns Student disciplined after Snapchat controversy
 

Wrestling continues success, three competitors move on to Masters

Brian Harward staff writer Wrestling had its most successful CIF showing ever during the CIF tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 to 17. Junior Daniel Heller (126) placed third, senior Sebastian Fanucci (132) placed sixth and senior Mateo de Camargo Hanley (138) placed sixth. All three advanced to the Masters tournament.  Chris Drake (106), who […]

From Russia to San Diego, hockey star to take talents to Harvard

Sophia Goldberg sports editor From skating around the Toyota Sports Center rink with her brother at four years old, to winning back-to-back gold medals at the Junior World Championships, senior Dominique Petrie fell in love with the game of hockey and has had the opportunity to play the sport on various teams throughout her 13-year […]

Foodie Series Ep. 3: Gelato-go

AJ Wolken staff writer Rinesa Kabashi photo editor Our foodie series gives an exclusive inside look into some of the most popular restaurants in LA! Gelato-go is a new dessert option on Beverly Drive, that offers anything from authentic Italian coffee to tasty pastries to delicious gelato.

The Cloverfield Paradox crashes, burns

Evan Minniti staff writer In 2008, JJ Abrams produced the monster flick “Cloverfield”, a critical and box office success. Eight years later a loosely-connected spiritual sequel, the psychological horror film “10 Cloverfield Lane”, was even more successful. These original movies worked for a number of reasons, especially the lack of complete explanations for why monsters […]

Student disciplined after Snapchat controversy

Sam Bernstein staff writer Jude Binkley staff writer A Beverly cheerleader has recently been accused of sending a derogatory Snapchat of Santa Monica High School’s cheerleaders at Friday night’s varsity boys basketball game at Santa Monica. The Snapchat post is a photo of their cheerleaders with a caption reading “monkeys 😍😍.” The term “monkey” has […]

“Breaking Dawn – Part 2” ends series’ twilight years

28 November 2012

Mabel Kabani, opinion editor “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 2” , the final installment of the Twilight saga, finally hit theatres Nov. 16 and ended a series that was adored by people, especially teen girls, all around the world. Viewers such as myself had high expectations for the movie as it concluded what might […]

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Girls’ Basketball Team and Service Learning feed the homeless Thanksgiving weekend

27 November 2012

Alex Menache, staff writer Beverly’s Service Learning and basketball programs teamed up to provide food for the homeless this Thanksgiving weekend. Ten Service Learning members and 20 members of the girls’ basketball team volunteered at People Assisting The Homeless, a service center in Hollywood that provides support for homeless individuals and families to successfully transition […]

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Boys’ varsity soccer ties with Samo at scrimmage

27 November 2012

Brenda Mehdian, staff writer The scrimmage against Samo’s boys’ varsity soccer team remained scoreless on Nov. 20. The team’s strategies included controlling the ball in order to control the game, staying defensively compact and constantly pushing toward Samos goal.Although the team had a plan in mind, they struggled to finish their chances. “The biggest problem […]

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AP Literature students experience Hamlet live

20 November 2012

Kevin Park, Staff Writer AP Literature students from Dr. Steven Rubenstein and Krisha Deaver’s classes went on a field trip to the Broad Stage to experience “Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre: Hamlet” on Monday, Nov. 19. With its goal to give each student access to world-class artists and performances that will transform and expand their understanding of […]

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National DECA week spreads awareness, recruits members

19 November 2012

Jessica Lu, staff writer National DECA week concluded its annual promotion on Friday, Nov. 16.  Each year, officers brainstorm new ideas to inform, recruit and give back. “We wanted students to be aware of what DECA is and why they should join,” Co-President Hooman Zarrabi said. “There’s really no other program that can prepare students […]

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Highlights receives Pacemaker

18 November 2012

The print edition of Highlights received one of the top honors for high school newspapers:  The Pacemaker. Pacemaker finalists and recipients were announced on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in San Antonio, TX.  Fifty-five schools were chosen as finalists and 22 schools were recognized as Pacemakers. Upon learning of […]

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A call to arms

17 November 2012

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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San Antonio voters react to election results

16 November 2012

Julia Waldow, print editor-in-chief SAN ANTONIO – Although he lives in a Republican state, San Antonian Jonathan Pena takes a different political route than his fellow Texans. “I campaign for the Democrats, and I’m glad they won,” the 29-year-old said. “President Obama is doing a good job. I wish he could stay in office for […]

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12 people one question: San Antonio reacts to the election (Video)

16 November 2012

Pasha Farmanara, Dami Kim and Julia Waldow, Highlights members Highlights drew inspiration from “Fifty People One Question” when asking members of the San Antonio community their thoughts on the 2012 presidential election. Watch the video below to hear their stories. Click on the links below to access multimedia coverage of the 2012 presidential election in San […]

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Patriotic colors still linger in San Antonio after 2012 presidential election (Slideshow)

16 November 2012

Dami Kim, social media director Click below to view a slideshow of 12 red, white and blue images taken in San Antonio following the presidential election. Click on the links below to access multimedia coverage of the 2012 presidential election in San Antonio:   San Antonio voters react to election results “12 People One Question” […]

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