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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 […]

Most anticipated movies of 2012

16 January 2012

Kevin Park, Staff Writer One of the biggest Hollywood traditions, the annual Golden Globe Award, took place last weekend. This year’s Golden Globe Award had a different perspective from those of previous years. If the last two years were years of blockbuster movies, such as Avatar, The Hurt Locker, The Social Network, and Inception, this year was […]

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A look at Israeli culture from a traveler’s view

15 January 2012

Zachary Fouladian, Staff Writer Beverly is special, and not just because of our lovely bell schedule or the construction happening on the lawn. Our school has many Jewish students; enough that Jewish holidays become school holidays. Schools just three or four miles away have comparatively few, numbering in the tens instead of the hundreds. So, […]

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Girls’ frosh/soph soccer loses scrimmage, but looks on bright side

14 January 2012

Marguerite Alberts, Staff Writer On the upper field, the girls Frosh/Soph soccer team lost a scrimmage they hosted against El Segundo. The final score was 4-0, El Segundo. This season the team has four players who are out and one player that is still playing despite an injury. “They affect the team in practices and […]

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Watchtower yearbook update

13 January 2012

Yearbook prices are on the rise.  Make sure to buy yours for $130 before Jan. 21 when the price WILL GO UP! Head to www.jostensyearbooks.com to purchase your yearbook by Jan. 20 to take advantage of this price.  And while you’re there, don’t forget to make your yearbook unique with your very own personalization.  Time […]

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Arson fires raise awareness before the new year

13 January 2012

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief The week leading up to the New Year turned out to be a disappointment for quite a few people as arson fires broke out in the Los Angeles area. With a total of 55 cars set on fire, the firebombs were reported to have taken place at public parking lots and […]

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Girls’ JV soccer scoreless against Lawndale

13 January 2012

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief With only three minutes left to the first half of the game, girls’ JV soccer player Carmen Garrido made her way across the field to help her teammates in their match against Lawndale. The final score stayed tied at 0-0. There were a few good opportunities for both teams, but all […]

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And THAT’S why I hate today

13 January 2012

Zachary Fouladian, Staff Writer Friday the 13th and I don’t exactly get along. First time I ever remember having a bad one was in elementary school. I was rushing to lunch (it was pizza day) and I managed to slam right into the hardest-headed kid in the school. I got my first nosebleed ever right […]

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Breaking Night: a must read

13 January 2012

Candice Hannani, Staff Writer Last year, many students were encouraged to read Unbroken and meet Louis Zamperini, the man who miraculously survived the WWII Japanese POW camps described in the book. Yet there is another hero who deserves recognition for becoming successful despite a formerly tumultuous life. Through her memoir Breaking Night, Liz Murray vividly […]

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Electronic music, DJs should be praised

13 January 2012

Candice Hannani, Staff Writer New, unique, creative. It seems like today our world revolves around these three words. And what goes around does so in a full 360; the music industry is no exception, as electronic music has become incredibly popular within the past few years, ushering in a modern genre of computerized sounds. We’ve […]

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Freshmen basketball blows out Hawthorne, continues season strong

13 January 2012

Arman Zadeh, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Jan. 11, the boys’ freshmen basketball team continued on their already successful season with a win, blowing out the Hawthorne Cougars by a score of 63-21. Beverly now stands with a record of 14-3. By halftime, the Normans led with a score of 30-9, but the team did not […]

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