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Coffee popularity increases among adolescents

Lucas Harward, staff writer In recent years, a new trend has caught fire and captivated the adolescent population: coffee. Young people are currently the fastest growing population of coffee drinkers, and teens are drinking more coffee every year. In 2013, 13 percent of all visits to coffee shops were by consumers under 18 years of […]

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Majority of Normans support indictment for Wilson

The students of the Beginning Journalism class publish their own four-page newspaper each year.  This year, there were too many stories for the short paper.  Over-run stories, like this one, were published on-line for reader enjoyment. Evan Minniti, cub writer The people have spoken. The majority of Norman students have stated that they were against the […]

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Dance Company’s annual show opening this week

Lucas Harward, staff writer Dance Company will be performing their annual show from Jan. 14-17 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Half of the pieces that will be performed at the show were choreographed by one or more of the student-dancers. The group has been preparing for this show since the start of school in […]

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Monthly student recognition program begins

Lucas Harward, staff writer Ten students were recognized for their recent achievements inside and outside of the classroom during the PTSA meeting on Jan. 9. Beverly is introducing this program to recognize students who receive nominations from their teachers. Each month, two students from any grade will be chosen as Outstanding Model Citizens. In addition, […]

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‘The Interview’ disappoints viewers, doesn’t reach expectations

Veronica Pahomova cartoonist For weeks, “The Interview” reoccuringly made headlines everywhere, informing the nation that North Korea was against the release, and considered it both humiliating and an act of terrorism. A movie directly targeting a country that doesn’t like America is already something to talk about, and the genuine threats only added to the fuss. […]

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Homosexual student barred from blood donation

Brenna Nouray, Watchtower yearbook staff writer The day of the yearly blood drive, Dec. 4, senior Aaron Azizi was seen walking around campus with a sign that read, “I am not allowed to donate blood.” According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, men who have had sex with another male, even protected, cannot donate […]

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Bullying misconceptions skew student perspective

Veronica Pahomova cartoonist Eleanor Bogart-Stuart staff writer Lolita Gorbacheva staff writer Marty Schnapp news editor Guy Ginsberg sports editor Ben Shofet graphics editor Bullying is inescapable, and is something that can be found in every school. Even though bullying isn’t a particularly new epidemic, the staff of Highlights has sought to break misconceptions surrounding the issue, portraying […]

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NormanAid provides comfort for students in need

Marty Schnapp, news editor Sadie Hersh, photo editor Ben Shofet, graphics editor At the NormanAid center, students can come and speak about anything concerning them with professional or peer counselors. NormanAid also offers a multitude of other services, including an online support blog and Normanonymous, where students may confidentially notify NormanAid professionals about students that […]

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Normans perform “Die-In” during nutrition

Jackson Prince, co-editor-in-chief At least 15 Normans dropped to the wet cement of the second-floor patio today during nutrition as part of a “Die-In”, intended to protest the decisions made regarding Eric Garner and Michael Brown, two black men who are faces of a fight against police brutality. According to the Facebook event, this demonstration was intended to […]

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Student succeeds as Miss California Teen

Since the age of 10, junior Ora Kohan has actively participated in the National American Miss, a pageant for teen girls that takes place across the country. During the summer, Kohan was named Miss California Teen and ranked Top Five in the national competition. Contestants in the competition are judged in three categories: interview, personal […]

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