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Pop Quiz Pandemonium: Are pop quizzes really that effective?

Michelle Banayan, news editor “Okay students, clear your desks.  We are having a pop quiz!” The pop quiz: for students, it’s their worst nightmare. For teachers,...

Editorial: Maximizing the benefits of social media

As seen in the Nov. 8 issue From paintings on carved ivory and doves carrying ancient script letters, to typing in morse code and dialing...

“Neo Yokio” proves to be mesmerizing disaster

Natasha Dardashti staff writer What do you get when you combine Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig, actor and online personality Jaden Smith, some of the...

Editorial: Class of 2021 currently being ignored, deserves recognition

Written by Beverly Media Group Editorial Board The first day of senior year might be the only first day of school people are excited to...

Bon Iver is undeservedly underrated

Sam Bernstein managing editor Wisconsin-based indie band Bon Iver shouldn’t be underrated. The band has won two Grammy awards, been on Kanye albums and performed...

Heated “Thotiana” debate deserves to end in draw

Sam Bernstein managing editor Los Angeles based rapper Blueface’s 2018 single “Thotiana” has recently taken the music world by storm, sparking a contested online debate...

The importance of being a bandwagoner

Jackson Prince, sports editor A bandwagoner, as defined by Urban Dictionary, is “someone who shamelessly cheers for a particular team, not because he likes them...

Smartphones don’t make us smart, but distracted

Kevin Park, staff writer A smartphone is called a smartphone, because it is so smart that it can do almost everything you need on everyday...

Students would benefit from added mental health class to high school

Emma Newman staff writer Despite the fact that 20 percent of teens worldwide have mental health issues, mental health education is not a graduation requirement at...

Increased homework leads to decreased sleep

Celine Hakimianpour, staff writer A well deserved spring day finally beams on earth’s surface as the sun shines bright, flowers bloom and the students look...