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The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School



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Supreme Court plans to overturn abortion rights cases, students react

Highlights May 13, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  POLITICO released a leaked draft majority opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that would overrule Roe v. Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood of Southern Pennsylvania...

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ series proves to be unnecessary continuation of ‘Harry Potter’

Highlights April 28, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  As a long-time die-hard Harry Potter fan, I still go to every screening of the “Fantastic Beasts” movies. Unfortunately, I grow more disappointed with each movie’s...

Will Ferenc, Andrew Galen and Gregory Forston fixing a wiring issue.

Robotics wins imagery award at LA regional

Highlights April 8, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  On April 3, 2022, robotics won the imagery award at the Los Angeles regional in El Segundo.  Robotics won eight out of 13 matches. However, 11 of them were qualifiers...

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‘The Batman’ is exactly the fresh start needed for the series

Highlights March 31, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  The character of Batman is over-done. Throughout the years, the caped crusader has been interpreted and re-interpreted many times to the point it’s hard to come up...

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Will Judd releases new single ‘Thinking’

Highlights March 30, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  Senior Will Judd released his debut single “Thinking” on Soundcloud. The single is an electronic rendition of Louis Cole’s song “Thinking” which was mixed...

Ava Spina playing Wordle in class. Photo credit: Defne Onal

Wordle craze helps students connect

Highlights March 1, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  5 letters. More notably, a strategic combination of vowels and consonants, all attributes to a promising start to suss out the word of the day. The word game Wordle,...

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‘Nightmare Alley’ overuses trope of magician act 

Highlights February 24, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  In the remake of the “Nightmare Alley,” Guillermo del Toro goes all out. As a result, everything about the movie, including its setting, decor and emotions, is blatantly...

Joshua Dardashti, Avery Park, Mae Cohen, Kate Lewis, Jessica Smiler, Nicole Zokaim, Charlie McDermott, Kate Kotlyar and Jennifer Li celebrate Friendsgiving with a potluck. Photo credit: Kevin Manavi

Students partake in different Thanksgiving traditions

Highlights November 30, 2021

Defne Onal managing editor  Kaylen Wi staff writer  Imagine a Thanksgiving spread filled with kimchi, empanadas and kebab. This is a reality for many students because they celebrate Thanksgiving...

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Netflix reality show ‘The Circle’ proves to be a great social media analogy

Highlights May 29, 2021

Defne Onal staff member  Following a year of Zoom fatigue, virtual friend meetings, and a life confined to screens, “The Circle” should have been traumatizing to watch. Even still, it proves to...

The tennis team is seen huddling up before the big match.

Girls tennis team wins CIF

Highlights May 28, 2021

Benji Maman staff writer Karely Molina Martinez staff writer The varsity girls tennis team won the CIF championship against Flintridge Prep on Friday, May 21st. The Normans won 6 consecutive games...

Boys varsity basketball loses first round of CIF playoffs

Highlights May 26, 2021

Defne Onal staff writer  The boys varsity basketball team lost their first round of Division I Southern Section CIF playoffs against the Windward Wildcats tonight by a score of 62 to 79. As a result...

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AcaDeca recruits new members, confirm water as upcoming theme

Highlights May 24, 2021

Defne Onal staff writer  The Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) team is recruiting members for next year. Although having had trouble with recruiting “varsity” members in time for the upcoming competition...

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