The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School


The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School



Freshmen Vincent Li and Evan Egerman duel one another in a thought-provoking game of chess. Photo taken by Golsa Sadrieh.

New library staff persevere to better the library

Highlights May 31, 2022

Golsa Sadrieh cub writer Last fall, the BHHS library got two new staff who are figuring out how to connect with the student body. Cynthia Bailon joined Norman Nation as a library technician in October...

Life is too short to drink mediocre coffee, so don’t go to Philz

Life is too short to drink mediocre coffee, so don’t go to Philz

Highlights May 27, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  In the former home of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, San-Francisco based coffee chain Philz Coffee opened its tenth location in Beverly Hills. From the get-go, the...

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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...

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UC Berkeley might cut student admissions, students react

Highlights March 1, 2022

 Defne Onal managing editor The University of California, Berkeley may have to reject thousands of students who would otherwise have been offered admission for fall 2022 because of an appellate...

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...

Suhh Yeon Kim presents to the club.

Philosophy for All club celebrates World Philosophy Day for first time

Highlights December 6, 2021

Ava Spina staff writer The Philosophy for All club celebrated World Philosophy Day on Nov. 21 with an informational workshop, which was open to all members and interested students. President junior...

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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