The Boiling Point

Beloved by many, Jewish rapper will be remembered

Beloved by many, Jewish rapper will be remembered

September 20, 2018

This story won a Best of SNO award. “Overdosing is just not cool,” said the rapper Mac Miller in 2016, describing his battle with addict...

Heartfelt and funny, cultures clash in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Heartfelt and funny, cultures clash in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

September 13, 2018

This story won a Best of SNO award. Hollywood has seen shake-ups recently of some of its most formulaic film genres when the element of race is int...

Boiling Point wins its first Pacemaker, sixth Gold Crown

Boiling Point wins its first Pacemaker, sixth Gold Crown

May 18, 2018

Within the past two months, The Boiling Point has won 17 awards for writing, online production, and layout, capped by its first Pacemaker award from the National Scholastic Press Association.

COLOR WAR 2018: Intense competition, shortcuts and penalties, a hard-boiled egg genius and a senior three-peat make it memorable

COLOR WAR 2018: Intense competition, shortcuts and penalties, a hard-boiled egg genius and a senior three-peat make it memorable

April 3, 2018

Editor’s note: These stories appeared in the Boiling Point’s Issue 4, in early March, less than two weeks after Color War ended, but we are just p...

CHAMPIONS!!!! Firehawks win Sarachek

CHAMPIONS!!!! Firehawks win Sarachek

March 20, 2018

It seemed improbable, nearly impossible. The Firehawks had been down 20-6 and were still losing 29-14 at the half. Victory was slipping away.  Valley...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: The VINZ: Groundbreaking or grotesque?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: The VINZ: Groundbreaking or grotesque?

January 31, 2018

  Innovative: The VINZ takes brave architectural steps Frank Gehry, the world-renowned architect and visionary famous for Walt Disney Concert Hall downtown and th...

OPINION: Bring the ‘covenant’ to Town Hall

OPINION: Bring the ‘covenant’ to Town Hall

November 15, 2017

The Agenda Committee’s officers signed a “covenant” early this year, outlining guidelines that every officer had to abide by, such as adhering to the S...

OPINION: Modesty isn’t the issue when poor women need assistance

OPINION: Modesty isn’t the issue when poor women need assistance

November 15, 2017

Two weeks ago, senior Sarina Finn — standing on the corner of Pico and Robertson outside Walgreens — collected 4,704 tampons and pads for wom...

With hammers and heart, juniors help rebuild Houston on chesed trip

With hammers and heart, juniors help rebuild Houston on chesed trip

November 8, 2017

At midnight Aug. 26, Maya Wadler was the only member of her family awake as rains pounded the streets and water seeped through the floorboards of her Houston...

When you’re the child of a rabbi, who are you?

When you’re the child of a rabbi, who are you?

September 7, 2017

The already difficult pressures of being a teenager can be even greater when you have to meet the expectations not only of your parents, but of a whole communi...

OPINION: When hate comes to visit

OPINION: When hate comes to visit

April 3, 2017

“Same sex marriage dooms nations,” “God hates the people in Hell,” and “144K Jews will repent,” were never phrases we expected to land – l...

Fifth consecutive CSPA Gold Crown for the Boiling Point

Fifth consecutive CSPA Gold Crown for the Boiling Point

March 30, 2017

The Boiling Point won its fifth consecutive Gold Crown award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association  March 17,  at the close of the ...