The Boiling Point

Prize-winning chefs take guest turns at Mexikosher

Prize-winning chefs take guest turns at Mexikosher

February 20, 2015

It was supposed to last until 9, but by 7:30 p.m. Feb 19 Mexikosher was all sold out of fresh, made-from-scratch tostadas — fried tortillas topped wit...

Mexikosher owner says cooking kosher changed him

Mexikosher owner says cooking kosher changed him

February 9, 2015

By Eric Bazak, Features Editor and Alexa Fishman, Editor-in-Chief Half Mexican, half Japanese and five-sevenths kosher, Katsuji Tanabe won the Food Networ...

Mister Buckley

December 12, 2014

Before he resigned, the Boiling Point had planned a major feature on Mr. Buckley. It became a retrospective, but the story is the same.

Immortal and behind the wheel

Immortal and behind the wheel

May 30, 2014

A recent Boiling Point poll of students with licenses found that most Shalhevet drivers regularly break several laws while driving, and 42 percent have already been in an accident — despite having been licensed for, at most, just two-and-a-half years.

Party Culture

Party Culture

March 12, 2014

A full bottle of vodka lay nestled in a bush, out of anyone’s line of vision in the unlikely case a parent would come home.  A few sophomores lounged ...

EXODUS: Jewish population wanes in South Africa

EXODUS: Jewish population wanes in South Africa

January 19, 2014

Although Shalhevet did not formally commemorate the passing of legendary human rights leader and statesman Nelson Mandela, the five minutes in between class...

TECH-NOGRAPHY: How students and faculty are handling the geography of tech

TECH-NOGRAPHY: How students and faculty are handling the geography of tech

January 10, 2014

Shalhevet's new iPad program has transformed classes for both sophomores and freshmen into intricate and technologically advanced courses -- as well as...

How other high schools navigate tech-based classes

How other high schools navigate tech-based classes

January 5, 2014

Both locally and nationally, schools are grappling with questions of how to best use technology without turning classrooms into free time for other electronic...

What’s in a pseudonym?

What’s in a pseudonym?

November 20, 2013

Melissa transformed into Mah Lissa. Natalie rechristened herself Nah Tally, and Kaili became Kay Lee...in cyberspace, that is. With college application...

Fashion show promotes a new view of beauty

Fashion show promotes a new view of beauty

November 7, 2013

By Rose Lipner, Staff Writer Karen Michelle, a women's clothing store on Robertson, treated over 200 women of all ages to manicures, makeovers and pastas...

WHAT WE’RE WEARING: Who says fashion’s just for girls?

Micah Gill, Staff columnist

September 30, 2013

Filed under Columns, Fashion, Features

“What are you shopping for, basketball shoes?” This is the response I receive when I tell my guy friends that I am going to the mall to shop for clothing. For some odd reason, fashion is almost always associated with females. They get to do the shopping, the styling and the dressing.  But I’ll be the first one to tell you that at least at Shalhevet, fashion is...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Sand-Which Bar shows good food is good business on Pico

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Sand-Which Bar shows good food is good business on Pico

June 3, 2013

As I learned a few weeks ago in U.S. History class, America’s economy thrives on competition.  You might have thought there were enough kosher restaurants...