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By Boiling Point Editorial Board November 10, 2020

Four years ago, the Boiling Point interviewed multiple students who voted for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton and included their quotes and their names in various articles. The paper even published an...

Who should win?

Who should win?
November 2, 2020

Waiting for it all to go away

WISH: As the country is consumed with a divisive election, there are some who wish they could tune it out.
By Liad Machmali, Features and Culture Editor October 29, 2020

It’s on my neighbor’s front lawn, the topic of discussion at my dinner table, and infiltrating my Tik Tok ‘For You’ page. Politics. No matter where I go or what I’m doing, politics always seems...

EDITORIAL: Ruth Bader Ginsburg z”l: One of us, who rocked America

ICONIC: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was famous for wearing carefully chosen collars to Supreme Court deliberation. Here she is pictured wearing a white jabot from South Africa, a favorite of hers.
By Boiling Point Editorial Board September 27, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg may have been only 5’1, but she was a giant. Not the kind of giant you see at the top of the beanstalk, nor the kind that becomes memorable by living infamously. No, she was a giant...

Someone else to remember

Someone else to remember
By Maia Lefferman, Chief Photo Editor January 28, 2020

The loss of a great hero is devastating to all. Kobe’s legacy is everlasting and his contributions to basketball are unprecedented. Throughout today and yesterday, people mourned the death of all...

We hear you

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By Boiling Point Editorial Board January 28, 2020

On Sunday, the world lost a basketball superstar whose legacy has inspired the next generation of basketball players. The Boiling Point decided to post a compilation of reflections on Kobe Bryant’s loss,...

We can hold two ideas at once

SHOCK: Kobe Bryant and eight other people, including his daughter Gianna, died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning
By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2020

I’ve felt a lot of things over the past few days. I was at first shocked, in complete denial that something could happen to someone I felt almost familiar with. Kobe existed when I was born and throughout...

THE SPIN: Open letter to the process we all know and hate

RARIFIED: To advance into the hallowed halls of university, our columnist says, students must first take the Sorrow And Trepidation exam, otherwise known as the SAT.
By Jacob Benezra, Page 3 Columnist January 23, 2020

Dear College Admissions Process, I could have started this letter while I was in the middle of completing your vital, yet aggravating, work. Instead, I composed myself, soldiered on through weeks and...

For the Clipper who used to be a Raptor, only love

CHAMPIONS:    The Toronto Raptors celebrated after beating the reigning back-to-back champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA finals last June. It was Toronto’s first NBA title ever, led by Kawhi Leonard, who now will play for Clippers.
By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Cheif November 1, 2019

There were four seconds left on the shot clock in a tied game seven against the Philadelphia 76ers. Kawhi Leonard caught the inbounds pass and dribbled to the right sideline, double-teamed by...

About this fob thing…

About this fob thing...
By Jacob Benezra, Page 3 Columnist October 25, 2019

First off, I want to thank the Boiling Point for offering me this opportunity to share my ideas. Now all of you are trapped hearing the crazy thoughts bouncing around in the void between my small ears....

Let’s rename the Wildfire Theater

Boiling Point Unsigned Editorials
By By the Boiling Point Editorial Board October 10, 2019

Few if any students at Shalhevet today have any memory of Nat Reynolds, z"l, who died last summer at the age of 86. But all of us are nevertheless benefiting from his work. In the process of interviewing...

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