The Boiling Point

Open Fairness hearing Friday morning will consider possible change to Fairness Chair election outcome

May 10, 2019

The Fairness Committee will hold an open hearing this morning to decide whether to change the outcome of this week’s election for Fairness Co-chairs...

Connecting the disconnected in ‘Technical Difficulties’

Connecting the disconnected in ‘Technical Difficulties’

May 7, 2019

With an overarching title of Technical Difficulties, the seven original plays in this year’s One-acts Festival all explored the way that human relationships ar...

David Edwards elected new Agenda chair; Klores and Rubel will lead Fairness

David Edwards elected new Agenda chair; Klores and Rubel will lead Fairness

May 7, 2019

Here are the results of today’s Just Community Elections. The Boiling Point observed the counting of ballots. Voting was by computer, and voters were aske...

Lighting up the night for homeless kids on Skid Row

Lighting up the night for homeless kids on Skid Row

May 5, 2019

Banners hung all around, decorating the rooftop space. Lights flashed and music played loudly, the bass trembling. The tall buildings of downtown LA l...

Michael Cohen heading to prison Tuesday to start three-year sentence for actions during Trump campaign

Michael Cohen heading to prison Tuesday to start three-year sentence for actions during Trump campaign

May 3, 2019

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, is scheduled  to report to the Federal Correctional Institute at Otisville, N.Y., on May 6 to beg...

Lori Gilbert-Kaye, Poway Chabad victim, is remembered for strength and ‘radical empathy’

Lori Gilbert-Kaye, Poway Chabad victim, is remembered for strength and ‘radical empathy’

May 2, 2019

Her favorite song was Eshes Chayil -- Woman of Valor -- sung around tables on Friday nights just before Kiddush, as several speakers pointed out over t...

HUMANS OF SHALHEVET: Ronell Zahir

HUMANS OF SHALHEVET: Ronell Zahir

May 1, 2019

“I found a passion pretty early on in life: there’s videos of me when I was two and there’s a screwdriver in my pocket. Sometimes I stay in the ...

To glimpse the future, hear the youngest at your own table

To glimpse the future, hear the youngest at your own table

April 18, 2019

Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of children.”  But perhaps you are thinking that at your Passover Seder, th...

New harassment policy sets rules, defines terms

New harassment policy sets rules, defines terms

April 8, 2019

After several Town Hall discussions and heated debates about what exactly sexual harassment is, the school released a new harassment, discrimination and r...

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

April 2, 2019

A huge gush of water from a burst city pipe poured through a basement wall and into a storage room early this morning, overflowing into two basement l...

Debaters win six awards at Penn Model Congress

Debaters win six awards at Penn Model Congress

March 31, 2019

Shalhevet's 21-delegate Model Congress team missed half of the committee sessions and a third of the full-house sessions, yet still won two gavels and fo...