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LIVE BLOG: The Oscars with Nicholas Fields and Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks

LIVE BLOG: The Oscars with Nicholas Fields and Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks

February 24, 2019

This page is being updated throughout the Oscars awards ceremony by BP Lifestyles Editor Nicholas and Features Editor Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks. Cli...

The Eight: Short reviews of the 2019 Best Picture nominees

The Eight: Short reviews of the 2019 Best Picture nominees

February 24, 2019

Below are short reviews of all eight movies nominated in the Best Picture category of this year’s Academy Awards. They were compiled by Acting Arts ...

Citing Student Handbook, Fairness rules admin cannot enforce school rules at Starbucks if student has not checked in to school

Citing Student Handbook, Fairness rules admin cannot enforce school rules at Starbucks if student has not checked in to school

February 21, 2019

In the first public Fairness case of the year, a ruling based on a technicality raised but did not clearly answer the question of when and whether students...

Instability in Israeli government leads Netanyahu to call early elections

Instability in Israeli government leads Netanyahu to call early elections

February 21, 2019

Elections in Israel are now set to take place seven months early, as instability within Knesset coalitions and corruption charges against Prime Minister...

Historic playoff run ends with 56-48 loss to Palm Springs Indians in CIF quarterfinals

Historic playoff run ends with 56-48 loss to Palm Springs Indians in CIF quarterfinals

February 18, 2019

It was the first time a Jewish basketball team had made it this far. After moving up a division and beating tough teams like Lawndale and San Dimas, the Fi...

A year after Parkland shooting, teens help remember other teens

A year after Parkland shooting, teens help remember other teens

February 14, 2019

On Feb. 14 last year, 14 high school students and three school staff lost their lives in a mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. Exactly a year later, almost 1,...

Firehawk girls eliminated from CIF playoffs in overtime heartbreak against Bloomington Christian

Firehawk girls eliminated from CIF playoffs in overtime heartbreak against Bloomington Christian

February 14, 2019

The Firehawks were defeated by the Bloomington Christian Ravens of San Bernardino County 52-48, in overtime in a roller-coaster CIF quarter-final playoff game ...

Fame in an instant: Senior becomes internet celebrity after chance encounter with ‘vlog’ star

Fame in an instant: Senior becomes internet celebrity after chance encounter with ‘vlog’ star

February 12, 2019

Dylan and Dallas Corn were at Target buying carpet cleaner and gushers last Thursday, when they recognized Youtube star David Dobrik looking for pants...

Videos of people making ‘calming noises’ go viral in new trend of ASMR

Videos of people making ‘calming noises’ go viral in new trend of ASMR

February 10, 2019

Sending chills down people’s spines is a new way to unwind. Video clips of people whispering, eating, tapping on microphones and making other quiet, rep...

No winner, no loser as Firehawks and Panthers battle it out in rivalry soccer showdown

No winner, no loser as Firehawks and Panthers battle it out in rivalry soccer showdown

February 4, 2019

A month after the Firehawk girls soccer team routed rival YULA Panthers 6-0, the two rivals’ boys teams squared off on the same field, but this time,...

New policy is sending asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as crime there rises

New policy is sending asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as crime there rises

February 4, 2019

Three people were arrested in Mexico Dec. 19 for the murder of two teenaged Honduran migrants in Tijuana, as changes in U.S. policy began to collide wi...

From top national journalism organizations, a banner awards season for the Boiling Point

From top national journalism organizations, a banner awards season for the Boiling Point

January 25, 2019

The Boiling Point ended 2018 with top honors in national journalism competitions, including third place and two honorable mentions in the National Scholastic...