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Avi Litvak

Avi Litvak, Opinion Editor

Avi Litvak, 12th grade, began his involvement with the Boiling Point his freshman year as a sports broadcaster and became a staff writer his sophomore year. He specialized in restaurant reviews and sports coverage, and was recognized by School Newspapers Online in Best of SNO in 2021. Aside from journalism, Avi is the captain of the Model Congress and baseball teams, as well as president of the Geography Club and the Tranquility Society. He also spends time entertaining his social media following with urban photography in Los Angeles. This year, Avi is serving as Opinion Editor. 

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HISTORIC: Yall has been in use since 1631, when British writer William Lisle introduced it in his novel The Faire Æthiopian.

Goofy, friendly or just clearly plural, a new word from the South catches on

By Avi Litvak, Opinion Editor
September 29, 2022

y’all  [pronoun] \ ˈyȯl  \ variant of YOU-ALL Merriam-Webster English Dictionary Every word has a definition. Most...

NEON: Lenny’s bright sign can be seen -- and noticed -- from down Pico Boulevard.

Lenny’s Casita fills an L.A. kosher food gap

By Avi Litvak, Staff Writer
May 12, 2022

When Mexikosher closed three years ago, it was a dagger into the taco-loving heart of LA Jews who longed for a kosher Mexican...

The cover of the album ‘Flower Boy’ by Tyler the Creator.

MY LIFE IN A SONG: A friend in the wild

By Avi Litvak, Staff Writer
November 8, 2021

My mom told me that wearing headphones on a hike was likely not a great idea, nor was hiking alone for that matter. But our family...

VIEWPOINTS: Now that it’s been a year since the pandemic arrived, we asked one student from each grade to share how this time has changed their lives.

OPINION: Four views of a (Covid) year

  In a few decades, numbers and data might be the main vehicles through which people look back on the Covid-19 pandemic...

The majesty of baseball

The majesty of baseball

By Avi Litvak, 10th Grade
April 2, 2021

One year ago this month, we were riding the bus to an away game, playing music and feeling excited to compete for the love of...

AT-BAT: Jack Metzger positioned at the plate during a Firehawks fall-ball game.

Jack Metzger: Hawk’s Eye To Improve

By Avi Litvak, Ninth Grade
June 2, 2020

“I go by a quote: ‘You don't lose, you either win or you learn.’  When I don't win, I feel like I can learn from the...

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