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‘Wizard of Oz’ Musical: An Enchanting Reproduction

‘Wizard of Oz’ Musical: An Enchanting Reproduction

by Celine Tan, Reporter Nov 13, 2023

As the lights in the auditorium go down, everyone goes silent, as a single spotlight redirects their attention, surprisingly, to the back of the room. Suddenly, Dorothy, played by junior Gina Phan, unexpectedly...

The actors from The Crucible act scared from the demons they claim they see.

TMS Students Set the Stage with “The Crucible”

by Liliana Aguilar, Reporter Oct 6, 2023

The chairs are set up around the stage, nervous and excited chatter come from the audience, all waiting in excitment. As the lights turn off and the red lights appear behind the beams, the audience is...

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‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’: Perfect Blend of Brotherhood, Girl Power

by Sydnie Grayson, Co-Editor in Chief of Content Apr 13, 2023

After reaching $377 million following its first weekend in the box office, “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” received rave reviews from critics. A play of the iconic 1985 arcade game with an all-star cast...

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Taste of Home at DeRa Coffee Shop

by Aveesa Bhayani, Reporter Mar 24, 2023

Tucked into the corner of Park and Los Rios, a new cafe opens every morning at 7. A breath of fresh air from chain coffee shops, DeRa coffee is an Arabic-owned, small cafe with a menu designed with decadent...

Actor Rebecca Smith playing Understanding, enters the scene to calm actors Harper Whittemore playing Everybody, Shruti Singh playing Love, and Sneha Kar playing Death.

‘Everybody’ Embodies Excellence

by Maryam Ahmed, Reporter Jan 20, 2023

The IB play, “Everybody,” was an absolute success, masterfully combining humor with heavy topics and shining a modern light on ideals as old as time. The play addresses the thought-provoking question...

‘Wednesday’ Review: Where Wednesday Went Wrong

‘Wednesday’ Review: Where Wednesday Went Wrong

by Michelle Mendez Jan 19, 2023

After almost three decades of not seeing her on the big screen, the beloved Wednesday Addams is back. Many viewers first fell head over heels by the young girl’s deadpan one-liners and emotionless personality...

‘Midnights’ Review: Product of Everything Before It

‘Midnights’ Review: Product of Everything Before It

by Sumayya Ali, Reporter Oct 28, 2022

After two years without a new album, Taylor Swift's 20 track album “Midnights” pulls the audience into a whirlwind of stories extracted from important midnights in her life. Befitting the name, the...

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Cafe HwaSan: Where Korean Cuisine Meets American Brunch

by Kayla Vu, Co-Editor in Chief Sep 23, 2022

With students reuniting with their friends and the school year rolling in a wave of tests and assignments, a local cafe rests in the corner of the Park Pavilion Center, providing the perfect place for...

‘Pinocchio’ Review: Bringing Classic Childhood Characters to Life

‘Pinocchio’ Review: Bringing Classic Childhood Characters to Life

by Sydnie Grayson, Co-Editor In Chief Sep 15, 2022

After 82 years, Disney Animation Studios decided to remake the classic film, "Pinocchio," like they have with other films, such as "Cinderella" and "Beauty and the Beast." About a puppet wanting to live...

‘Further Joy’ Review: Taking Punk Out of Pop Punk Sound

by Claire Tweedie Apr 12, 2022

The release of their third studio album, “Further Joy,” officially set the stage for a maturing in The Regrettes characteristic garage punk rock sound toward a slightly more saccharine sweet pop...

The Batman: Embracing Influence Without Sacrificing Authenticity

by Aziz Syed, Reporter Mar 19, 2022

Matt Reeves’ take on Batman is entirely unique and stands out from the eight live-action Batman films that precede it by introducing a dark, rough and gritty narrative that mimics the most recognized...

“Love, Victor:” barely above average queer representation

by Samantha Heath, Copy Editor May 12, 2021

“Love, Victor'' is a 10 episode show on Hulu following the life of a half Puerto Rican, half Columbian-American teenager named Victor (played by Michael Cimino) as he goes through his life both facing...

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