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Wholesome, heartfelt film: “The Half of It” review

Wholesome, heartfelt film: “The Half of It” review

by Joelle Tindal, Reporter

May 21, 2020

As the end of the (very weird) school year approaches, a combination of postponed movie release dates in theaters and an increased amount of time at home creates the ideal environment for binge-watching on streaming services. Netflix, thankfully, is adding new content: most notably, “The Half of It” May 1.  “The Half of It” is a story about love. Not romance, as I thought it would be based on the m...

Impact of teen fictional dramas on today’s youth

Impact of teen fictional dramas on today's youth

by Isis Martin, Reporter

May 13, 2020

The show highlights tribrid (part werewolf, witch and vampire) Hope and twin witches Lizzie and Josie as supernatural teenagers in Mystic Falls. Aside from the fact that werewolves, phoenixes and vampires do not exist, Legacies presents an unrealistic representation of how teens should navigate intim...

Marking Evolution: The Weeknd’s New Chapter

Marking Evolution: The Weeknd’s New Chapter

by Myh Seyoum, Reporter

April 7, 2020

Abel Tesfaye — known by his stage name, The Weeknd — started releasing music somewhat anonymously on YouTube in 2011 and quickly gained attention from indie music listeners. Since then his following has grown immensely and he currently has the most monthly listeners on Spotify of any artist in the world. His recent 14-t...

Much-needed island getaway: “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” review

Much-needed island getaway: “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” review

by Akie Kasai, Reporter

April 3, 2020

From the random Animalese babblings of the villagers and other characters to the consistent cartoony art style that a passionate fan base loves, the Animal Crossing series is one of Nintendo’s most successful franchises with “Animal Crossing: New Leaf” selling over 12.45 million units, making ...

Wading mind deep in time: Tame Impala’s insightful new album

Wading mind deep in time: Tame Impala’s insightful new album

by Myh Seyoum, Reporter

February 27, 2020

Everybody knows the indie personality stereotype — that person who thrifts their clothing, spends all of their time on Twitter and flaunts their “underground” taste in music, including artists like Rex Orange County, Clairo and Frank Ocean (who are actually very popular). Tame Impala, another alternative group, is often mentioned while making f...

(Even more) crazy, fearless: Harley Quinn’s return

(Even more) crazy, fearless: Harley Quinn’s return

by Joelle Tindal, Reporter

February 21, 2020

Summed up: Colorful, explosive and all sorts of fun. Despite the mess of 2016’s “Suicide Squad,” I had high hopes for “Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn),” directed by Cathy Yan. Harleen Quinzel stole the show in “Suicide Squad” and her unique look was one of ...

Seniors bring it on

Bow out: Student actors in the musical

by Alexa Dezelan, Reporter

January 29, 2020

The curtain closed on Jan. 23-25, not only on the last musical of this year, but on a significant chapter in many seniors' lives. For some seniors, this musical is unlike any other they've done because they help run the show in addition to performing for the last time in their high school career. Th...

Netflix’s newest series promotes romanticizing serial killers, bad relationship advice for fans

Netflix’s newest series promotes romanticizing serial killers, bad relationship advice for fans

by Isis Martin, Reporter

January 22, 2020

  Netflix released season two of its binge-worthy psychological theory series “You” on Dec. 26. The show stars actor Penn Badgley from “Gossip Girl” and Victoria Pedretti from “The Haunting of Hill House.” Fans praised “You” for its twisted and bloody portrayal of the phrase “What would...

“Joker” is no joke

Joaquin Phoenix delivering his stellar performance as Arthur Fleck

by Sonali Menon, Online Editor

November 13, 2019

In April, hype began to stir over the new Joker movie trailer, which depicts the backstory of the beloved, evil jokester of the Batman franchise. Since its release on October 4th, it has earned more than a quarter of a billion dollars, making it an instant box office hit.  However, F.B.I warnings over the risk o...

Kim Petras: “TURN OFF THE LIGHT”

The album cover for “TURN OFF THE LIGHT” is the same zombie-like hand as the one on the “Vol. 1” EP cover, but with Petras’ nails painted green instead of purple.

by Myh Seyoum, Reporter

November 4, 2019

It is officially spooky season: Halloween enthusiasts decorate their lawns with skulls and cobwebs, buy overpriced candy, and change their Twitter usernames in anticipation of the sinister holiday. But whereas December is characterized by classic winter holiday songs, few songs—besides Michael Jac...

Avengers: Endgame, the Cinematic Marvel

Avengers: Endgame, the Cinematic Marvel

by Luke Miller, Reporter

May 19, 2019

WARNING: SPOILERS BELOW When one thinks back on the most anticipated movie of the early 20th century, they will no longer think of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” or James Cameron’s “Avatar”. “Avengers: Endgame”, after 11 years of foreshadowing, marks the most satisfying conclusion to not...

Tomi’s Tunes: Valentine’s Edition

Tomi's Tunes: Valentine's Edition

by Tomisin Alausa, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Art is thought of as the best form of expressing one’s self. Valentine’s day is right around the corner, and some people might be dreading it while others can’t wait to shower their significant other or friends in love. Here are some songs that can capture how you’re feeling — whether it’s sadn...