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The Evolution of Political Interaction

Screenshot of AOC playing the popularized game

By Matthew Hagan, Review Editor

October 27, 2020

A few days ago, NY Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez did one of the things she does best: get people’s attention by playing the popular video game “Among Us”. This isn’t exactly surprising for the young representative, who has used the internet and social media outreach better than mos...

How SDA Theatre is Conducting Rehearsals for Their Upcoming Show “Whodunnit”

Keep your eyes peeled for this action packed mystery show

By Emily Broyles, Staff Writer

October 24, 2020

Students still need to have a creative outlet during distance learning. The SDA theatre program has found a way to safely conduct rehearsals for upcoming shows.  The SDA theatre program is preparing to perform their production of “A Virtual Whodunnit.” This show is about a homicide detective ...

The Most Unexpected Trend of the 21st Century

Even Mona Lisa is wearing a mask

By Avery Wanzenried, Staff Writer

October 5, 2020

Due to COVID Mask fashion is here and its taking the world by storm. Masks are being used everyday to express are styles, opinions and passions.

3D Modeling: A New Approach to Art

This photo is actually a 3d render. Unfortunately this house does not exist but by learning how to 3d model you can create rooms like this too!

By Ria Chockalingam, Staff Writer

September 26, 2020

Generally, when we think of art, traditional mediums like painting, theater, and writing come to mind. However, there is another dynamic realm of art that goes largely unnoticed, especially among teenage artists. Over the past few decades, computer-generated 3D art has substantially evolved: from blo...

At the movies… at home

Movie-watching has looked a lot like this the past few months

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2020

I was bored one Saturday afternoon, so I decided to search for movies currently showing in my area.   I was not completely up-to-date on all things Corona, so I wasn't even sure if theaters were open yet. It had been so long since I had gone to the theater that the previews which had advertised...

Avatar vs Teen Titans: The Better Anime-Inspired Powerhouse Cartoon of the 2000’s

By Matthew Hagan, Review Editor

September 16, 2020

I’ve spent the last summer, through the magic of streaming services, revisiting several shows I hadn’t watched for many years. One of the shows I revisited, as I imagine many other people did this summer, was “Avatar: The Last Airbender”. Breaking records to become one of Netflix’s most profita...

How to Stay Creative during Quarantine

Creativity comes in all sorts of mediums such as theater, photography, and music

By Olive Wheadon, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

As we have now faced months of solitude, there has been a new time and space for creation, replacing the hours with friends, extracurriculars, and basically almost every activity SDA students indulge in before quarantine. Yes, this quarantine is a burden and overall unfortunate, yet there is something about it...

The Comforts of Childhood Cartoons

Spongebob, a childhood staple for every early 2000’s kid

By Olivia Lyons, Business Manager

May 28, 2020

Now, it may just be me, but I have been feeling pretty stressed out lately. Maybe it’s the pandemic, maybe it's the AP tests handing over my head (good luck to everyone who needs it), or maybe it is being around my family 24/7. I don’t know, probably a combination of the three. But, the good new...

The Genius Of Pearl Jam’s “Do The Evolution”

Pearl Jam girl from

By Matthew Hagan, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

The ’90s was the era of music videos. With MTV as dominant as ever, and the alternative boom in full swing, artists often went out of their way to make music videos as over the top, creative, and elaborate as possible. So, when the question of what was the best music video of that era comes up, a lot ...

Eight Beautiful Coming of Age Movies that Correctly Portray Adolescence

Spirited Away is a great coming of age movie.

By Gwen Nowlan, Staff Writer

May 26, 2020

Spirited Away Spirited Away is a masterpiece, as are most of Miyazaki's movies. Miyazaki often focuses on a young woman's potential to be independent and strong. Spirited Away is a beautiful rendition of this theme. Chihiro, a young girl, must navigate the spirit world in order to save her parents. In the ...