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Books to read while in quarantine

Olivia Lyons has some book suggestions for those looking for something to read in quarantine.

By Olivia Lyons, Business Manager

March 18, 2020

Anybody unsure of what to read right now? Well here’s a list of books I would wholeheartedly recommend.   The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken Now, I really am nothing if not a tragic fan of young adult dystopia and fantasy, and this book is exactly that. But, I think it's the perfec...

They’ve got a word for everything!

backpfeifengesicht: the word you didn't know you needed!

By Sydney Randolph, Staff Writer

March 15, 2020

The 9 random German words and definitions that you absolutely need to be using. You might ask, why did I decide to write an article on weird German words and their definitions? To be quite honest, I’m not so sure myself. So here goes nothing! I asked a few people what they thought these words meant...

 A Quick Preview for the New Season 3 of On my Block

On my Block is back with a new season.

By Ronan McDonnell, Staff Writer

March 15, 2020

 Exactly 374 days after its season 2 launch and On My Block is back. The show follows a quintet of teenagers and their adventures in the inner city of South Central Los Angeles. In the inner city, gangs rule the streets and drug trafficking is a norm. The show follows Cesar, Jasmin, Monse, Ruby, an...

Is a subscription to Disney+ worth it?

Disney+ offers a wide range of selections to choose from, making it a top competitor among other streaming services.

By Lindsey Hollandsworth, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

In this digital age, there are many ways to receive your daily dose of entertainment. Netflix is reliable, YouTube is available instantly, and Spotify is always playing through at least one earbud. But how will another streaming service fit into your schedule? I am here to give you all the information...

20 Years Onward: “The Marshall Mathers LP”

20 Years Onward: “The Marshall Mathers LP”

By Matthew Hagan, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

For some decades, picking a definite musical artist is very easy. The 60’s had The Beatles. The 90’s had Nirvana. Others are a bit more difficult, and one of those was the 2000’s, but if I were to pick a definitive artist of the decade who defined the era of music that would come to be, it would...

Most Influential Albums in History 

Album Cover of Abbey Road by The Beatles

By Caetano Garcia, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

10) A Night at the Opera (1975) Queen “A Night at the Opera” will always be one of the most influential albums of it’s time. When Queen produced the album, they were essentially making an opera album, a massive risk during a time of rock and roll. The album consists of songs like “You’re m...

Batman is the worst superhero

Christian Bale's Batman costume has ridiculous ears.

By Kylie Schwartz, Features Editor

March 2, 2020

I love movies. I love how they define generations, how they explore complex topics through visual metaphors, and how they transport you to a different plane of existence.  All of these factors coalesced into my ultimate decision to take on “The Dark Knight” Trilogyー Christopher Nolan’s inte...

The Series Sex Education: It IS Educational!

Main characters Eric and Otis announcing season 2.

By Olive Wheadon, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

In early January, teens across the globe buzzed ecstatically about season two of “Sex Education,” a Netflix original. Almost instantly, we finished all of the eight episodes and came to a consensus: every school needs a Jean Milburn.  To give some context, “Sex Education” is based on a group of...

Birds Of Prey Review: How Fly Is It?  

Birds of Prey movie poster

By Matthew Hagan, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

It’s amazing how far Harley Quinn has come, hasn’t it? Harley Quinn, first originating in the 1990’s TV show “Batman: The Animated Series” (possibly my favorite television series of all time), initially intent as a walk-on roll, has become one of the most popular characters in all of DC....

Hollywood’s lack of representation

Parasite wins ‘Best Picture’ at the 92nd Academy Awards.

By Ella Murray, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

Hollywood has been no stranger to controversy. Whether it’s the lack of representation, or the refusal to hire or cast certain people, there has always been a population of frustrated individuals. As awards season has just come to a close, it has become more clear than ever that Hollywood has not ...