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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...

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

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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 ...

Where’s The Other Half?

When Ellie, her father, and Paul enjoy dinner together, how can you not enjoy it as well?

By Lindsey Hollandsworth, Staff Writer

May 26, 2020

Yes, I’m back for yet another romantic comedy, but I’ll happily oblige. The newest addition to Netflix, The Half Of It, depicts the lives of Ellie Chu and her father in a small fictional Washington town called Squahamish. Ellie is a high school senior who earns money by writing her classmates’ es...

Never Have I Ever review

Never Have I Ever is out on Netflix

By Ella Murray, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Netflix recently released season one of it’s new series, Never Have I Ever. The story follows highschool sophomore Devi Vishwakumar and her friends, Fabiola and Elanor. At the beginning of the season, Devi puts together a plan for her and her friends to become more popular. The first step: get boyfriends....

Parks and Recreation special addresses current issues

Parks and Recreation has been popular for years.

By Emily Broyles, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

So if you haven’t heard of it, Parks and Recreation is a great show. You can watch all 7 seasons on Netflix and Hulu. The show came out in 2015 and has grown in popularity over the years. Recently, on May 1, a new special was released on Youtube.  The cast came together virtually to make this episode. This epis...

“Dexter”: Where Dramatic Meets Disturbing

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By Matthew Schwartz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

“Dexter”, the critically-acclaimed Showtime original television series, ran for a total of eight seasons from 2006 to 2013, becoming one of the most popular shows on the air during that time span. I recently picked up the show out of quarantine boredom after it popped up in my Netflix recommendation...

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!: A story about the art and the artists

Keep your hands off Eizouken! shows the artists behind the art.

By Joice He, Opinions Editor

April 14, 2020

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! isn’t the first anime about making an anime, but it is absolutely in a league of its own.  Simply put, Eizouken! is a love letter to animation and exhibition of the creative process. It captures the occupational struggles of animation, encompasses all of what it means to be a creator, a...

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...