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An Unexpected Senior Year

Andrew Gomez

September 25, 2020

2020 has been a year to remember and one to forget. One thing that a lot of students won’t forget is how we have to do school online. Doing virtual schooling has been a very hard or very easy transition for some people. For me, school has been more challenging than it was when we were physically in ...

Performative Activism: Harmful or Helpful?

Morgan Daniels

September 25, 2020

Have you or a friend posted a picture at a protest with the hashtag #blacklivesmatter? Quick newsflash...that doesn’t make you an ally. Going to a march to have a quick photo opp isn’t helping anything.    Performative activism is essentially a way to seek validation for one’s own fragi...

Understanding a Musical Masterpiece: Folklore

Maya Lyou

September 25, 2020

“Folklore,” Taylor Swift’s new indie-folk album, written and produced entirely over quarantine, was released July 24, less than 24 hours after the surprise eighth album announcement. Swift’s announcement was the first hint that this album would shy away from her well-known pop and country root...

Truly Devious Trilogy: A Promising Start for Murder Mystery in YA

Hailey Reyes

June 10, 2020

Young Adult author Maureen Johnson has outdone herself in completing The Truly Devious Trilogy that wrapped in mid-January. The series exhibits carefully crafted plot twists, intense character development, and a fast-paced yet crammed storyline. Johnson’s trilogy is one that is completely unique to ...

Twisted Tales in True Crime: The Harm True Crime Has on Society

Hailey Reyes

June 10, 2020

Captivity truly tends to be the essence of True Crime, with its enticing tales of grief, loss, and disturbing nature. A bullet that can’t be dodged in today’s pop-culture platforms, True Crime has made impressive waves among the public as the genre has found a way to conform to everything and an...

The Unseen Nightmare

The Unseen Nightmare

Jordan Foster

June 10, 2020

Leigh Whanell’s sci-fi horror movie titled “The Invisible Man” has the mysteriousness that one craves for and the suspense that another dies for.  This film revolves around Cecilia Kass who escapes her abusive husband’s mansion to try and live a better life. The husband, Adrian Griffin, su...

Is Old Drizzy Back?

Chelsea McKinnon and Hasan Daniels

June 9, 2020

On March 30, Candian rapper, Drake revealed on Instagram not only that he is in the works of creating an album that he is planning to drop this summer, but also the release of his momentous mixtape titled “Dark Lane Demo Tapes”.  The mixtape, “Dark Lane Demo Tapes”, comprises 14 song...

The Importance of a Healthy Sleep Schedule

Kailey Torres

June 9, 2020

Many people overlook the importance of sleep. Many people believe they can “make up” for the lack of sleep. However, people still decide to deprive themselves of those precious hours that the brain craves. Unfortunately, people’s sleep schedules aren’t getting any better during the quarantin...

America’s Favorite Pastime is Commercializing Holidays

Xochitl Marin

June 9, 2020

In the United States, the month of May celebrates two major holidays: Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day. The sales and other aspects of commercialization open up debate about why these holidays are actually being celebrated.     While holidays like Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day are both vict...

Money Heist is Much More Than a Heist

Xochitl Marin

June 9, 2020

On April 3, Money Heist, or La Casa de Papel in its Spanish title, released the much-awaited part four of the popular Netflix series bolstering the popularity and love the show has gained from its viewers. Money Heist is a Spanish series about a character viewers come to know as “El Profesor” or ...

‘Never Have I Ever’ Review: There’s Light At The End of The Tunnel

Bridget Reyes

June 9, 2020

Source: Netflix *Spoiler Alert* Netflix recently released a teen drama called “Never Have I Ever,” starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as the main character Devi. With the help of director Mindy Kaling, Never Have I Ever isn’t your typical teen drama, instead, it’s a story of how to cope with ...

Pro-Life but Spell it H-y-p-o-c-r-i-t-e-s

Morgan Daniels, Social Media Editor

June 9, 2020

Pro-Lifers will hold a sign that says “Abortion is murder”, “life is a human right”, “Every life is valued”, and “protect all human life.”  Then they will turn around and hold signs that say “guns don’t kill people, people kill people”, they support the death penalty and agree wit...

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