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VIEWS with David Dobrik and Jason Nash

VIEWS with David Dobrik and Jason Nash

Ella Markman '22, Writer February 17, 2021

Pop-culture has taken over the media world in the last decade, with social media being the new way to rise to fame. As podcasts have grown in popularity, more influencers have started to use the medium...

Circe: Is it Worth the Read?

Circe: Is it Worth the Read?

Taya Demianova '23, Writer January 24, 2021

Circe by Madeleine Miller retells a story we have all heard and know the ending to. You might be thinking, “Huh, sounds boring.” Trust me when I tell you it isn’t. This recounting of the notable...

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Taylor Swift’s Evermore | Album Review

Julia Ross '21, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 15, 2020

For myself and many other high school students, Taylor Swift was the soundtrack to our childhoods. She rose to fame amid our elementary school years when the radio was still our primary source of music....

TikTok's Influence on the Film and Music Industries

TikTok’s Influence on the Film and Music Industries

Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, Writer December 11, 2020

Tik Tok: The resurrection of Musical.ly. It’s an app that lets creators express themselves in a variety of ways, from singing and dancing to comedy skits and elaborate experiments. The 15-second videos...

Graphic by Deana Chefchis '21

Queen’s Gambit Review

Noor Ali '23, Writer December 8, 2020

On paper, Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit should not have been Netflix’s most-watched limited series of all time—it doesn’t contain the typical character tropes of today’s most popular shows....

Sounds of Fall (Top 10 Music)

Sounds of Fall (Top 10 Music)

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer November 23, 2020

From different genres of music, this fall season has truly produced great albums and singles. 2020 has been an especially good year for artist collaborations, including songs like "Head and Heart" by British...

Courtesy of Netflix

Cuties: Movie Review

Sofia Taylor '21, Editor School and Local November 17, 2020

Directed by French filmmaker Maïmouna Doucouré, Cuties was released on Netflix internationally in September 2020. The film is incredibly evocative, following a young Senegalese-French girl who finds...

TikTok’s Influence on the 2020 Election

TikTok’s Influence on the 2020 Election

Taya Demianova '23, Writer November 3, 2020

As Election Day nears, political content on all social media is being produced at a feverish speed. Young users on all social media platforms have been posting more about their political views and beliefs,...

The AA drama program branches out in new directions

The AA drama program branches out in new directions

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer November 3, 2020

Halloween may not have brought much celebration this year, but there was still a treat to be had, the premier of the Academy’s student written and produced, radio drama. Having been released in two episodes...

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Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm Review

Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Arts and Leisure Editor November 3, 2020

Fourteen years ago, Borat visited America to “make benefit glorious nation of Kazakhstan.” This meant singing his version of the National Anthem in a southern rodeo, chasing his producer Azamat Bagatov...

Live From New York....

Live From New York….

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer October 28, 2020

For over 40 years, the popular late night TV show Saturday Night Live (SNL) has been finding new ways to bring people together through its diverse comedy skits. Through the years, they have developed a...

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