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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...

Cuties: Movie Review

Courtesy of Netflix
Sofia Taylor '21, School and Local Editor 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...

Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm Review

Courtesy of Amazon Studios
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...

Enola Holmes Movie Review

Courtesy of Netflix
Elliette Varley '25, Writer October 27, 2020

Millie Bobby Brown, who portrays Eleven in Netflix’s hit TV series Stranger Things, has taken on a new role this fall. Brown plays the lead in Netflix’s new action-packed movie titled “Enola Holmes.”...

Mulan Movie Review

Mulan Movie Review
Lynn Zhang '23, Writer October 23, 2020

Disney’s remake of Mulan was a huge disappointment. First of all, it was a new type of release - early access on Disney Plus for an additional $29.99 on top of the $6.99 per month disney plus subscription,...

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month
Taya Demianova '23, Writer October 16, 2020

From the history behind food we eat, to inherited community traditions, Hispanic culture is all around us. People all around the country participate in the festive celebration of National Hispanic Heritage...

The Show Must Go On!

The cast of Addison Fulton's All the World's meet for rehearsal
Elias Arredondo '23, Writer October 13, 2020

Murder, betrayal, isolation, humor, and friendship are just some of the themes in the new and unusual student theatrical productions coming soon to Academy audiences. The shows, which will be opening sometime...

Among Us: Lies, Impostors, and Deception

Among Us title screen
John Dominguez-Trujillo '21, Writer October 7, 2020

Among Us, the new craze for gamers in Fall 2020, has brought out the detective and liar in all of us. The space-themed murder-mystery game, released almost two years ago, has recently found popularity...

Arranged Marriage: It’s Not What You Think It Is

Arranged Marriage: It's Not What You Think It Is
Marwa Chohan '21, Co Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2020

This summer’s entertainment scene became obsessed with a new Netflix original: Indian Matchmaking. From families like mine, watching it to get tips on how to set their children up, to families and people...

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