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Elon Musk Spreads his Scent on SNL

Elon Musk Spreads his Scent on SNL

Becca Faber '24, Writer May 14, 2021

During Mother’s Day weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live (SNL). He participated in several sketches including the Trial of Wario, Gen-Z hospital, and Chad on Mars. Throughout the show,...

Kid Cudi’s Gender Bending Performance

Kid Cudi’s Gender Bending Performance

Taya Demianova '23, News and Features Editor April 22, 2021

On April 10th, rapper, singer, and songwriter, Kid Cudi, a.k.a Scott Ramon Segura, made an appearance on “Saturday Night Live”. He paid tribute to Kurt Cobain, but it wasn’t the way people expected....

DMX: Another Rapper Dies Young

DMX: Another Rapper Dies Young

Becca Faber '24, Writer April 20, 2021

Rap icon DMX, born Earl Simmons, passed away on April 9th, 2021 after being hospitalized due to a drug overdose. This death is similar to other rappers who have died from overdoses over the years such...

Satanic Panic: The Controversy About Lil Nas X's 'MONTERO'

Satanic Panic: The Controversy About Lil Nas X’s ‘MONTERO’

Stella Hudson '23, Writer April 9, 2021

The recent media hype over rapper, singer and songwriter, Montero Lamar Hill, better known as Lil Nas X, has sparked a wild controversy that has taken the world by its horns (literally). The 21-year-old...

Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Review

Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Review

Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Arts and Leisure Editor March 12, 2021

The movie Judas and the Black Messiah shines a spotlight on FBI informant William O’Neal, who infiltrates the Illinois Black Panthers in 1968 and betrays its leader, Fred Hampton, to the FBI, leading...

Mandalorian star Gina Carano fired

Mandalorian star Gina Carano fired

Isabelle Hammond '23, Writer March 10, 2021

It will be devastating for many Mandalorian fans to hear that the actress Gina Carano will not be returning to the Star Wars universe after making a controversial post on Instagram. This was the latest...

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....

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