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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...

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Covid and Football

Reeya Patel '22, Writer January 22, 2021

As the fall season approached and COVID-19 remained a threat throughout the United States, many football fans wondered if they were going to be able to enjoy another season of their favorite sport. But...

Ratatouille the TikTok Musical

Ratatouille the TikTok Musical

Addie Siembieda '24, Writer January 14, 2021

What started as just another viral TikTok evolved into a Playbill-endorsed theatrical show that raised over 1.9 million dollars for the hard-hit theatre industry. Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, based...

Indie, Alt, and Everything in Between

Indie, Alt, and Everything in Between

Stella Hudson '23, Writer January 14, 2021

Athleisure and casual wear has become the new normal for most of us that are working or studying at home, and although the spectrum of fashion is constantly evolving, the COVID-19 global pandemic has significantly...

Pedro Pascal is The Mandalorian in the Disney+ series THE MANDALORIAN.

Mandolorian Season 2

Liliana Varley '26 December 17, 2020

Late last year, another Star Wars spin off Story, the Mandolorian, was introduced to the public through the streaming app Disney+. Fans were beyond excited to see a new Mandalorian character, Din Djarin,...

Youtuber Takes on Boxing Champ

Youtuber Takes on Boxing Champ

Kamal Nallandighal '23, Writer December 16, 2020

Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. is set to have an exhibition fight on February 21, 2020. The 43-year-old boxer will be taking on the 25-year-old YouTube celebrity, Logan “The Maverick” Paul. Mayweather...

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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...

The Deaths of King Von and Pop Smoke Shines a Light on Violence in the Rap World

The Deaths of King Von and Pop Smoke Shines a Light on Violence in the Rap World

Audrey Brunner '22, Writer December 9, 2020

On November 6, 2020, rapper King Von was shot and killed in an altercation at Monaco Hookah Lounge in Atlanta. His death adheres to a common pattern in the lives of up and coming rap and hip-hop artists....

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...

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Call Me Candid: Podcast #5 For Young Women

Ella Markman '22, Writer November 13, 2020

Alright Ladies, sometimes we just need to put our phones down and listen to a good podcast. Yes, there are more interesting podcasts than just the boring NPR and BBC kind. Call Me Candid is a podcast hosted...

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