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Britney Spears: Free at Last

Britney Spears: Free at Last

Or is she?
Sydney Marks '24, Writer October 13, 2021

On Wednesday, September 29, Britney Spears got one step closer to personal freedom when Jamie Spears, her father, was dismissed from his position as her conservator. For clarification, conservatorship...

Gracie Abrams

Gracie Abrams

William Weinstein '23, Writer October 6, 2021

Artist Profile: Gracie Abrams Earlier this year, while I was watching an Olivia Rodrigo interview, she shouted out an artist named Gracie Abrams, and said that her song “Minor” inspired the hit...

R. Kelly Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking

R. Kelly Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking

Uzair Hammad '24 October 5, 2021

Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly was found guilty of one count of racketeering and eight counts of sex trafficking. He will spend at least 10 years behind bars, with the possibility of a life sentence.A...

AOC Makes Headlines at the MET Gala

AOC Makes Headlines at the MET Gala

Becca Faber '24, Writer September 28, 2021

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) arrived at the 2021 New York Met Gala on Monday, September, 13 wearing a white dress with the words “tax the rich'' written on the back. It was designed by...

Star-Crossed: Kacey Musgraves is back with her 5th studio album

Star-Crossed: Kacey Musgraves is back with her 5th studio album

Music Review
William Weinstein '23, Writer September 14, 2021

  On Kacey Musgraves’ fifth studio album, Star-Crossed, the modern country artist leans into heavy production and theatrical undertones that make it an intriguing yet sometimes flawed spectacle....

Does Trendy Equal Ethical?

Does Trendy Equal Ethical?

Exposing the American Private Sector: Fast Fashion
Stella Hudson '23, Arts and Culture Editor September 10, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic last year, online shopping has gained lots of traction due to people’s inability to leave their homes for a portion of the year. Even though there is now light at...

Certified Lover Boy Album Review

Certified Lover Boy Album Review

On Drake’s 6th studio album, the rapper hones in on his introspective side, reflecting on a variety of themes in his life: love, fame, and of course, music.
William Weinstein '23, Writer September 8, 2021

Three years after his fifth album Scorpion and after eight months of delay, Drake finally makes his return on Certified Lover Boy. Consisting of 21 songs, the Canadian rapper understood the assignment...

Top 4 Shows Of the Summer

Top 4 Shows Of the Summer

Ella Markman '22, 6th & 7th Grade Section Editor August 27, 2021

Too Hot To Handle: Season 2- The iconic hit romance show is back. The producers of the show take a bunch of hot singles and enforce a strict sex ban. This season, only one person wins the money. The...

Sounds of the Summer: Top 10 Music Albums

Sounds of the Summer: Top 10 Music Albums

Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Editor-In-Chief August 27, 2021

  1. Call Me If You Get Lost by Tyler, the Creator: Tyler, The Creator has gained great acclamation and attention over the last decade -- evolving from a musician who made raunchy, explicit...

The Degradation of Social Media

The Degradation of Social Media

Lynn Zhang '23, Writer May 5, 2021

When you think of social media, what do you think of? Do you think of Twitter refusing to ban Trump, people weaponizing Facebook against religious minorities, or Reddit forums intended as safe havens for...

Kid Cudi’s Gender Bending Performance

Kid Cudi’s Gender Bending Performance

Should clothing even be gendered at all?
Taya Demianova '23, News and Feature 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....

Satanic Panic: The Controversy About Lil Nas Xs MONTERO

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

An homage to Satan or an expression of sexual identity?
Stella Hudson '23, Arts and Culture Editor 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...

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