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The Tall Girl’s struggle to fit in

The Tall Girl’s struggle to fit in

Haripriya Kemisetti, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

Stress and loneliness. Drama and betrayal. High school is thought by some to be the best time of one's life, while others see it as the most miserable chapter of their youth. Going through high school as a regular kid is hard enough, so watchers can imagine how difficult it can be to go through school ...

Doctor Sleep (2019) and The Shining (1980): Does the sequel win out?

Doctor Sleep (2019) and The Shining (1980): Does the sequel win out?

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

Doctor Sleep (2019) Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep is a sequel to Kubrick’s 1980 horror classic The Shining, but it doesn’t feel like it. This movie doesn’t have the same tone, atmosphere, or chills as its predecessor. The film follows Danny Torrence (played by Ewan McGregor) as he help...

Netflix Knockout

Netflix Knockout

McKayla Coppla, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Disney Plus, Disney's premier streaming service, will be giving Netflix the greatest competition it has ever faced. Having ownership of Marvel, Disney classics, and the Star Wars series, Disney Plus will be taking away the rights to these films from Netflix and other streaming services. Will Netflix original...

An Outbreak of Peppa Pig

An Outbreak of Peppa Pig

McKayla Coppla, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Appealing to both the teenage and toddler eye, a diverse and entertaining character has taken the stage and is touring her exponential success. Circulating through most high school halls, this pink sensation is a hot topic of discussion for not only 4-year-olds but also teenagers who are captured by h...

The value of art in Kinnelon High School

The value of art in Kinnelon High School

Shreyal Sharma, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

  Demetri Martin, a famous American comedian, and actor, once said, “The Earth without art is just eh."  Imagine a little boy sitting at his desk, gazing through the window and seeking out for hope. All that comes to his eyes are black and white trees, darkened clouds, and white drywall...

Joker (2019) Review

Joker (2019) Review

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

Joker tells the story of Arthur Fleck, a Gotham City resident who slowly goes insane. This movie does an incredible job depicting a mentally ill man in an unjust world. Todd Phillips’ breathtaking direction perfectly complements the dark tone of the film.  It’s clear throughout that this is a movie ...

Does “Unwind” Predict a Possible Future?

Does “Unwind” Predict a Possible Future?

Ellis Nunez, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

If you picked option A, you are most likely a tithe. If you picked option B, you are most likely a regular child who does not want to have their organs harvested.  Unwind by Neal Shusterman is a novel set in a future United States about a society in which children are regularly taken out of the custo...

The Social Media Wars Continue…

The Social Media Wars Continue…

Haripriya Kemisetti, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2019

Snap. Click. Send. The world has taken another huge step toward the social media apocalypse. Wars have been waged, alliances have been made. Two of the biggest social media corporations have declared war, even though according to most students, there is already a divide based on what each pla...

Summer Awaits! What Will You Do?

Summer Awaits! What Will You Do?

Camille Balo, Editor-in-Chief, Editor of STEM

May 21, 2019

Sweet ocean breezes while relaxing on the oceanfront, reclining back and reading your favorite book in the peaceful nature, hanging out with your closest friends, with summer just around the corner (only a month away!), what will you do?   Well, for those who have no clue what to do over summer break, h...

“Walking Dead” Stumbles in Viewers, Rises in Ratings

“Walking Dead” Stumbles in Viewers, Rises in Ratings

Ricky Daniele, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

Ever since season nine of  “The Walking Dead” first aired, ratings have climbed through the roof, but viewers fall nearly fifty percent from last season. The season eight premiere, which aired on Oct.22 of 2017, had 11.44 million viewers while the season nine premiere, which aired just last October,...

‘They Both Die At The End’ Book Review

‘They Both Die At The End’ Book Review

Daniel Yu, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019

“And you, my father, there on the sad height, curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray. Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage, against the dying of the light.” ~Dylan Thomas   Life. Death. As a duality of nature, life constitutes our existence, while death defines...

Avengers: Endgame (2019) Review

Avengers: Endgame (2019) Review

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019

Avengers, assemble! If you thought it couldn’t get any more shocking than Infinity War, then you’re in for a big surprise. Endgame is many things, but underwhelming or disappointing, is certainly not. As the culmination of the Infinity Saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this behemoth of a blockbuster...

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