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Artist Spotlight: King Princess

King Princess via them.

Alanna Gallagher, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2020

King Princess is one of the biggest names in alternative and indie pop. Some of the songs she is well known for are Talia, 1950, Ain’t Together, and Holy. Her music is known for its unique sound and her experiences as a genderqueer and gay person.    Since a lot of her songs have to...

Little Red Riding Hood Retold

Movie poster for the movie Red Riding Hood provided by Flickr.

Haripriya Kemisetti, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2020

Red velvet cloaks concealing delicious secrets. Gruesome werewolves terrorizing civilians as the clock strikes twelve. The story of Little Red Riding Hood remains a fairytale favorite as it is told to children all over the world. On July 8, Netflix has released its newest spinoff of the story, "Red Ridi...

‘The Social Network’: 10 year anniversary review

'The Social Network': 10 year anniversary review

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2020

A decade has passed and yet, the film still holds up Ten years ago, director David Fincher crafted his greatest masterpiece. The Social Network tells the true story about the creation of Facebook and follows Mark Zuckerburg (Jesse Eisenberg) as a Harvard undergrad. Everything in this movie meshes s...

TOP 10 Instagram accounts to check out during quarantine

TOP 10 Instagram accounts to check out during quarantine

Abeeha Zaidi, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2020

1. Rupikaur_ Rupi Kaur is a Canadian poet who has published many well-known books, such as Milk and Honey and The Sun and her Flowers. She is also an illustrator and has drawn all the images in her book. On her Instagram, she includes many inspirational and beautiful poems on her page. Not only does...

Netflix’s ‘Outer Banks’: review

Netflix’s 'Outer Banks': review

Jackie Roberts, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2020

Outer Banks is about five teens living in North Carolina in search of the Royal Merchant, a sunken ship containing 400 million dollars worth of gold. This show surprised me; I was anticipating a cliché and predictable show that would leave me feeling unsatisfied, but it was quite the opposite. Outer Ba...

COVID-19 cancels entertainment

Corona Virus halts the Entertainment Industry

Zainab Kabir, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

Most networks have canceled almost all production of all television shows and movies. Television series from Grey’s Anatomy to Stranger Things have delayed the release date of their newest seasons, keeping all of their watchers in suspense. Movies such as A Quiet Place Part II, Peter Rabbit II:...

‘Year One’: a pandemic plot

'Year One':  a pandemic plot

Haripriya Kemisetti, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

Forsaken. Confused. Terrified. A land of destruction and loss conquers mankind with one word: Doom. Year One by Nora Roberts is a dystopian fiction novel that focuses on a deadly disease dubbed the Doom. Reading this story, it may be possible to see some parallels between Roberts’ world and our ...

How to find light in the darkness of COVID-19

Pinterest board including several activities to do during quarantine.

Shreyal Sharma, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2020

Author of Correspondence, Joseph Campbel, once said, "Opportunities to find more profound powers within ourselves comes when life seems most challenging." When life seems the hardest, humans tend to find the tenacity and resources to survive. First and foremost, a human tragedy, the COVID-19 outbreak, has af...

The Once and Future King: a review

A timeline of stories about King Arthur

Daniel Yu, Staff Reporter/Rising Editor

March 23, 2020

The story of King Arthur seems to be reinvented with each generation: whether it comes in the form of the original myth, the various retellings which stemmed from it, or the fantasy stories which have come to dominate the pop-fiction market, Arthurian legend has found its home in the imaginations of...

Taylor Swift is ‘The Man’

Taylor Swift at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, promoting  Miss Americana

Mikayla Smith, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2020

On Feb. 27, Taylor Swift released her first self-directed music video along with her single “The Man”, and the world was taken aback, but not completely surprised. This isn’t the first time Swift has shocked the public by calling out prominent social issues. During the 2018 midterm election,...

The Irishman (2019) review

Image courtesy of Netflix

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

Martin Scorsese’s latest work, The Irishman, is told from the perspective of the movie’s protagonist, Frank Sheeran, who claims to have murdered labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa.This film showcases all of Scorsese’s strengths as a director. Outstanding performances, stunning cinematography, remar...

The role of acceptance in literature

The role of acceptance in literature

Ellis Nunez, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera Margot Sanchez is a Puerto Rican girl living in South Bronx, with her mom, dad, and brother. Margot cares a lot about her image, so much so that she would not be caught with her natural curly hair. This is further exacerbated when she gets accepted...

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