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‘Lady Bird’: A Tribute to Teenage Tribulations

‘Lady Bird’: A Tribute to Teenage Tribulations

Natalie Suh, Design Editor

February 15, 2018


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"Lady Bird" captures the true essence of being a teen.

2018 Grammy Predictions

Annie Smuts, Body Copy Editor

January 28, 2018


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Record of the Year “Redbone”–Childish Gambino “Despacito”–Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber “The Story Of O.J.”–JAY-Z “HUMBLE.”–Kendrick Lamar “24K Magic”–Bruno Mars “Despacito” was one of the biggest songs of the year, spending 16 weeks at the...

Beyond The Scene

Madeline Trumbauer, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Korea, 2013--seven musicians, Kim Nam Joon (Rap Monster), Jungkook, Jimin, V, Suga, Jin and J-Hope perform on TV for the first time to debut their first track, “Single.” This began a four-year journey of hard work with their recording agency, Hit It, to create their image and shape their talent, a...

Justice League Enters the Box Office

Justice League Enters the Box Office

Peyton Downing, Source Editor

December 20, 2017


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“Justice League” is the newest piece of the DC Comics Extended Universe, featuring a cast of multiple familiar comic book heroes. Among them are Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and more. The movie was released Nov. 17, and its arrival was anticipated by several DC fans. “I’ve waited for it fo...

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Blasts Into Theaters

Daniel David, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Forty years after the release of the original Star Wars film, the newest chapter arrived this year on Dec 15. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is the eighth installment in the “Star Wars” saga and is a direct sequel to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Many are excited to see what director Rian John...

Miss Universe Crowns a Winner

Michael Thistlethwaite, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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On Nov. 26, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe for her country South Africa.. The pageant was held in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood. Miss Universe is a diverse pageant, with contestants coming from various countries across the globe. This was the 66th Miss Universe pageant and featured Steve ...

Popular TV Shows of 2017

Popular TV Shows of 2017

Samantha Fisher, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Netflix made the decision to start releasing original content in 2013. With audiences ranging from teens to adults, "Stranger Things" has made the streaming service even more popular. Although not a Netflix original, originally airing on The CW, "Riverdale" also earned 960,000 viewers within its first...

Introducing the 2017 Grammy Nominees

Megan Wallace, News Editor

December 20, 2017


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The nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards are out, and people are talking. The 2018 Grammy nominees for Record of the Year and Album of the Year include all minority artists. This has not happened since 1999, when there were no white males nominated. This year’s nominees are Childish Gambino,...

Battle of the Smartphones

Battle of the Smartphones

Vivienne Francois, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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According to Business Insider, the term “smartphone” was not commonly used until 1995. Today, new advancements are constantly being made from smart phones to virtual reality glasses. Known for its a search engine, Google made its own phone: the Google Pixel. Some Apple users believe that the new...

Taylor Swift’s New Reputation

Taylor Swift’s New Reputation

Gabrielle Francois, Web Editor

December 1, 2017


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Since her first hit, “Tim McGraw,” in 2006, Taylor Swift has been an icon in the music industry. Recently she revealed a more controversial side of her personality to the public when she came out with a “new” version of herself.            While most of her fans have supported her fro...

Behind the Screen

Behind the Screen

Vivienne Francois, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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A new app called Sarahah is gaining popularity among students. To access it, students can attach a personalized link to their Snapchat which allows people to anonymously say whatever they want about the person who shared the link. In many situations, the app’s effects on its users have been negative...

TV Shows Increase Autism Awareness

TV Shows Increase Autism Awareness

Kaitlyn Piggott, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


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As years go on, TV shows change with the views of society. Today, many shows’ plots are about cops, disaster-stricken hospitals or superheroes, but for the first time autism is being represented on the small screen. In Netflix’s “Atypical,” the main character Sam, who is played by Keir Gilchrist,...