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Surging Streaming Services
Surging Streaming Services
Lola Pinneo, Source editor • March 5, 2021

As COVID19 cases have spiked and declined over the past year, many Americans have had a lot of time to fill. Many have picked up new hobbies, renovation projects, crafts, or a good binge-watch of their  favorite show.  Many of the students and faculty at Troy High have, as a result, turned to streaming services... Teacher Alyssa Armstrong has done this herself .  “I think that young adults...

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It's More Fun at MJR
Rory Knauss, Staff Reporter • March 4, 2021

Movie theaters can be a place for friends and family to come together, or even a place to enjoy a movie on their own. But, since the pandemic came around and forced many l into lockdown, theaters have been subjected to stay afloat without any customers. MJR of Troy has required all of it’s guests to wear masks unless they are consuming concessions as a safety precaution, and the concessions have...

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Discrimination in Disney
Discrimination in Disney
Andy DeGrand, Print Editor-in-Chief • March 3, 2021

On March 12, 2020 a trailer for Disney’s and Pixar’s newest film, “Soul” was released. Many we’re excited to watch the upcoming film. Soul is about a middle-school band teacher, Joe Gardener, who is’t really happy with his life. He visits a different realm and helps his friend find their true passion, only to discover what it really means to have “soul”. In anticipation of the film’s...

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Bachelor Nation
Bachelor Nation
Bridgette Scott, Social Media Editor • February 2, 2021

The Bachelor, a popular reality dating show, is currently on its 25th season. Many could say this season is like no other for two reasons; one being Matt James is the first African American bachelor, and two, that the show has continued in the midst of a pandemic. Many might ask how this reality show is still taking place during a pandemic. As the host, Chris Harrison would say, it is not easy,...

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Concerts Delayed and Cancelled Due To Covid-19
Concerts Delayed and Cancelled Due To Covid-19
October Marquez, Staff Writer • November 5, 2020

When the pandemic forced most places and activities down, many concerts were cancelled as well. Many concerts bring people with similar music taste together to feel like a family for a few hours. Students like freshman Nikki Carnegis express their sadness in regards to concert cancellations, but understand why these decisions were made. “I’ve missed Foreigner, the Foo Fighters, Guns N’...

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Halloween With A Twist
Halloween With A Twist
Bridgette Scott, Social Media Editor • October 22, 2020

As of October 2020, schools are opening and life is continuing. As Halloween approaches, many parents as well as students are worried about navigating the holiday! Sophomore Victoria Kang, expresses her concern about Halloween safety.    “I think COVID will have a major impact on Halloween activities, because I think kids will be wearing masks, and some adults may choose against passing...

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The official poster for “Mulan” (2020). PUBLIC DOMAIN.
Loyal, Brave, and True: Mulan (2020) Review
Avril Yu, Staff Reporter • October 1, 2020

Who is that girl I see? In a 2020 live-action remake of the beloved 1998 animated film, actress Liu Yifei stars as the titular Mulan. An energetic, adventurous young woman, Mulan lives in a small rural village in China during the Northern and Southern dynasty. When the emperor of China rules that every household must volunteer one man to fight against the Rouran army led by the fierce Bori Khan (Jason...

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 Homemade banana muffins.
Cooking Up a Storm
Murryum Farooqi, Body Copy Editor • May 19, 2020

Natalia Amador Banana muffins are something senior Natalia Amador has been making again and again, especially because they’re usually gone in a few days.  “With the time that I have now I can make lots of things from scratch,”  Amador said. Amador enjoys the sometimes tricky process of working with pasta dough. “As a family we used to cook homemade pasta on Sundays every once...

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Print Editor-in-Chief Kaitlyn Piggott reviews the return of TV after their winter break
Review of Returning TV
Kaitlyn Piggott, Print Editor-in-Chief • February 21, 2020

Yes, I’ll be honest, one of my favorite things about the new year isn’t the ball dropping or some resolution I never uphold. It’s the fall series picking up after their mid-season break. As an avid “NCIS” fan, I tune in on the naval criminal investigative team every week. If I’m being blunt, fall’s final episodes made me upset. For those who don’t know the plot of the show, it’s...

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Student texts in hall.
Communication Conflicts
AJ Kowalak, Staff Writer • February 19, 2020

Throughout the past decade, social media has been both a tool and a detriment to many impressianable teenagers. Senior Lauren Hughes has had social media since sixth grade, when she got her first cell phone. “Everyone had social media so I got [social media],” Hughes said. In addition to features like posting photos and sharing memes, many students, like senior Caroline Zhang, use social media...

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