The Chariot

Cooking Up a Storm

 Homemade banana muffins.

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 o...

Review of Returning TV

Print Editor-in-Chief Kaitlyn Piggott reviews the return of TV after their winter break

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,...

Communication Conflicts

Student texts in hall.

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 postin...

A League Of Her Own

Harley Quinn's logo representing DC's

Meriam Meram, Body Copy Editor

February 19, 2020

The new year usually means a fresh start, and new beginnings. With the start of a new decade, 2020 has proved to be a year of big changes. Not only are things beginning to heat up on the political side with several female presidential contenders, but the movie industry is also beginning to portray a...

The Sequel Trilogy Review

Photo Courtesy of IMDb

Ping-yu Hsu, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

     My first experience with Star Wars was the second chronological movie in the series, "Star Wars: Episode 2 - Attack of The Clones." I was a very young child when I first watched it. I was charmed by the interesting and cool stories that were told by George Lucas. So when I saw the trailer for a...

Have A Rockin’ Holiday!

Graphic by: Emy Galustyan

Chloe Collins, Digital Content Editor

December 16, 2019

Every year, the holiday season seems to appear when Halloween ends and November begins. Local radio stations such as 98.7 and 100.3 start the holiday music on Nov. 1. Seeing as the holiday music played is mainly the old school originals or overplayed pop covers of songs that have been around for years,...

Are You Still Watching? provides statistics showing how long it would take to watch T.V. shows in one sitting.

Murryum Farooqi, Body Copy Editor

December 16, 2019

It’s Friday night. Hot Cheetos on deck, tucked under a blanket, junior Julia Marku settles in for a binge. A few miles away, a similar scene unfolds as junior Annie Joseph sets down a basket with piles of laundry and gets to folding. As many people have started making the transition from watching...

Down with Big Brother!

Dystopian novels have become incredibly popular amongst young adult readers.

Kaitlyn Piggott, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2019

Poverty. Death. Weapons. Adults are unavailable and unreliable. Teens are the only people who can save the world. Dystopian novels have become an integral part in young adult literature. Readers are transported into dark, cruel and unruly worlds: the society in “Lord of the Flies” of distress among...

The Big Chill

The poster for the new

Andy DeGrand, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The sequel to Disney’s 2013 blockbuster, “Frozen,” not only leaves the audience with another great family movie, but another outstanding soundtrack. My personal favorites would be “Into the Unknown,” “Some Things Never Change,” and “Show Yourself.” “Frozen 2” felt like it hit th...

Start Streaming

The home page of Disney+. featuring content from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars and National Geographic.

Meriam Meram, Body Copy Editor

December 6, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, marked the first official day of streaming on Disney+. Disney+ is an all new streaming service created by Disney that combines all Disney-owned content from Disney Channel, Pixar, Marvel Studios, the Star Wars Universe and National Geographic. Costing $6.99 a month, fans can...

“Do You Like Scary Movies?”

With Halloween season, pumpkin carving comes in as a regular tradition.

Chloe Collins, Digital Content Editor

October 29, 2019

As it reaches the time of year where the leaves change and people carve pumpkins, Disney Channel and other networks such as SYFY start to air all of their Halloween movies. Movies are a large part of not just US culture, but culture all over the world. On average, an approximate 850 box office movies...

Stay Tuned

A new season of shows begins and a new season of Binge watching takes off.

Gabby DeRose, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

With autumn comes the season premieres of countless shows. Though shows like “Rick and Morty” and “Jack Ryan” continue onto their fourth and second seasons respectively, several shows near the end of their time in the spotlight. “Criminal Minds,” “Modern Family,” “Arrow” and “Mr....