The Chariot

The Sequel Trilogy Review

The Sequel Trilogy Review

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!

Have A Rockin’ Holiday!

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

Are You Still Watching

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!

Down with Big Brother!

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 Big Chill

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

Start Streaming

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?”

“Do You Like Scary Movies?”

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

Stay Tuned

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....

I Don’t Wanna Go, Mr. Stark

I Don’t Wanna Go, Mr. Stark

Meriam Meram and Andy DeGrand, Copy Editor and Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

On Aug. 20, 2019, Sony Pictures announced their split with Disney, which effectively pulled Tom Holland’s Spider-Man out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) since Disney is Marvel’s parent company. Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios first announced an official deal between the two in February of...

This is: Jason Trumbauer

This is: Jason Trumbauer

Olivia Perron, Feature, Business, Graphics editor

April 22, 2019

  Junior Jason Trumbauer spends his days going to McDonalds, watching his favorite show “ Keeping Up With the Kardashians” while eating Goldfish and taking walks around Firefighters park down the trials. “I like nature, I enjoy the outdoors and seeing all the animals in the park,...

VIDEO: Spotlight on TTE Makeup Crew

VIDEO: Spotlight on TTE Makeup Crew

Silas Yang, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

The Troy Theatre Ensemble's production of "Beauty and the Beast" would not have been possible without the makeup crew. They worked to apply makeup to all the cast and ensemble members.

VIDEO: Spotlight on the Cast of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

VIDEO: Spotlight on the Cast of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Silas Yang, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

The Troy Theatre Ensemble's production of "Beauty and the Beast" was one of the most successful shows in TTE history. Tickets to all six public shows sold out for the first time. In addition to the public shows in March, the TTE also performed a show for Troy elementary students as well as an in-school...