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‘Love, Simon’ simplistic, yet poignant

‘Love, Simon’ simplistic, yet poignant

Kayla Morris, A&E/OP-Ed Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Opinion

The recent release “Love, Simon” was adapted from the book ‘Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda’ and is closely  based on the plot of the novel. The movie begins with the main character Simon (Nick Robinson) introducing his family and friends to the audience. We meet his childhood best...

Wrinkle in success

Wrinkle in success

Raquel Amato, Opinions

April 6, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Print Publication, Showcase

Disney released “A Wrinkle in Time” Feb. 26, which is based on the novel by Madeleine L'Engle. When my mom told me that was the movie we were going to see, I was not especially looking forward to it; the previews made it look extra-childish and over-dramatized. The beginning of the movie moved fas...

Review on Frankenstein Chronicles

Review on Frankenstein Chronicles

Kate Lychik, Staff

April 6, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E

In a chilling twist on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” the television series “Frankenstein Chronicles” rose from the grave and made its way to Netflix. Full of crime and mystery, it had me hooked within an episode. Sean Bean’s appearance may have also played a part in that. John Marlott...

Review on Annihilation

Review on Annihilation

Kate Lychik, Staff

April 6, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Showcase

Fantasy-thriller film “Annihilation,” would never have crossed my mind nor would I have thought to watch it if my brother had not dragged me to a theater unexpectedly. I usually try to avoid overly frightening movies. However after sitting curled up in my theater seat and clutching my coat around my...

Caffeine Craze

Caffeine Craze

Kate Lychik, Staff

April 6, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E

Waking up in the morning, bleary eyed and unrested. The sky is still dark and shadows blanket the world. Unfortunately, there is no time to linger. It is time to go. Tired and irritable and cursing everything, there is something you need: coffee. Ah yes, that universally loved beverage. Why, though, does every...

Married to Music

Married to Music

McKenna Zacher, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E

Married to Music is a series that takes the wedding tradition of something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue and gives it a musical flair. Something Old: As a Beatles junkie, I know that there are endless options of their songs to share. After much internal debate, I eventually c...

Black Panther Lives Up to Hype

Marcus Windham Jr, Staff

March 7, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E

The movie that has been waited so long for, Black Panther, was finally released Feb. 16. This Marvel film had very high expectations and did not disappoint. The movie is about  Prince T’Challa and how he was forced to become king and guardian of the village, Wakanda after the death of his father....

Pokken Tournament Review

Kate Lychik, A&E Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E

Pokken Tournament, a game recently released by Nintendo, has found its place in my collection. It is similar to the Super Smash Brothers games in that it is a fighting-based game but among the differences is that all the playable characters are the lovable little creatures called Pokemon. Most people sho...

Black Mirror Review

Black Mirror Review

Kate Lychik, Staff

March 5, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E

There has been a name all over the internet recently. A name of a show. Maybe you have heard of it, it is called “Black Mirror.” Well, after seeing so many different conversations, images and references for this show I really could not ignore my mounting curiosity any longer. I decided to start ...

BTS Reaches Global Charts, Local Hearts

BTS Reaches Global Charts, Local Hearts

Megan Jamora, Staff

February 3, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Showcase

2017 has been a big year for the South Korean boy group BTS (acronym for Korean term “Bangtan Sonyeondan,” meaning “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”). From winning the Top Social Artist Award at the Billboard Music Awards to performing at the AMAs to releasing the album “Love Yourself: Her,” their...

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