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Four Seasons of Change; Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

Four Seasons of Change; Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

December 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

TV show reunions have not been a stranger to modern day television. Shows such as Fuller House and Arrested Development are examples of recent reunions, both produced by the streaming giant, Netflix.  It has been about 16 years since the release of Gilmore Girls on the channel previously known as WB, now the CW.When the show ended...

Moana Makes a Big Splash

Moana Makes a Big Splash

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Since the release of Frozen, avid fans have been awaiting the next Disney princess. On October 20, 2014, Disney announced their newest addition to their line of royalty: Moana. The trailers and promotions released by Disney have fans excited to see what the new film brings. This film features Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Auli’i Cravalh...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Watch it

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Watch it

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor

November 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

No, this is not a dream: the brilliant and transcendent J. K. Rowling has actually graced the world with yet another masterpiece. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hit screens on November 18, fueling the constant, undying love Harry Potter fans universally posses. Earlier in 2016, Rowling released the sc...

Saying Goodbye to Vine

Saying Goodbye to Vine

Maddy Fleury, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Thursday, October 27, Twitter announced that Vine, the famous app for making six second videos, is shutting down. Social media users from all over the world have had different reactions to the news. Although some may consider this program to be a waste of time, it is responsible for the fame and fort...

Dreamworks’ Trolls Exceeds Expectations

Dreamworks’ Trolls Exceeds Expectations

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

From the trailers alone, Dreamworks Animation’s Trolls looks like a complete and utter flop. The characters’ designs are cute but reminiscent of the colorful insanity of a children’s birthday party. The jokes appear cringe-worthy at best, and the plot seems disgustingly predictable. Trolls loo...

EVOLution means more than just science

EVOLution means more than just science

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

2016 has proved to be the year of reinventing in the pop music industry and has most recently added a new starlet to the mix. Last month,, Sabrina Carpenter released her second full length album with Hollywood Records, titled EVOLution. In 2012, Carpenter signed with Hollywood Records, the infamous record label that has ...

Stuco Cha-Cha slides into Homecoming

Stuco Cha-Cha slides into Homecoming

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For everyone involved, Homecoming season is a marvelous time. Spirit week motivates students to dress up and show their school spirit; the pep assembly excites students for what’s to come in the long-awaited weekend; and most of all, the extravagant dance known as Homecoming rounds out the week. One th...

Student Spotlight: Grace Lee

Student Spotlight: Grace Lee

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Grace Lee has a tough talent that can only be pulled off by few: singing. Lee has come far in her singing career already, and it is only the beginning. Like many singers, Lee has been singing her whole life. “ I sang all the time as a little kid, but I didn’t start singing in public until abo...

Pokémon GO or Pokémon No Go?

Pokémon GO or Pokémon No Go?

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


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The phrase “Gotcha!” has become a common notification for players of the popular game Pokémon GO. Left and right, people are running around, trying to complete the task of capturing the wild creature that has appeared on their screens. This summer, millions of kids were able to fulfill their lifelon...

#StayPeculiar

#StayPeculiar

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016


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Filled with haunting photographs accompanying an enthralling mystery, the best-selling novel, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, is making its way to the silver screen on September 30. The novel, published in 2011, centers on 16 year old protagonist, Jacob Portman.  Jacob grew ...

This Fall’s Tea: A Pop Culture Catch-Up

This Fall’s Tea: A Pop Culture Catch-Up

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For the past year, many shocking things have happened in pop culture. This past summer has become a safe haven for highly anticipated and controversial blockbusters, such as Ghostbusters: Answer the Call and Suicide Squad. Long awaited albums, including Frank Ocean’s Blonde and Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woma...

American Horror Story Season 6 Premiere: Nightmarish or a Nightmare?

American Horror Story Season 6 Premiere: Nightmarish or a Nightmare?

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As fall creeps eerily forward, so do its terrifying, spooktacular, and downright graphic seasonal television shows and movies. American Horror Story is one of  fall’s most hyped shows, and for a good reason. After the premiere of  its sixth season on September 14, fans from around the world are shoc...

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