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Rihanna’s first appearance on the carpet.

Top Five Looks at the Met Gala 2023

Emma Wittkopp, Writer June 6, 2023

On May 1st, the annual Met Gala was held with the theme for 2023 as ‘Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty’. The theme was made in memory of the record breaking designer who recently passed away in 2019....

Current writers participating in the strike.

Writers Strike Halts Television Productions

Holden Popoff, Writer June 6, 2023

Tensions are rising in California, as writers all across Los Angeles begin to strike. Members of The Writers Guild of America, a union that represents a couple thousands of writers for television and movies,...

Taylor Swift during her commencement speech in 2022 at New York University.

Do Celebrity Scholars Have an Unfair Advantage?

Chiara Palomera, Writer June 6, 2023

As the graduating class of 2023 commences their path towards college, among them could potentially be a herd of celebrities and famous influencers. Accepted into the most prestigious universities in the...

A log cart flies down the 52-foot drop on Splash Mountain.

Splash Mountain Closes For Good

Bianca Staley, Writer May 30, 2023

In late 2024, Walt Disney World and Disneyland will be releasing its newest attraction, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. The ride will be based on the 2009 movie, The Princess and the Frog, along with all of...

The Disco Ball that is shined on during the Bows at the end of Mamma Mia!

Behind The Scenes: Diving Into the Mamma Mia! Production

Emma Townsend, Writer May 23, 2023

The Production of Mamma Mia!, performed by the Rochester Adams Theater Club, just finished at Adams High School, the show lasted from April 13-16th. The actors and technicians have been practicing since...

The king, queen, and rest of the royal family enjoy the flyover without Prince Harry in presence.

Charles lll and Camilla Parker Bowles Crowned The New Reigning Royals

May 23, 2023

On May 6, 2023, Charles (lll) Mountbatten-Windsor was crowned King of the United Kingdom at London’s Westminster Abbey. Shortly after the death of Queen Elizabeth ll in September 2022, her son Charles...

Scantron for an AP exam.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of AP Exams

Emma Townsend, Writer May 23, 2023

Rochester Adams High School Advanced Placement (AP) has concluded for the 2022-2023 school year. Students took their AP exams from May 1st to May 12th in hopes to gain college credits.  AP classes...

The many looks worn to the Met Gala in honor of Karl Lagerfeld.

Is High Fashion Overrated?

Chiara Palomera, Writer May 23, 2023

Just last week, “A-list” celebrities and influencers walked through the most awaited red carpet of the year, The Met Gala, an annual charity ball—held by Vogue’s Anna Wintour—that raises money...

A familiar website opening screen for many students

AI Use: Detrimental or Beneficial?

Emma Wittkopp, Writer May 23, 2023

Chat GPT, an extremely advanced public and controversial Artificial Intelligence (AI) system, became available with mixed emotions from users in November of 2022. Ever since, this system has become increasingly...

Class of 2023 Spring Signing

Class of 2023 Spring Signing

Sophia Nguyen, Writer May 22, 2023

Rochester Adams High School hosted a spring signing event for the class of 2023 for students continuing their athletic career at the collegiate level. By signing, the Rochester Adams students agreed not...

Picture of the varsity team after the Stoney Creek win

Adams Girls Varsity Lacrosse Beats the Creek

Abi Johnston, Writer May 15, 2023

Monday, April 25th, Adams Girls Varsity Lacrosse beat Stoney Creek in an entertaining cross-town showdown game.  Adams came into the contest coming off a devastating loss to Troy Athens 12-11 that...

Students who decide to study abroad all gather and pose 
in front of a famous building.

Should You Study Abroad? Exploring the Benefits and Considerations of International Education

Yser Alsaedi, Writer May 15, 2023

For many students, the idea of studying abroad evokes images of the foreign city streets, conversing with locals in their native language, and absorbing the history and culture of the place they decide...

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