High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Rundown

Sarah Boccafola, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Yes, you read that correctly.  The time has come for the continuation, or rather spin-off of the most renowned Disney movie: High School Musical.  The movie, which came out in 2006, was popular among young children and tweens.  Now,...

YUNGBLUD: A Voice for the Youth 

Kylie Williams, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

  Artists and creators are people bursting with spontaneity which they use to create a platform of expression, and portray their passions to make something bigger than themselves. Yungblud, also known as Dominic Harrison,...

Disney+: What You Could Be Adding to Your Entertainment Experience

Sarah Boccafola, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Disney+: What You Could Be Adding to Your Entertainment Experience Your childhood has been renewed.  Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, has finally arrived.  Whether you’re excited for new Marvel series, encores of ...

Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun

Emily Garry, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

You may have heard of the famous pop artist, Taylor Swift, who started her career at a young age by writing songs in her bedroom. Little did she know what position she would eventually gain in the music industry, winning numerou...

The New “Sonic The Hedgehog” Movie Revisions Have Been Made. Do They Hold Up?

Nina Ottesen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

In 2013, Sony got the rights to make a Sonic the Hedgehog movie. That next year, a movie was announced. Unfortunately, the film got put into turnaround, meaning that making it would cost more than what Sony would get on their ta...

My Chemical Romance Reunites

Nina Ottesen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

October 31, 2019, 3:00 PM: a moment that will go down in history. A tweet was sent out to 1.2 million of Twitter’s 321 million users. “Like Phantoms Forever…” it read. The tweet came along with a picture of a statue of t...

Vinyl with Style: Collecting Records in 2019

Dylan McCormick, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

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Are the Television Renditions of Musicals Really Necessary?

Nina Ottesen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Hairspray Live!, Rent: Live, Grease: Live! You've probably heard or even seen these television renditions of the classic musicals. People have had mixed feelings about these TV interpretations of these pieces of theater history...

Marriage Story is One of 2019’s Best Films

Alexis Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2020

Noah Baumbach’s film Marriage Story is being heralded as one of 2019’s finest films. On December 9, it was nominated for six Golden Globe awards: Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Pictur...

Clue Review

Megan Sigismonti, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 7, 2020

On November 14th, Smithtown East’s Drama Club presented Clue On Stage, directed by Mrs. Sundberg. I was fortunate enough to see the play and interview some of the cast and crew. Here is my takeaway:  The play mirrors the Hasbr...

Netflix is No Longer for Chilling

Sarah Boccafola, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

Do you know that feeling when it’s pouring outside, the leaves are falling, and you turn on the TV for Netflix? Or that feeling when there’s a blizzard outside and it’s time for hot chocolate and Netflix? How relaxing it is...

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