The Application Process: Part Two

Sarah Boccafola, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

The Application Process: Part Two By Sarah Boccafola As December crept around, and the snow began to fall, buying presents for the holidays was not the only stressful part of the season.  For those who applied to college e...

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...

The End of the Decade

Sarah Boccafola, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

A time in which Android outsold Apple is hard to imagine, and even harder to remember. But, it happened!  When thinking back to 2010, the start of the decade, events feel ages ago when considering the changes in technology, ente...

Eyes of the Occident

Olga Zolfievna Suleymanova, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Many a nation state have erupted into insurrection. Hong Kong is well-covered but Chile, the one most applicable to us, is mostly a footnote. Why? In Chile, protests have broken out against the economic policies of the current...

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...

Disney Does it Again with “The Lion King” Live Action Remake

Nina Ottesen, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

Over the summer, Disney released two movies in their “remake saga”: The Lion King, and Aladdin. These two movies are timeless Disney classics, so their live-action remakes have quite a reputation to live up to. One of my personal favorites...

The Forces in Our Lives

Kylie Williams, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

Teachers are often defined by what they know, how well they share their insight, and how they treat those learning from them. Most students would narrow it down to, how good or bad is teacher is depending on their grades. Ther...

You Are Not Your SAT Score

Alexis Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2020

Year-round, high school students walk into testing centers with calculators and number two pencils, jittery with nerves, ready to take the SAT and ACT. These tests are stepping stones toward college, as most colleges require them. ...

The Application Process: Part One

Sarah Boccafola, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

“Get started early,” they say. “Visit as many schools as possible,” they say. “Study for the SAT and focus on your grades,” they say. "They" could be your parents, teachers, guidance counselors, or anyone who knows...

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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