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Netflix coming-of-age film hits the mark

Alice Webster, Student Editor

May 8, 2020

Netflix has released many coming-of-age movies. Some like Tall Girl and The Kissing Booth have been widely panned by critics and enjoyed mainly for their absurdity, while others like Dumplin and Seventeen have been applauded for their...

Quarantine makes Outer Banks an overnight sensation

Samson Mosley, staff writer

May 6, 2020

With the world in a terribly tragic state at the moment, many people have been turning to entertainment and streaming services in search of a sense of escapism or relief from the current craziness that seems never ending. One of...

How autism is represented in modern media

Alice Webster, Student Editor

May 1, 2020

Autism is typically defined as a developmental disability associated with repetitive behavior and difficulties with communication and social interaction. This definition sounds simple enough, but autism exists on a spectrum, me...

The public reacts to The Poughkeepsie Tapes

Amelia Symons, staff writer

April 27, 2020

Over the last six or more months, the app TikTok has skyrocketed with popularity. Formerly known as Musical.ly, TikTok is an app where people create 15- to 60-second long videos of themselves dancing, cooking, lip syncing, or showin...

Original High School Musical cast reunites for a virtual performance

Jaylen Heady, staff writer

April 18, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 lockdowns around the world, television networks and personalities have been providing content in hopes to lighten spirits and increase charitable donations to organizations such as Feeding America. The latest ...

Virtual Prom to replace the real thing

Amahni Fletcher, staff writer

April 17, 2020

With the global COVID-19 epidemic going on, this has sadly cancelled many school events and activities such as prom. With virtually no hope of restoring prom anytime in the near future, the class of 2020 students are going to m...

Psychological horror film shocks audiences

Alice Webster, Student Editor

March 12, 2020

The Me Too movement has remained strong since it took off in 2017 with many actresses coming forward with allegations against Harvey Weinstein and inspiring others to share their stories. However, many women are still silenced a...

Fans are more than okay with new Netflix series

Alice Webster, Student editor

March 5, 2020

Netflix is no stranger to making hit TV shows about people with superpowers: The Umbrella Academy, Stranger Things, and their multiple Marvel shows have all garnered praise from critics and audiences alike. Now they’re adding ano...

Production of the Disney Plus reboot of Lizzie McGuire is halted

Jaylen Heady, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

     Many die-hard fans of 2000’s era Disney Channel were elated to hear the announcement of the production of a reboot of the popular kids show Lizzie McGuire. The reboot was announced at the same time as the new streaming pl...

WWII comedy proves successful

Alice Webster, Student Editor

February 19, 2020

Many comedians have bemoaned how difficult it is to be funny and unoffensive these days, but writer and director Taika Waititi managed to do both while also playing infamous dictator Adolf Hitler. In his newest film Jojo Rabbit,...

Taylor Swift Reveals Intimate Parts of her Life in her new Movie, Miss Americana

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Taylor Swift, an American singer and song-writer, recently released a biography movie on Netflix called Miss Americana. Since 2006, when Taylor released her first song and album, she has been known to use her life experiences as ...

Birds of Prey: Feminist themes done right

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Birds of Prey hit theaters on February 7, 2020, and is quickly becoming a fan favorite against all odds. The DC Comics movie, starring captivating Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, takes place after Suicide Squad (2016) when eccentri...

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