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El Poder de Maquillaje(Spanish Translation)

El Poder de Maquillaje(Spanish Translation)

Cecile Bendera and Emily Martinez

January 16, 2020

En los últimos años, la comunidad de maquillaje se ha expandido mucho desde sus orígenes en YouTube a principios de 2005. Se está extendiendo a plataformas de redes sociales más grandes, principalmente Instagram y YouTube. Pero el uso de maquillaje viene en diferentes formas y formas para cada perso...

The Power of Makeup

The Power of Makeup

Cecile Bendera and Emily Martinez

January 15, 2020

In recent years, the makeup community has expanded greatly from its origins on YouTube in early 2005. It’s spreading onto bigger social media platforms, primarily Instagram and YouTube. But wearing makeup comes in different shapes and forms for every person who picks up a brush, and can be used to ...

Modifying Clothing

Sophia Lusala and Kate Wolfe

January 7, 2020

Fashion, at its root, is the most physical form of self expression. Everyday when we choose what to wear, we choose how and what we want to present to the world. When brands and store bought pieces just don’t do individuality justice, consumers take it upon themselves to add personalized touche...

The Power of Makeup

The Power of Makeup

Cecile Bendera and Emily Martinez

December 23, 2019

In recent years, the makeup community has expanded greatly from what its origins on YouTube in early 2005. It’s spreading onto bigger social media platforms, primarily Instagram and YouTube. But wearing makeup comes in different shapes and forms for every person who picks up a brush, and can be us...

Movie Review:Queen and Slim

Movie Review:Queen and Slim

Cecile Bendera, Culture Editor

December 20, 2019

“Queen and Slim” is a movie written by Emmy writer Lena Waithe and director for Beyonce’s “Lemonade” Malina Matsoukas. The film begins with an African American man, played by Ugandan-British actor Daniel Kaluuya, and woman, portrayed by British actor Jodie Turner-Smith, on a Tinder date that is not ...

African Music is Becoming Mainstream

African Music is Becoming Mainstream

Cecile Bendera, Culture editor

December 19, 2019

African music has now become mainstream! It is a genre that has taken years to reach the American public. In 2016, the genre solidified its place in the charts when “One Dance” by Drake made  Nigerian afro-beats artist Wiz Kid, who was featured on the track, the first Nigerian artist to reach the U....

Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion editor, Social media editor

November 15, 2019

It goes without saying that social media has planted itself within our everyday lives. It has infested our slang, our mannerisms, and our society, but has it gone too far? Influencers have become a norm of the 21st century, spreading their reach past YouTube, onto Instagram, Twitter, and even newer platfor...

Cultured Corner: November

Cultured Corner: November

Cecile Bendera, Culture Editor

November 1, 2019

The Cultured Corner is a column on pop culture where we bring you the news that students are talking about, from the students themselves, in their own words.  On The Lion King     “ The Lion King” live-animation movie was a magnificent remake of the original movie that was released in 1994. Produced by Jon Fa...

13 Reasons Why: Problematic Entertainment?

13 Reasons Why: Problematic Entertainment?

Emily Martinez, Reporter

October 8, 2019

In early 2017, the teen drama show 13 Reasons Why was released onto Netflix, and encountered backlash about the topics and graphic scenes the show portrayed. It left many viewers angry for how the graphic scenes were depicted, but others argued that the show helped start a conversation when it comes ...

To Thine Own Self Be Cruel

To Thine Own Self Be Cruel

Reese Hill, Reporter

October 2, 2019

It is safe to say I have a theatrical personality. I have always been addicted to the unreal: the idea of pretending I am someone I am not, the thrill of donning a costume and transforming entirely. But my love of theater has a much bleaker origin than a knack for dress-up. I was enraptured by the stage b...

City students react to mass shooting in New Zealand

City students react to mass shooting in New Zealand

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter

May 10, 2019

“That could have been us. It just happened to be somewhere different. It could have easily been us, it could have easily been our sister, brother, uncle, and it’s a little hard, a little frightening,” Abdalla said.

The Cultured Corner: April 2019

The Cultured Corner: April 2019

Cecile Bendera and Mariam Keita

May 9, 2019

On rapper Nipsey Hussle’s Murder     "I believe Nipsey Hussle died because he was about to expose the government. He wanted to expose the government with his documentary about Dr. Sebi who had the cure for AIDS. Let me explain: if he in his own neighborhood around all the peopl...

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