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The Worst of the Worst – Are They Really That Bad?

The Worst of the Worst – Are They Really That Bad?

Johanna Kopelman

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Movie Review, OPINION

Glitter (2001) Starring Mariah Carey, "Glitter" was supposed to be a breakthrough to acting for the prominent singer. Set in 1982, the film revolves around Billie Frank (Carey) who aspires to be a famous singer after overcoming a rough childhood. Billie rises to stardom, but quickly discovers that it ...

Staff Editorial: In the Red

Staff Editorial: In the Red

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Eden Knoop

May 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION

AP classes are typically regarded as the most challenging classes available. These classes, which provide students with key educational skills, demand a great deal of dedication and academic motivation. But now, it seems, they also require a great deal of something else: money. The costs of AP tests...

May the Fourth: Ranking the Star Wars Movies

May the Fourth: Ranking the Star Wars Movies

Jack Bacon, reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, BLOGS, OPINION, Uncategorized

Today is Friday, May fourth, which means today is Star Wars Day. A play on the iconic line "May the Force be with you", Star Wars fans have adopted "May the Fourth" as an unofficial holiday for the epic space franchise. In its 40 year run, Star Wars has had its fair share of ups and downs. In honor of...

The Case Against Drug Free School-Zone Laws

The Case Against Drug Free School-Zone Laws

Rhys Holman

May 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In the creation of drug-free school zones, lawmakers intended to protect children from drug dealers. But in the quest to solve this issue, they unintentionally implemented a far more harmful set of policies. With the name “drug-free school zones” it might seem at first as though these laws are common...

Measuring Up

Measuring Up

Esti Brady, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION

What would happen if girls ran the same distance as the boys in track and field? Well, first off, our uteri would stop functioning due to the extreme activity levels of running 1800m less than we do in the fall season of cross-country, leaving us pitiful, useless beings. Secondly, it would throw our...

Evil Disguised as Justice

Evil Disguised as Justice

Rhys Holman, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Mandatory minimums have been one of the greatest contributing factors to the prison state that exists in America today. These laws require harsher sentencing for drug-related crimes which has led to not only more people in prison for nonviolent crimes, but also a foreclosure on the possibility for methods ...

On the Rise

On the Rise

Shayna Jaskolka, Video Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Silver earrings with six-pointed stars adorned with teal opals, a necklace with the Hebrew letters chet and yud meaning ‘to life’, and a circular necklace with 18 diamonds. These are my beloved pieces of jewelry, and they have all been stowed away in the back of my closet. I am scared to wear them....

Avengers: Infinity War- Movie Review

Orson Codd, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW “Avengers: Infinity War” is the newest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The plot of the movie revolves around the mad titan Thanos going around the universe trying to collect all of the infinity stones and assemble them to balance the universe the way he views it. But it ...

The Myth of the Model Minority

The Myth of the Model Minority

Ellis Chen, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Within the United States, Asian-Americans as a whole are thriving economically. According to the Pew Research Center, Asian-Americans have the highest average hourly earnings of any racial demographic. This has given rise to the “Model Minority Myth,” in which Asian-Americans are stereotyped as ...

Not Your Average Playlist

Not Your Average Playlist

Destanie Gibson, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under OPINION

  When your playlist is starting to get dull I highly recommend these songs from genres of Rap, Rock, Metal, Alternative, R&B, Techno/Club and Pop Rock.   Mura Masa ft. A$AP Rocky- Love$ick Mura Masa- What If Go? Jem- 24 The Kooks- Naive Rina Sawayama- Alterlife cupcakKe- Lgbt Au...

Renew “Everything Sucks”

Maria Buri

April 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Netflix, a fairly recent television and movie giant, has a hugely important role in media. In January, Netflix hit 117.6 million subscribers -- almost three times the population of Canada. With a platform that large, Netflix has a responsibility to show their viewers shows with representation. One of the shows t...

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