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“Kim’s Convenience” offers up more than just food

“Kim’s Convenience” offers up more than just food

April 23, 2019

From sneak attacks, gaining new roommates you didn’t want, and playing for the Kim Cup, season three of CBC sitcom “Kim’s Convenience” brings back the Kim family as they continue to navigate life as immigrants in Toronto. There are few, if any,...

A date for disaster

A date for disaster

April 17, 2019

Tuna melts on seven grain bread and promises of a honey exchange are not the usual topics of  discussion for a teenage romantic comedy, yet in “The Perfect Date,” Netflix’s new original movie released on April 12, the script is quite unique. Des...

Our Take: Tackle the fake news

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2019

Filed under Our Take

Pulse, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Christchurch in New Zealand. We have witnessed these shootings from far away. Although they increased our fear, they also helped us become aware. And when these events hit home, we knew how to react.   When a threat was made during spring break, the community reacted, and fast. As soon a student made references to a school shooting on his Instagram account posts that included images of weapons with captions threatening the school was found, st...

Help available

Help available

April 4, 2019

Recently, the news has been filled with news of the recent suicides of two Parkland survivors and a Lake Mary High School Student. With such intense incidents, it is clear that action to protect student mental health should a key part of public education....

Mayo for yo

Mayo for yo

April 3, 2019

Mayonnaise, you either love it or hate it, there is no grey area. Tolerating mayonnaise is like thinking black licorice is just okay. It is not okay, it is a sin, unlike the super adaptable, unapologetically calorific mayonnaise. Unfortunately,  we live in...

Ourtake: A little perspective

Melissa Donovan, Assistant Editor

February 19, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Our Take

The first day of the second semester. The day every student dreads after a winter break away from anything school–related.  However, this is also a day for a fresh start. Students come into their classes with hopes of higher grades and memories to make. Then reality hits with homework assignments, study guides, quizzes and tests, and the once positive attitude students had is gone. They dig themselves into holes of sleep deprivation and exhaustion that seem impossible...

Airpods: A new trend

Airpods: A new trend

February 13, 2019

“I don’t speak broke” said Michael Rygh as he pulled out his AirPods from his charging box and slipped them in his ears with no struggle. Airpods, the new internet sensation that many people have turned into a meme, are the most purchased gifts...

Hand me Samoa Cookies

Hand me Samoa Cookies

February 11, 2019

January is like one big reset button. It’s a time to throw out the eggnog and grab a coconut water. Gyms become life-size sardine cans with eager people dying to start their new exercise routines.  For one month, America decides it is done being the ob...

State of the Disunion

State of the Disunion

February 8, 2019

A film to snatch your attention

A film to snatch your attention

January 16, 2019

Everyone knows that characters in movies have to make decisions but getting to choose the decisions for the character is something only the new film Blackmirror: Bandersnatch can do. Blackmirror: Bandersnatch is about a  troubled programmer who start...

Joy for the whole year

Joy for the whole year

December 17, 2018

One of the best known Christmas carols e is “Joy to the World”, an upbeat song with a clear message of happiness and cheer. In the midst of the holiday season, it suits the atmosphere. What about when the holiday season ends? Where does our cheer go, ...

Mental illness: Not just a mood

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Our Take

We have all heard it; you finish a test, and the first comment you hear is “I’m going to be depressed for a whole week if I don’t get a good grade on that,” or “That test was so hard it made me have a panic attack.” As awareness of mental illness has grown, terms like ‘depression,’ ‘anxiety’ or even worse, jokes about suicide, become ordinary expressions in our day-to-day conversations. But, what most people don’t realize is the detrimental effects these...

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