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Strange is the new awesome

Strange is the new awesome

November 1, 2017

Go microwave some Eggos and find a quiet place, because after one year, three months, and 12 days, Stranger Things’ second season has dropped on Netflix, and it was well worth the wait. Consisting of nine episodes, one more than last time, this season...

Death from the start

Death from the start

October 16, 2017

The intro begins as one of the most beautiful songs, “Together” by Marques Houston plays in the background. The music throughout Til Death Do Us Part is spot on and the movie has one of the best soundtracks, but the rest of the movie falls short. In Til D...

Kneeling for anthem warrants (just) punishment

Kneeling for anthem warrants (just) punishment

October 11, 2017

When 200 NFL players did it on Sept. 24 in response to President Donald Trump’s comments on the matter, kneeling for the national anthem once again gained nationwide attention. The protest has spread into high school sports, a realm where NFL players...

“It” can’t keep plot afloat

“It” can’t keep plot afloat

September 25, 2017

The first scene in the “It”  movie was horrifying, well done and strikingly familiar. For anyone who knows the story of “It”, whether from the book or the 1990 mini-series, a little boy in a raincoat chasing a paper boat down a street has be...

Stop comparing Death Note film with anime, they both kill

September 7, 2017

One of my biggest pet peeves about film audiences is that they have a hard time understanding the term “adaptation.” This is especially true with adaptations of anime. In the past, Dragon Ball Evolution, Speed Racer and this year’s Ghost in the...

Tara’s Take: Senior crowns don’t have to be stressful

Tara’s Take: Senior crowns don’t have to be stressful

August 28, 2017

Did you get roasted for your old crown because it’s not good enough? Are you so excited to make your senior crown, but you don’t know where to start? Or maybe, you procrastinated and need to make one soon? Here are some tips for making your crowns. U...

The Comic Critic: The downsides of being iconic

The Comic Critic: The downsides of being iconic

August 28, 2017

They are heroes that transcend the silver screen and become ingrained in popular culture. They are the heroes you see people casually wear shirts of in the mall. They are the heroes that, if you mention them to someone, no matter who they are, they’d...

Dual-enrollment: AP’s undisclosed rival

Emily Cosio, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2017

Filed under Opinions

It is orientation day, an exciting time for incoming students to learn about new classes, electives, and the suitable level of class to take: standard, honors or AP. But nowhere in the same old presentation does the school mention dual-enrollment classes. There should not be rising juniors or seniors who were never told about dual-enrollment, but there are. The school is so passionate about AP classes that dual-enrollment gets pushed to the side. According to CollegeB...

Casting JonBenet sits on top of Netflix documentaries

Casting JonBenet sits on top of Netflix documentaries

May 18, 2017

Was it a member of her family? A kidnap attempt gone wrong? Almost 20 years after the her disappearance, many still debate the question “Who murdered JonBenet Ramsey?” The case that has haunted conspiracy theory lovers worldwide since Dec.26, 1996 has...

Are we proud to be Americans?

Are we proud to be Americans?

May 18, 2017

When the announcements come on in the morning, they are easy to tune out. Everyone is half asleep, and standing for the Pledge of Allegiance seems like more of a chore instead of a right. Students do not seem to remember that generations of Americans...

The Comic Critic: Facing the Music

The Comic Critic: Facing the Music

May 17, 2017

Bryson: Imagine Star Wars without John Williams’ iconic songs, or James Bond without his recognizable theme. Music is one of the most essential complements of film. Today, off the heels of the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I am going...

Logic disappoints with Everybody

Logic disappoints with Everybody

May 15, 2017

Logic is a Maryland rapper who is known for his rapid fire flow, but personally, his beats have always been better than his rapping.  At times his fast flow is too repetitive, and most of his songs lack interesting topics.  This new album, Everybody, is his f...

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