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“Frozen II” keeps it cool

“Frozen II” keeps it cool

November 27, 2019

With crashing waves, Earth Giants, and chaos with the four spirits, “Frozen II” has a lot to unpack. It sets up an unexpected storyline,  drastically different from the original blockbuster released six years ago. The sequel is action-packed, an...

“Let it Snow” adds cheer to Netflix’s queue of holiday films

“Let it Snow” adds cheer to Netflix’s queue of holiday films

November 21, 2019

A story partially centered around the theft a keg stand, and a squad of airhead dancers clad in pink sweatsuits sounds like an awful teen movie, one found in the deep dark pits of Netflix recommendations. However, when joined by a teacup pig, an attr...

Our Take: There is help for those who need it

Jessica Maldonado, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Not only is high school a time of growth and self-discovery, but it is also a time of experimentation and for some this means experimenting with drugs and alcohol. Teenagers indulge in this world for several reasons: peer pressure, escape, self-medication, academic or performance pressure, coping with anxiety, depression and even media influences. The availability and the use of drugs and alcohol in high school are high. By graduation, 70% of students will have tried alcohol,...

Turtlenecks: the best way to ward off vampires

Turtlenecks: the best way to ward off vampires

November 8, 2019

You are in a dark alley, and a man has been following you for the past four blocks. His pale skin looks ghostly in the moonlight, eyes as red as a freshly bloomed rose. There is no doubt in your mind that he is a vampire. You reach the end of the alley ...

Blazers: easy, breezy and not at all cheesy

Blazers: easy, breezy and not at all cheesy

November 8, 2019

Oversized blazers, velvet blazers, cropped blazers, satin blazers, plaid blazers, blazers with belts, etc. Find the blazer style that best suits you and your personality, then rock it. Whether they are worn by professionals or those interviewing for...

The one where Netflix dies

Charlotte Mansur, Online Editor

November 4, 2019

Curled up under my fuzziest blanket I turn on the TV and head over to Netflix. I scroll down to my “Continue Watching” and scan the luminescent rectangles for my current binge, “Friends.”Panic strikes as I move towards the search bar, my heart beats faster with every letter typed. I hit enter and pray. It is gone forever. How am I supposed to fill the Rachel shaped gap in my heart with a cheap Netflix original called “Falling Inn Love”? While Friends may not ...

A different type of anime-tion

A different type of anime-tion

November 1, 2019

KA-ME HA-ME HA! As you sit in front of the TV on a Thursday afternoon, your mother is confused to see a show in a different language with animation like nothing she has seen before. You begin to explain to her that it is simply a cartoon from Japan. S...

It’s not in the stars

It’s not in the stars

October 29, 2019

Around every Internet corner, quizzes and tabloid headlines are claiming to help “Piece your new life together” and to help you “Learn to live as a Leo”. Astrology has been sorting out our lives in ways we don’t even appreciate, whether that be a friendly reminder in your weekly horoscope ...

Reviving the dead spirit of ZombieLand

Reviving the dead spirit of ZombieLand

October 28, 2019

Imagine: it is 2009 and you just bought tickets to go see the new hit comedy, ZombieLand. You sit down on a reclining chair at the AMC with some friends or family, and prepare yourself for two hours of zombie fun. Jokes and limbs are thrown at you fro...

Life sentence 360

Life sentence 360

October 22, 2019

Dropping off my boyfriend at his house, I turned off my location fearing that my parents were watching me. Within the span of five minutes, my dad's name pops up on my phone screen with the most terrifying three words: “Where are you?” How far...

Sugar, spice, and everything not pumpkin

Sugar, spice, and everything not pumpkin

October 17, 2019

In Florida, we do not get the same “fall” as everyone else, which means it stays disgustingly warm year-round. Maybe one palm tree turns a slightly less vibrant green, jackets become acceptable or the air conditioning is able to be shut off without...

On track

On track

October 15, 2019

Sitting down to play the Wii as a kid was an easy way to relax and unwind from a rough day at elementary school. You pull out Mario Kart, the “crown jewel” of Nintendo, and reach for a white Wii controller, preparing yourself to race against randomly...

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