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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, animation made in Japan. In the past, Dragon Ball Evolution, Speed Racer and this...

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...

On the flip side- Vol 5

Diego Sultan, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinions, Reviews

We’re nearing the end of the school year, and this will be the final version of this column.  Even with this column ending, the idea of finding and loving new, but hidden music will always have its place in this world.  The internet will always have a place for people who want to share new music. Boom-Bap revivalist Your Old Droog- Packs Your Old Droog is a rapper from New York who initially blew up when people thought he was legendary rapper Nas.  And that mistake...

Valkyrie Doughnuts serves vegan treats fit for a (Vi)king

Valkyrie Doughnuts serves vegan treats fit for a (Vi)king

April 21, 2017

After a series of expected opening dates, postponed opening dates and postponed postponed opening dates due to inspection procedures, Valkyrie Doughnuts finally opened its doors on Saturday, April 4 to sell its signature square-shaped donuts and other...

Is it really your choice?

Katarina Harrison, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

When students sign up for electives, they are faced with countless choices. From music to art, from cooking to acting, electives provide a valuable opportunity for students to choose what they want to  learn, but as the pressure of college application gets continually higher and increased requirements make a higher GPA a necessity, they have transformed from an entertaining break from core school subjects into just another way to ensure that one student’s transcript exce...

Iron Fist misses mark

Iron Fist misses mark

April 5, 2017

The problem with brands like Marvel is that audiences come to expect a certain brand of quality, and when they fail to deliver, it can be blown out of proportion. This is not one of those times. Released on March 17, the first 13-episode season...

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