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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: Kind Of A Disappointment

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: Kind Of A Disappointment

Sophia Longo, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you’re like me, you were excitedly counting down the days until July 20th, 2018 -- the premiere of "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again". After growing up with the first "Mamma Mia!" at the core of my upbringing, I could not contain my excitement at the prospect of a sequel.  My mom, aunt, and I had been eag...

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before: An Average Love Story

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before: An Average Love Story

Jacob Marren, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"To All Boys I've Loved Before" was aired on Netflix August 17 2018 and gained immediate praise across the world. I however find it to be another average entry into the teen romance genre. The story focuses on a girl named Lara Jean Covey who wrote five letters to her five crushes; Josh, her sisters...

Sick Days

Sick Days

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Song of the Week

From the release of his single Funeral, I've been a fan of AUGUST 08, who first appeared alongside Rich Brian in Arizona. Since the song dropped, I have patiently waited for the release of his EP Father, which was finally released May 11, despite it being expected in April. The R&B artist rel...

Vocaloids: Trying but dying

Vocaloids: Trying but dying

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I will never forget how I felt when the virtual idol Hatsune Miku was on a "Kids React" video from the Fine Brothers. It was a strange combination of excitement and shame. This was because I was glad that “Vocaloids” were getting more popular and noticed, and appalled at the kids’ reactions at...

Ash Princess; A new type of book

Ash Princess; A new type of book

Kara Green, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The book Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian was published on April 24th of 2018. It is Sebastian's debut book. Ash Princess is a book about love, betrayal, strength and weakness. It was a book unlike anything I've ever read. Ash Princess is told from Theodosia's perspective. Theodosia (Theo) is the princess...

Isle of Dogs; An interesting movie that is not to be missed out on

Isle of Dogs; An interesting movie that is not to be missed out on

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

One of the things that sadden me as a reviewer is the fact that most people miss out on interesting movies just because they look or sound different than traditional American films. Stop motion, anime movies and other cultural pictures only stay in theaters for two weeks at a time, because they do n...