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Alex Spills Her GUTS on Rodrigo

Alex Alamkan, Writer Jan 2, 2024

Vampire - 4/10: She sounds very childish in this song. The style of the song sounds like a middle schooler wrote it or like Kidz Bop. I don’t like it. Logical - 1/10: I was listening to this song and didn’t even realize I was listening to anything because of how boring it was. She could make it...

Writing Editor Brooklyn Slie makes delicious hot chocolate cookies and white chocolate candy cane cookies.

Must Have Holiday Treats

Brooklyn Slie, Writing Editor Dec 20, 2023

It’s the holiday season! For me, and many others, the holidays bring out a certain part of us that loves to bake and make the best sweet treats. Between hot chocolate, Christmas cookies and candy canes, the most unique treats are the ones that are the fun to make with others. I’ve gathered four different...

Writing Editor and senior Brooklyn Slie concocts a salted caramel hot chocolate and peppermint mocha mudslide.

How To: Make Holiday Treats

Elise Barnette, Writer Dec 16, 2023

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Ingredients: ~ 2 cups of whole milk ~ 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder ~ 1/4 cup of granulated sugar ~ 1/4 cup of caramel sauce ~ 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt ~ Whipped cream for topping ~ Caramel drizzle for garnish Instructions: In a saucepan, heat the...

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What Broke the Box Office?

Ben Newman, Podcast Host Dec 14, 2023

1. Past Lives dir. Celine Song If you’re frustrated with the number one spot going to a movie you might not have heard of then watch Past Lives and become frustrated with anybody trying to convince you that there was a better movie that came out in 2023. After taking the Sundance film festival by...

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Ben Newman, Podcast Host Dec 6, 2023

It’s been several weeks since the Hamas attacks on Israel led them to declare war on the organization leading to 40 days of chaos, violence and concern, not just in Israel and Palestine but here in the States. For many, it’s probably very easy to ignore, maybe you see a post or two on Instagram....

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Top Five Albums of the Year

Ben Newman, Podcast Host Dec 4, 2023

1. Javelin by Sufjan Stevens Sufjan Stevens has been through a lot. The news that Sufjan was grappling with a diagnosis of an auto-immune disorder and the death of his partner broke very shortly before Javelin came out. Loss, desperation and insecurity plagues Stevens throughout his discography, but...

Least Wonderful Songs of the Year

Least Wonderful Songs of the Year

Aleisha Paulick, Writer Dec 3, 2023

“We wish you a Merry Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.” We’ve reached the season of the jolly man in red blurting out nothing but “ho ho ho.” Children have started making their Christmas lists and people are playing and singing nothing...

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Top Five Christmas Songs

Lillian Dowe, Writer Dec 2, 2023

1. “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Andy Williams The title says it all. This song beautifully captures the excitement and joy of the holiday season that we all feel, making it a must-listen during Christmas. 2. “Feliz Navidad” by José Feliciano With its lyrics that feature...

New Year, Same Me

New Year, Same Me

Jayden Mack, Writer Dec 1, 2023

New Year, new you . . . right? It’s finally December and January is not that far behind. Are you planning to come up with a New Year’s resolution? Were you able to keep your New Year’s resolution from last year? If not, you are not alone. A research study on February 2, 2023 concluded that...

After being crowned homecomiang king and queen, Andrenai Turbin
(left) and Pedro Carreon (right) lock elbows and smile to the crowd.

The History of Homecoming

Alex Alamkan, Writer Nov 20, 2023

Homecoming is an exciting part of almost every high schooler’s life in America, for most people it’s fun and exciting to get asked out and then to get dressed up with friends and partners to go to the dance and take pictures but have you ever taken the time to think about why exactly we have homecoming...

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K-Pop: A Glamorized Industry

Aleisha Paulick, Writer Nov 14, 2023

As reported in an article by Billboard, “BLACKPINK make history by becoming the first Korean act to headline Coachella.” K-pop, a rising industry in the western world, has been so glamorized that fans have ignored it’s dark side.  In Oct. 2022, a fan recorded Omega X, an idol group, being mistreated...

Quitting Cold Turkey

Quitting Cold Turkey

Jayden Mack, Writer Nov 12, 2023

America’s Thanksgiving holiday is currently one of the nation’s most anticipated and beloved days, celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday in November. Family, friends, food and football have come to symbolize Thanksgiving. Unlike Christmas and Halloween, when we get things like presents and...

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