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What is Cinema?: Is Cinema Determined by the Few or the Many?

What is Cinema?: Is Cinema Determined by the Few or the Many?

Remi McKim, Journalist May 16, 2022

Recently it has been brought up how Martin Scorsese discussed his disdain for Marvel movies—a franchise that has controlled the entire world and certainly the movie theaters. Spider-Man: No Way Home is a Marvel movie that was released back in December...

The Other Kinds of Wordles

The Other Kinds of Wordles

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist April 29, 2022

We all know what Wordle is. It’s the daily word game that is played by millions. 6 guesses and 1 5 letter word. After many people incorporated the game into their daily routine, the game has left people wanting more. Many indie developers have made...

BEST Classic Lifting Songs of ALL Time

BEST Classic Lifting Songs of ALL Time

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor April 22, 2022

The perfect song turns you into a beast when lifting. The beat flows through your blood, allowing you to power through any set and hit any weight you put your mind to. From hard rock to rap, there are hundreds of songs to get your body pumped up. Having...

Plan Your Spring Break: Junior Year Edition

Plan Your Spring Break: Junior Year Edition

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor February 28, 2022

Every year, after an uber long winter semester, students await for their beloved spring break. But as junior year rolls around, teens realize their high school vacations are coming to an end. Here's a helpful guide on how to fill your valuable rest time.    Visit...

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The Widespread of Wordle

Makayla Bast, Journalist February 28, 2022

Crazy. Viral. Wacky. Think. Guess. Right. If you hold any interest in pop culture you may have been able to string a connection between the italicized words. 5-lettered, and maybe the answer to today’s most popular game that has swept the nation in...

The Integration of More Foreign Films

The Integration of More Foreign Films

Remi McKim, Journalist February 22, 2022

It’s official: the 2022 Oscar nominations are out.    All of the usual suspects are out: “Dune” for Best Picture, “West Side Story” for Best Picture, “Drive My Car” for Best Picture; “CODA” for Writing (Adapted Screenplay),...

How to Get a Valentine

How to Get a Valentine

Isabella Montoya, Journalist February 8, 2022

It’s that time of year again, where love suffocates you. You see all these happy couples being in love, and it makes you ill. “Why can’t I be in love?”, you may ask. Well, fear not! This year's Valentine's Day is gonna be different for all you...

How To Spend Valentine’s Day being Single

How To Spend Valentine’s Day being Single

Alexa McClain, Journalist February 4, 2022

Oh no. It's that time of year again. Love is in the air but not the type that you are breathing, obviously. Yet another year when your family members ask the rhetorical question “Another Valentine’s Day alone huh?” as they chuckle. Ladies, I totally...

Art in the Modern Age

Art in the Modern Age

Remi McKim, Journalist January 28, 2022

I recently went to the Van Gogh Exhibit in Scottsdale over the weekend. A lot of my friends had gone before I went, and while I had no clue how the exhibit would be, I was very excited for it.  I enjoy art. Having to go through an art history...

Peeking into the Movies of 2022

Peeking into the Movies of 2022

Makayla Bast, Journalist January 21, 2022

One of my personal favorite parts of a new year is to sit down and map out the most anticipated movies of the upcoming year. Why you might ask? Because I want to make sure, come the opening night of the popular flicks, that my ticket has been secured...

A League Under the Radar

A League Under the Radar

Makayla Bast, Journalist January 21, 2022

“GOALASOOOOO!!” Announcers scream as players bury electric goals in the back of the net. Dedicated crowds let out deafening cheers and players celebrate in grass slides and rapid high fives. But outside of that sphere, people at home are oblivious...

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Popular Tropes We Love to Love and Love Even More to Hate

Remi McKim, Journalist January 14, 2022

A trope is a situation that happens often in stories, becoming almost akin to a stereotype. Whilst some work well, thus why it shows up so often, others drag on to the point where a random and sudden character death would be preferred. I will be rating...

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