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Taco Guild

Isabella Montoya, Journalist April 8, 2022

If you’re tired of mundane, stereotypical restaurants, and want to find a place that really elevates the dining experience, then worry not. Tucked away in central Phoenix, The Taco Guild rests as a museum-type restaurant, full of incredible foods, drinks,...

Don’t Like Country Music? Think Again

Don’t Like Country Music? Think Again

Alexa McClain, Journalist April 1, 2022

Not everyone is a fan of the country music genre. It’s often stereotyped as too redneck, too nationalistic, or only associated with the “BIG GREEN TRACTOR,” though there is so much more than just that. I think that people just need to find the right...

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),...

Global Home and Garden

Global Home and Garden

Alexa McClain, Journalist February 4, 2022

Global Home and Garden is a store of many, located at Arrowhead mall Town Center, here in Arizona. Global Home and Garden obtains items for home décor as well as cute trinkets for outdoor décor. If you are someone who has an eye for antiques, then this...

Sing 2

“Sing 2”

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor January 24, 2022

If you loved the movie “Sing”, then the second one will have you absolutely blown away. It can be hard to beat a great first movie with a sequel, but I think “Sing 2” nailed it.    The movie is full of bright colors, eye-catching scenes...

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Foreign Films are Good, You Guys are Just Mean

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist January 24, 2022

"Once you overcome the 1-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.”  –Bong Joon Ho   When Parasite gained traction in 2019, a plethora of foreign films were brought to light. Westerners were...

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No Way Home: Review and What It Implies for the MCU

Remi McKim, Journalist January 14, 2022

BEWARE!! Spoilers for No Way Home Ahead!    Spider-Man has been proven to be a fan-favorite many years ago; holding eight live action movies, eighteen shows, and over 575 complete comics to the franchise’s name. No Way Home was especially...

Don’t Look Up: Movie Review

Don’t Look Up: Movie Review

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist January 14, 2022

Don’t Look Up’s lack of subtlety has garnered the attention of many critics. While it seems a little too on the nose, it is perhaps necessary since society is so intent on ignoring what’s right in front of it. After all, how do you convince someone...

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Caminero’s Mexican Food

Remi McKim, Journalist January 7, 2022

There are many Mexican restaurants in Arizona, as the state borders Mexico. However, if you are looking for a relatively cheap Mexican restaurant without having to sacrifice your taste buds, the perfect place is on Deer Valley road in Peoria, Arizona--...

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Encanto Movie Recap & Review

Isabella Montoya, Journalist January 7, 2022

On November 24th, 2021, the animated film Encanto graced theaters around the world, and reached home streaming on December 24th, 2021. Over winter break, The kids I babysit would not stop talking about how good the movie was. Finally, I decided to see...

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Well Coffee Co.

Bella Matthey , Contributing Writer January 7, 2022

There aren't an abundance of coffee shops in the Peoria area, which makes Well Coffee Co even more special. They are located on the side of Copper Hills Church, and they are a bit hidden so keep an eye out or you might miss them. While their slightly...

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Best Traveling Influencer: Hildur Karlsson

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor January 4, 2022

Social media: our favorite time consuming activity. We are all guilty of endlessly scrolling through Instagram, getting stuck in the hole of celebrity and influencer profiles. The common trend of selfies and self-love quotes is on the decline and a new...

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