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From Food, to Film and Things We Find to be Fun as A Whole, Here’s All of Our Favorite Picks We Choose to Share With All of You

Isabella’s Kitchen

Isabella’s Kitchen

Bella Montoya, Journalist February 21, 2023

In North Scottsdale, located on the Grayhawk Golf Course, Isabella’s Kitchen resides as a restaurant with colorful blends of flavor and cultures. With an interesting blend of Mexican, Italian, and American food, there is comfort food for everyone! Their...

Flower Child

Flower Child

Bella Montoya, Journalist December 15, 2022

Near the bustling area of Desert Ridge, there the cutest restaurant rests: Flower Child! It’s a great restaurant for those who want a well-balanced nutritious meal, while also enjoying a very chill atmosphere. With well priced menu items, Flower Child...

Building the Best Fall Playlist

Building the Best Fall Playlist

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief November 4, 2022

As the leaves begin to change and the mornings finally wake you with a cool breeze, music creates a moody, nostalgic, and eccentric season of autumn. Whether it be on the way to school, while carving pumpkins with your friends, or when having a self care...

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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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