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A Tale of Magic… Book Review

A Tale of Magic… Book Review

Anselle P., Reporter

January 7, 2020

A Tale of Magic..., the prequel to the best-selling series, The Land of Stories, has been recently published on October 1, 2019. Chris Colfer, the author, has also been a Golden Globe-winning actor mostly known for being Kurt Hummel in the tv-show, Glee. Colfer began writing when he released his fir...

Heavy Metal Is Good For Mental Health

Heavy Metal Is Good For Mental Health

Chloe C., Reporter

January 7, 2020

Heavy metal is a genre of music has gotten an unnecessary amount of stigma throughout the years. The name heavy metal comes from the early 1970s. The genre was very popular in the 1980s with bands like Def Leppard and Led Zeppelin started the new wave of British heavy metal. Today in the 21st centur...

The History of Rap

The History of Rap

Noah K., Reporter

January 7, 2020

Rap music is incredibly popular, and it has become one of the main genres of music today. However, rap did not look like it does today. MCs (rappers) in the 70s initially didn’t have actual songs, but instead, they kept the crowd hyped at parties and introduced DJs. In the late 70s, people started...

Simon Cowell Introduces UK-pop

Simon Cowell Introduces UK-pop

Darrius H., editor

December 19, 2019

In February of 2019, Simon Cowell announced that there would be no X Factor this year. As a replacement, they would create two series of X Factor this year: X Factor: Celebrity and X Factor: The Band. Due to poor ratings, X Factor was considered for removal from ITV’s autumn schedule in 2020 after 16 years unless ...

Welcome, Everything is Fine

Welcome, Everything is Fine

Caden S., editor

December 19, 2019

Netflix includes many award-winning movies and TV shows, but one comedy shines brighter than them all, the Good Place. The  Good Place is a comedy TV show starring: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper, D’arcy Carden, Jameela Jamil, and Manny Jacinto.  The show begins with Eleanor Shellstrop (Kri...

The Ice. The Frozen. The 2.

The Ice. The Frozen. The 2.

Amrit R., Editor

December 19, 2019

The original film Frozen was released on November 27, 2013. Not many people went to watch the Disney flick until movie reviewers rated it a 5 or a 4 out of 5. Then hype and anticipation to watch the Disney film skyrocketed and all the five year olds across the land ran and begged to see it. When the n...

Why Do People Get Scared?

Why Do People Get Scared?

Mycah D., reporter

December 18, 2019

  Fear, is something that happens to a person when we experience something that happens like when there is a threat or something that gives people anxiety or makes people feel not safe around. When a person gets scared the body activates fight or flight sense which means the person either fights ...

Steven Spielberg Celebrity Spotlight

Steven Spielberg Celebrity Spotlight

Andrew N., reporter

December 18, 2019

Famous movies such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws, Jurassic Park, and many others have all been directed by one man, Steven Spielberg. On December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio, young Steven Spielberg began to film and create short movies or videos. Steven Spielberg went on a bumpy road with his f...

The Lack of Thanksgiving Pop-Culture Compared to Christmas Ones

The Lack of Thanksgiving Pop-Culture Compared to Christmas Ones

Ryan S., reporter

December 18, 2019

Consider the famous Christmas productions that have highlighted peoples’ holiday for years in relation to Thanksgiving availabilities. The Christmas archives, including Its a Wonderful Life, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and The Polar Express, are accompanied with lesser acknowledged works, such ...

Maleficent 2: Mistress of Evil Review (with spoilers)

Maleficent 2: Mistress of Evil Review (with spoilers)

Anselle P., Reporter

December 5, 2019

After five years, Disney has finally released the sequel to the spin-off of Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. The first movie had been about how Maleficent, a fairy, was mistreated by humans but later learns about love raising the child she had cursed. On October 18, 2019, the sequel was released...

New Albums Of 2019

New Albums Of 2019

Chloe C., reporter

November 26, 2019

Music is a thing that people have enjoyed for hundreds, even thousands of years. The first forms of instruments were made with sticks, rocks, and animal skin. Instruments evolved over time to make different types of sounds. With these new sounds, came new forms of music and musicians. Musicians, the p...

F.R.I.E.N.D.S TV Show Review

F.R.I.E.N.D.S TV Show Review

Lauren N., reporter

November 26, 2019

The 1990s sitcom, F.R.I.E.N.D.S., was a huge hit with everybody from teenagers to adults at the time because of the comedy, love, friendship, and more. The TV show starts with the cast being in their early 20’s and finishes with the group aging to be in their mid to late 30’s. Throughout the entire...

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