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Harriet: A Story Everyone Should Know

Harriet: A Story Everyone Should Know

Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor

December 5, 2019

Harriet, released on November 1, 2019, beautifully captures the extraordinary life of abolitionist, Harriet Tubman. The film begins with Harriet’s life as a slave and follows her from her escape to freedom as well as everything that came afterward. Harriet’s accomplishments in guiding countless others ...

Parasite: A Masterpiece of Crazy Korean Satire

Parasite: A Masterpiece of Crazy Korean Satire

Javid Labenski, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

At first look, Korean director Joon-Ho Bong’s new film Parasite may not look like much. The story is one of two families in different social classes whose lives clash by fate. Yet, a deeper investigation shows a multi-layered film that tells a dreamlike parable of class inequality in modern-day Sou...

One Contest Brings New Life to a Bookstore

One Contest Brings New Life to a Bookstore

Javid Labenski, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

On September 15, 2019, Inkwood Books, an independent bookstore in Haddonfield, N.J., held An Evening with Amor Towles. Sponsored by publisher Penguin Random House, An Evening with Amor Towles brought a famous author to a small-town independent bookstore, which many thought would never happen.  In Apr...

Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark Takes Viewers on the Thrill of a Lifetime

Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark Takes Viewers on the Thrill of a Lifetime

Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor

October 17, 2019

Everyone remembers the sheer terror that ran down their spines as they saw their first horror movie. That one movie causes half of the population to vow off scary movies forever while the other half embraces the terror.  “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark," a collection of short, horror-themed sto...

A Stranger Summer

A Stranger Summer

Hannah Kent, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Looking for a new show to binge watch? Netflix’s original series, “Stranger Things,” is coming out with a third season said to air on July 4th 2019. The original cast is all said to be returning with its Independence Day themed poster featuring main characters, Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown,...

This Book “Educated” the Audience

This Book “Educated” the Audience

Monica Morissey, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

“Educated” by Tara Westover is a memoir which explores the triumphs and tribulations of her unique life.  Living in in rural Idaho, her parents disregarded traditional schooling and adopted a rather transcendentalist ideology with a hint of twisted mormonism. Westover craved something that is easily...

“You” Will Be Captivated by this Netflix Series

“You” Will Be Captivated by this Netflix Series

Renisha Parikh, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

“You”, a television series just released on Netflix is about a bookstore owner and stalker, Joe Goldberg who falls in love with a customer and pursuing writer, Guinevere Beck. A quick internet search on Beck leads him to fall in love and become infatuated with her. Joe tries everything he can to ...

Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer is Released at Last

Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer is Released at Last

Cole Norris, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

“Europe doesn’t really need a friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.” Sony and Marvel Studios fails to trigger fans’ spidey-senses in their unexpected reveal of "Spider-Man: Far From Home." The sequel to "Spider-Man: Homecoming" features Tom Holland’s Peter Parker traveling the world on a sc...

More Questions Arise with the Trailer for Avengers: Endgame

More Questions Arise with the Trailer for Avengers: Endgame

Cole Norris, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

“Part of the journey is the end.”  -Tony Stark (Iron Man), “Avengers: Endgame” Eight long months of shock, heartbreak, and speculation have finally been met with the long awaited “Avengers 4” trailer. On December 7th, 2018, fans were delivered a near two and a half minute video seemingly p...

Twenty-One Pilots Concert: A Transformative Experience

Twenty-One Pilots Concert: A Transformative Experience

Cheyenne Hamilton, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

After spending $480 on two tickets to the Twenty One Pilots concert on October 28th, I was really hoping that the experience would be worth what I paid. As the concert approached, I was afraid to even go for fear that I wouldn’t enjoy the concert as much as I wanted to. I’d only been listening t...

The Well-Awaited Captain Marvel Trailer Has Been Released!

The Well-Awaited Captain Marvel Trailer Has Been Released!

Cole Norris, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Fans have finally been granted their first look into the newest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel crashes down- and in the most literal way! After breaking the roof of a nostalgic Blockbuster Video, the American soldier-turned-superhero is acquainted by Samuel L. Jack...

“The Hate U Give” Brings Issues to Light

“The Hate U Give” Brings Issues to Light

Yasmeen Matthews, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

"The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas is a book that gives readers a window into the injustice and racism African-Americans face in America. The book focuses on a black girl, Starr, who lives in two different worlds. Her school and neighborhood worlds are always kept apart, parts of her hiding in each one...

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