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White Christmas Warms Hearts for the Holidays

White Christmas Warms Hearts for the Holidays

Aayushi Parikh, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Love, comedy, and the promise of snow: the perfect combination for a holiday story. This year, Cherokee High School performed Irving Berlin's White Christmas as its fall show. It was the ideal play to get ready for the holiday season. The plot of the play was simple, which made it easy to follow. F...

The New Queen of Rap

The New Queen of Rap

Cameron Dockery, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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In what has seemed like the blink of an eye, rap has a new icon: Cardi B. For the first time in a long time, there is a female sitting on many rap accolades. Cardi B has turned one song, “Bodak Yellow,” into an anthem for women across the globe. This chart topper has staked its claim as the song of...

“Everything Has Changed”: Taylor’s New Image

“Everything Has Changed”: Taylor’s New Image

Sanjana Thiruthuvadoss, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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Whether you know her for her 2008 hit, “Love Story,” or her newer single “Look What You Made Me Do,” Taylor Swift has had her songs playing on the radio for a while now. From country to pop, Swift’s style of music is ever-changing and constantly growing. Ever since her very first album “Taylor Swif...

It Fails To Impress In Much-Awaited Return

It Fails To Impress In Much-Awaited Return

Aayushi Parikh, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 13, 2017


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Every twenty-seven years the clown, Pennywise, returns for a yearlong feast on the fears of innocent children. The world was first introduced to his story in September of 1986 when Stephen King released his book It, which was later released as a movie in 1990. Now, twenty-seven years later, the well-...

Hidden Figures Book Misses Mark

Hidden Figures Book Misses Mark

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017


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Author Margot Lee Shetterly's debut book Hidden Figures, which hit shelves in September 2016, was this summer's One Book selection. The work attempts to tell a powerful story of three female, African American NASA employees that explore the glaring racial and gender-based divides in the American workforc...

Hidden Figures Book, Movie Tell Two Different Stories

Hidden Figures Book, Movie Tell Two Different Stories

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2017


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For the first time, the One Book One School (OBOS) is a selection for the entire Lenape Regional district, not just Cherokee High School. Now, every student votes in the district to read the same book over the summer, which has become a great way to give the entire students body something in common. ...

Spider-Man Comes Home

Spider-Man Comes Home

Natasha Watts, Reviews Editor

July 25, 2017


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The newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has arrived. Spider-Man Homecoming was released in theaters on July 7, 2017. The film stars Tom Holland as the newest (and possibly greatest) Spider-Man. The film picks up where Captain America Civil War ended. Viewers follow Peter Parker’s ...

The Death of a Lively Tour

The Death of a Lively Tour

Natasha Watts, Reviews Editor

May 30, 2017


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Panic! At The Disco’s Death of a Bachelor tour recently came to an end. This was the first headline tour for the new album which debuted in January of 2016. Panic! At The Disco has been rocking the scene since 2005, but their music is bigger and better than ever. Brendon Urie, the band’s last origina...

Nintendo Is Switching Up How Games Are Played

Nintendo Is Switching Up How Games Are Played

Shweta Nair, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


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Released on March 3rd, 2017, the Nintendo Switch is the newest popular gaming system by Nintendo. People everywhere are raving about the Switch, and its delightful features. The Nintendo Switch has Joy-Con controllers that slide on and off. These controllers have wrist straps to provide more control ov...

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ Multiplies Fan Base

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ Multiplies Fan Base

Aayushi Parikh, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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After taking a year off, Ed Sheeran finally stepped out of the shadows and into the limelight. The singer made a shocking comeback by releasing two new singles at once. These songs soared to the top of the charts before he released his new album, Divide. This album helped Sheeran add to his already growing fan base. On March 3rd, he released both the standard and deluxe versions of his album. Knowing Sheeran, fans expected nothing but lyrical genius from him.

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The Focus on Fidgeting

The Focus on Fidgeting

Mili Mehta, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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Recently, fidget toys have become the new obsession for many people nationwide. While these toys are incredibly addictive, they are also beneficial in many ways when it comes to learning. Fidget toys are proven to help people stay focused and attentive while doing work and have also been proven to le...

Beauty and the Beast Preview

Beauty and the Beast Preview

Neha Shah, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


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As children, there is no doubt that the students of Cherokee High School were familiar with the enchanting story of Beauty and the Beast. Girls and boys all over the world love the story of the brave, intelligent, and beautiful Belle who sacrifices her own freedom for her father’s. They watch as she...

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