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Why You Shouldn’t Watch Netflix’s Biopic “Blonde”

Tina Idibouo, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

Netflix’s new biopic "Blonde" has received a lot of backlash for its depiction of Marilyn Monroe. "Blonde,” written and directed by Andrew Dominik, focuses on the famous actress Marilyn Monroe and...

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Peter Parker Swings Back Into Theaters in ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’

Tina Idibouo, Staff Writer January 10, 2022

*Spoiler warning for Spider-Man: Far From Home. No spoilers for No Way Home*   “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a film that has been talked about non-stop since its release. Ever since the trailer...

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‘90s Fashion Makes a Comeback

Savanna Crawford, Editorial Assistant May 11, 2021

As they say, “what goes around comes around,” and in the world of fashion, the ‘90s are coming back at full throttle. Streetwear that originated in the 1990s, such as platform shoes and baggy jeans,...

“Moxie”: An Empowering Take On Feminism

“Moxie”: An Empowering Take On Feminism

Savanna Crawford, Editorial Assistant March 15, 2021

*Slight Spoiler Warning*   Trigger Warning: Mentions of Rape and Sexual Assault   Just in time for Women’s History Month, Netflix has released a movie called “Moxie,” which...

“MrBeast Burger”: Good Food for a Good Cause

“MrBeast Burger”: Good Food for a Good Cause

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief January 6, 2021

On December 19, Jimmy Donaldson, better known as Mr. Beast, launched a nationwide restaurant chain entitled “MrBeast Burger.” After posting a Youtube video of himself giving away cash prizes and free...

Dusk: An Emotional EP

“Dusk:” An Emotional EP

Pandora George, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

On October 1, Mxmtoon, also known as Maia, released her new EP:“Dusk.” The EP showcases seven songs and features pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen. While some may prefer the slow, mellow beats this EP provides,...

The slab descends into a purgatory-like area amidst a beam of light. Goreng, played by Iván Massagué, is collapsed on the left.. Zihara Llana, who played the girl, is on the right.

A Critical Analysis of “The Platform,” a Gut-Wrenching Allegory

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief April 22, 2020

Note: Contains spoilers and details the plot of “The Platform”. This can be read without having seen the movie, but previous viewing contributes to the analysis.    “The Platform”,...

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Whipped Coffee Becomes the New Quarantine Snack

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant April 9, 2020

During our time in quarantine, many trends have taken the internet by storm in an attempt to keep everyone busy. More recently, people across TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube popularized the recipe for whipped...

Books to Read While School is Closed

Books to Read While School is Closed

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor March 19, 2020

VBCPS has moved to virtual learning days until at least March 27 in order to slow the spreading of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Social gatherings have also been limited in regards to public health and safety,...

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Battle of the Streaming Services: Netflix vs Disney+

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant February 28, 2020

In November of 2019, Disney+ made its debut, raking in over 10 million subscribers on the first day. The entertainment giant’s success continues today as it accrued 28.6 million subscribers in the first...

Dr. Amelia Ross-Hammond, founder and chairman of VAACC, with President of the Board of the VAACC Mr. Bruce Williams, and Allan Harris.

KHS Gets Special Performance of “Cross That River”

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief February 11, 2020

“You probably don’t realize what a special honor this is for Kempsville High School to have this performance, 'Cross That River,' in our auditorium,” said Principal Melissa George, opening a selective...

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“Little Women” is Sensational, Heartwarming, and Motivational

Jakelynn Credle, Staff Writer January 16, 2020

Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” was a sensational, heartwarming, and motivational film. As I watched this movie, I saw young love bloom, teenage heartbreak, the power of being a strong family, and...

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