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“Little Women” is Sensational, Heartwarming, and Motivational

“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 pushing through tough times. I felt every ounce of emotion for the March family. Having never read the...

Netflix’s “Klaus” is Memorable and Unique

Netflix’s “Klaus” is Memorable and Unique

Alexis Waters, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

If you’ve ever been flipping through the channels on cable TV, you’ve probably seen one advertisement for a holiday movie filled with at least a dozen cliches. Thankfully, Netflix’s new movie “Klaus” is not one of them. “Klaus” is about a young man named Jesper Johansson (voiced by Jas...

“A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish” is Cliché but Redeemable

“A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish” is Cliché but Redeemable

Jakelynn Credle, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

I know what you’re thinking: “Another Cinderella story…” Well, my response is, yes, yet another Cinderella story has been created, but this time, for the Christmas season. Michelle Johnston’s new film release, which is available on Netflix, is called “A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish....

“The Knight Before Christmas” is a Modern Classic

“The Knight Before Christmas” is a Modern Classic

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

As Christmas grows closer, it’s only expected to see more movies based on the holiday. "The Knight Before Christmas", released on November 21, 2019, on Netflix and directed by Monika Mitchell, is a modern and Christmas-filled take on a classic love story.    A Medieval Knight, Sir Cole ...

Liam Payne Presents an Unorganized Debut Album

Liam Payne Presents an Unorganized Debut Album

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor

December 11, 2019

On Friday, December 6, 2019, Liam Payne, former member of worldwide boyband, “One Direction,” released his debut solo album, “LP1.”   “LP1” features 17 songs, seven of which have been released as singles over the last two years.  Payne seems to have a variety of genres mixed int...

“SUGA’s Interlude” is a Masterpiece of the Young Adult Narrative

“SUGA’s Interlude” is a Masterpiece of the Young Adult Narrative

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2019

On Friday, December 6, Halsey released “finally // beautiful stranger” and “SUGA’s Interlude” prior to the release of her album, “Manic,” which is scheduled to come out on January 17.    “SUGA’s Interlude” is a masterpiece of a description of the narrative that many you...

“Living with Yourself” is a Different Point of View

“Living with Yourself” is a Different Point of View

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

“Living with Yourself” is a comedy show that was released on Netflix on October 18, 2019. Going into the show, I had no clue what it was about and wanted to have a clean slate for my thoughts.   The main character Miles, played by Paul Rudd, is worn out on all aspects of life - a poin...

“Queer Eye: We’re In Japan!” Presents New Perspectives

“Queer Eye: We’re In Japan!” Presents New Perspectives

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

If you had the chance to have five men — each experienced in the fields of food, culture, fashion, design, and grooming — give your style, attitude, and home a makeover, would you take it? What if they were open members of the LGBTQ+ community?   Hopefully, your answer to both of those ques...

“Looking for Alaska” Speaks About Social Issues

“Looking for Alaska” Speaks About Social Issues

Jakelynn Credle, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Looking for Alaska” is a show produced by Hulu that was released on October 18, 2019. The eight-episode long season is filled with heartache, laughter, learning experiences, family values, and most importantly, friendship. The show was made to bring awareness to the importance of family and friend...

XXXTentacion’s Posthumous “?” Deluxe is a Work of Art

XXXTentacion’s Posthumous “?” Deluxe is a Work of Art

Jakelynn Credle, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

On March 16, 2018, before his death, XXXTentacion released his album “?”. The album featured 18 songs with an interlude of his interpretation and explanation of the album. The interlude is “instructions, not a warning” he said, asking for listeners to have an open mind while listening. “If y...

Social Issues and Strawberry Shortcake: Melanie Martinez’s “K-12”

Social Issues and Strawberry Shortcake: Melanie Martinez’s “K-12”

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2019

Melanie Martinez released her second album “K-12” on September 6, several years after her debut album, “Cry Baby”, which came out in August of 2015. During this break, she remained relatively silent with musical releases although she did release a song titled “PIGGYBACK” in December of 2017. ...

Charli XCX’s Self-Titled “Charli” is Flooded with Nostalgia

Charli XCX’s Self-Titled “Charli” is Flooded with Nostalgia

Paxton Coley, Editor

September 23, 2019

On Friday, September 13, electropop artist Charli XCX released her third studio album, the self-titled “Charli.”   After becoming a Charli XCX fan through her hit “Boom Clap,” featured in "The Fault in Our Stars", I was definitely intrigued to hear she was releasing another album;...