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With November brings winter comfort movies and excellent cinematography skills from directors.
Cinema of The Season: November
Leah Frankel, Staff Writer • November 19, 2021

Synecdoche New York - Charlie Kaufman Art is meaningless but means everything. Is producing art and establishing a legacy worth the suffering? Sometimes the inherent conflict to decide what is "worth...

Dune brings the desert alive through out of this world cinematic skills
Dune The Newest Oscar Worthy Sci-Fi Movie
Amelie Panaccione, Jr. Editor in Chief • November 19, 2021

Dune is the newest movie by producer and 2017 academy award nominee Denis Villeneuve. This film is an epic adaptation of the 1965 sci-fi novel by Frank Herbert and stars Timothy Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson and features Zendaya. This motion picture truly encapsulates the fictional world of Arrakis, a desert wasteland with native people called the Fremen fighting against the reigning Houses in power...

       Music that makes one feel sorrowful or downcast is popular among the youth of today.
Why You Like Sad Music
Lucca Swain, Staff Writer • November 19, 2021

Music is, in and of itself, abstract art. Despite being nothing but sound, music manages to invoke so many emotions from across the spectrum. It invites us to other worlds, tempts us with visions of realities different to ours, so similar but so fantastical, through nothing but a creative assembly of sounds. Though from the furious peaks of metal to the cold, amorphous glow of ambient music, one type...

The End Of The F***ing World handles teenage love and angst better than most of its contemporaries
"The End Of The F***ing World" is a Beautiful Tragedy, and One of the Best Teen Dramas Out There
Lucca Swain, Staff Writer • November 19, 2021

The End Of The F***ing World is as dramatic as the name implies, even if the world isn’t actually ending. But for the show's teenage leads, the world truly seems to be falling apart at the seams. The two can’t seem to get anything they try right despite their efforts, and it’s that constant struggle that makes The End Of The F***ing World so likeable, in a weird, cruel way. There are no last-minute...

There isn’t much better than being scared during the Halloween season.
Scary Stories, Movies, And Music To Keep You Up This Halloween
Lucca Swain, Staff Writer • November 2, 2021

1408, Stephen King Stephen King is widely credited as the king of horror and for good reason. All of his stories are masterful in their command of fear. But the short story 1408 is, in my opinion, some of his best work. The story follows a schlock horror writer who secretly doesn’t believe in ghosts, but hears of a hotel room that many have claimed to be truly haunted. Despite the warnings from...

Netflix popular show Lucifer recently released its final season off the series.
Lucifer: Redeeming the Devil One Crime at a Time
Annika Bjorklund , Editor-in-chief • November 1, 2021

Halloween is approaching and 'tis the season for creepy, kooky, haunted movies and shows. Personally, the first movies that come to mind when I think of Halloween are the classic Disney movies from my childhood. Who doesn’t love the nostalgic feeling that Halloweentown or Hocus Pocus can bring? Unfortunately, I have outgrown these movies. The new show that has replaced my nostalgic love is even better,...

Walt Disney with one of the earlier designs of Mickey Mouse, an iconic cartoon character.
Animation: A 3-Decrease in Quality
Clara Thomas , Arts and Entertainment Editor • November 1, 2021

Like many children my age who grew up in that specific gray area before the domination of iPhones and other electronics, I was raised on cartoons. A strange mix of PBS Kids, 3D animated movies and old Disney cartoons were staples of my youth. Given my childish love of fairy tales and short stories (and given that 3D animation was still a work in progress that often yielded clunky characters and badly...

Art by @mapartche based off of the prompt for day 8 of Mindtober, a challenge created by 
via @mapartche
The Inktober Controversy Continues
Clara Thomas, Arts and Entertainment Editor • October 18, 2021
Open Studios doesn’t just feature traditional paintings- artists create clothing, whimsical ceramics, and photography as well.
Open Studios 2021: Local Art & Why You Should Care
Hannah Cohen, Opinions Editor • October 8, 2021
A photorealism paint of Mother Theresa by Palou
The Artistic Merit of Photorealism
Clara Thomas , Arts and Entertainment Editor • October 2, 2021
Death Grips’ sound is explosive, mind-bending, and impossible to fully define.
The Sheer Insanity of Death Grips
Lucca Swain, Staff Writer • September 21, 2021
Whats Problematic About Bridgerton
What's Problematic About "Bridgerton"
Clara Fraser, Opinions Editor • April 26, 2021
Often considered to be a hindrance to learning, doodling has now been shown to have many educational benefits.
A Collection of Doodles
Amelia Chapman, Staff writer • April 5, 2021
The newest version of the game Ori And The Will Of The Wisps is one you need to check out!
The Impressive World of Ori And The Will of The Wisps
Lucca Swain, Staff writer • February 21, 2021
Sleeveless gis are not a thing!
An Evaluation of Cobra Kai by a Third Degree Black Belt
Halie Leland, News Editor • February 18, 2021
Bridgerton is another take on the 19th-century British upper class, but this time with a twist.
"Bridgerton:" Historical Fiction, Romance and Shonda Rhimes
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • January 11, 2021
CARNE y ARENA (Virtually present, Physically invisible) is an immersive virtual reality everyone should experience.
Aurora Lord, Staff writer • December 26, 2020
The 2019 film First Cow is a tender, heartbreaking story about the American dream diluted to its core.
"First Cow" Review
Lucca Swain, Staff writer • December 26, 2020
Are you looking for something to read this winter break? Once you pick up an Agatha Christie book, you wont be able to put it down!
The Best Agatha Christie Novels to Get Your Mystery Fix
Ella Webber, Staff writer • December 20, 2020
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