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Is this the end?

Is this the end?

Arisha Hirji, Reporter

March 18, 2020

Season three of “On my Block” was released March 11, currently becoming one of the top-ten most watched shows on Netflix. After a year of waiting, the gang is back and they are facing a new obstacle. Season two picks up showing that Monse (Sierra Capri), Ruby (Jason Genao), Jamal (Brett Gray) and ...

Starting my day with a bang

Starting my day with a bang

Kate Knauff, Reporter

March 10, 2020

I am an avid coffee drinker. My routine consists of one cup of coffee in the morning and sometimes another cup or two in the afternoon. This week, I decided to get out of my comfort zone and try energy drinks. I tried a new drink every day for a week and recorded the taste, smell and effects.    ...

“All About” Monsta X’s new album

“All About” Monsta X’s new album

Mia Nguyen, Reporter

February 21, 2020

Korean boy band Monsta X released its first all English album, “All About Luv,” on Feb. 14. This is the group’s sixth album, and features collaborations with American artists like Pitbull, French Montana, Steve Aoki and Will.I.Am. Despite being a long time fan of the group, I was skeptical of t...

Nothing Has “Changed”

Nothing Has “Changed”

Sarosh Ismail, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Justin Bieber’s fifth album, “Changes,” released Feb. 14, and it was just as awful as I expected it to be. I’ll admit I’m a little prejudiced since I’ve never been a Bieber fan, but I mean what’s to be expected from an album that was preceded by a single called “Yummy”?   ...

“Never Say Never” Justin Bieber is Back

“Never Say Never” Justin Bieber is Back

Malley O'Carroll, Reporter

February 13, 2020

Gen Z has grown up with Justin Bieber and his fame. We have experienced every stage, starting with “Bieber fever.” Posters of him covered our walls, we read about 16-year-old Bieber in a “J-14” magazine, and then, in the blink of an eye we find out that our first love got married. Bieber, no...

To all the movies I’ve loved before

To all the movies I’ve loved before

Kate Knauff, Reporter

February 10, 2020

After waiting a year and a half, Netflix released two official trailers for “To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” on Dec.19. and Jan. 22. After watching the trailers about a billion times and re-watching the first movie, I cannot wait for the movie to be released  Feb. 12.  I have always lov...

Into the woods with Gretel and Hansel

Into the woods with Gretel and Hansel

Mia Nguyen, Reporter

February 8, 2020

Sophia Lilis returns to the big screen in yet another horror movie, trading Pennywise the dancing clown for an evil witch in “Gretel and Hansel.” This adaptation of the Brothers Grimm story remains fairly true to the original, while providing stunning visuals and adapted character origins that cater to...

Stepping away from the suit

Stepping away from the suit

Arisha Hirji, reporter

January 27, 2020

Robert Downey Jr.’s first movie since retiring from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Dolittle,” came out Jan. 17. Dolittle’s story originated as a children’s book series about a doctor who can speak to animals. Downey Jr. portrays the character of Dolittle pleasingly, but seeing this movie after 10 ...

The “rare”-st album out there

The “rare”-st album out there

Arisha Hirji, Reporter

January 19, 2020

Selena Gomez’s third album, “Rare,” released on Jan. 10, touched on sensitive topics in Gomez’s personal life and all the challenges she has battled through. The album spreads a message about the importance of self-love and moving on to bigger and better things. Gomez has struggled with a kidney transplant...

“Cats:” successful reboot or total nightmare?

“Cats:” successful reboot or total nightmare?

Kate Haas, Managing Editor

December 28, 2019

I love cats — both the animal and the musical created by Andrew Lloyd Webber in the 1980s based on T.S. Eliot’s poem collection “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.” My family and I have always loved its out-of-the-box uniqueness, from the poems to the music and the story. While countless ...

The gang is back and better than ever

The gang is back and better than ever

Arisha Hirji, Reporter

December 22, 2019

The gang is back again to save the world of Jumanji. “Jumanji: The Next Level” hit theaters Dec. 13. The movie combines genres of fantasy, action, and quite a bit of comedy. The movie earned $60.1 million domestically in its opening weekend, winning the box office in its opening weekend. In t...

Styles’ “Fine Line” is vulnerable and valuable

Styles’ “Fine Line” is vulnerable and valuable

Hailey Dirks, Reporter

December 20, 2019

Harry Styles released his second solo album, “Fine Line,” on Dec. 13. I was never a big fan of One Direction when most of my peers were obsessed with them -- I was more of a 5 Seconds of Summer girl. However, when One Direction split and Styles started his solo career with his self-titled debut albu...