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Kombating boredom with violence and video game references

Mia Nguyen, Web Editor April 30, 2021

As a longtime fan of the Mortal Kombat game franchise, I was skeptical of another movie adaptation. While the game is adored by generations, I assumed the lore of the concept was too intricate and too...

The eight-episode first season of “Shadow and Bone” was released on Netflix April 23.

Vivid and adventurous, “Shadow and Bone” sucks the viewer in

Katherine Parker, Managing editor April 28, 2021

I started Netflix’s “Shadow and Bone” as a casual, or even apprehensive viewer. Eight episodes and a rollercoaster of emotions later, I was neither.  “Shadow and Bone” was adapted from author...

A taste of Korea

A taste of Korea

Emma Short, Entertainment editor April 20, 2021

Formally known as The Shops of Old Denton, the block full of Korean restaurants, bakeries, shops and cafes has transformed into the Koreatown of Carrollton. Located on the corner of Old Denton Road and...

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The old Taylor can come to the phone right now

Malley O’Carroll, Reporter April 16, 2021

Taylor Swift’s “Fearless” album has always held a special place in my heart. When I was 4 years old I received a CD version of the album for Christmas, which I played on repeat. Now that I’m a...

Demi Lovato’s “Dancing with the Devil… The Art of Starting Over” is an emotional masterpiece

Demi Lovato’s “Dancing with the Devil… The Art of Starting Over” is an emotional masterpiece

Arisha Hirji, Web editor April 9, 2021

Demi Lovato released her 19-track album, “Dancing with the Devil… The Art of Starting Over” on April 2, featuring various artists such as Ariana Grande, Noah Cyrus and Saweetie. Each song on the...

Untraditional fits for an untraditional prom

Untraditional fits for an untraditional prom

Kate Knauff, News editor April 9, 2021

       

Godzilla vs. Kong: cool fights and nothing else

Godzilla vs. Kong: cool fights and nothing else

Henry Hays, Sports Editor April 7, 2021

Not every movie needs to be a cinematic masterpiece and “Godzilla vs. Kong,” which was released on March 31 in theaters and on HBO Max, is a great example of that. Is the movie good from an objective...

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Jujutsu Kaisen ends its exciting first season

Mia Nguyen, Web Editor April 2, 2021

While anime isn’t a newfound category of TV and film, it has grown exceedingly popular in recent years. This could be due to the success of various anime such as ”Attack on Titan,” ”My Hero Academia”...

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“Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal” exposes corruption in society

Malley O'Carroll, Social media manager March 24, 2021

“Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal” was released on Netflix March 17. The documentary includes reenactments of the conversations that took place during the highly publicized college...

“Chaos Walking” fails to reach potential and audience

“Chaos Walking” fails to reach potential and audience

Henry Hays, Sports Editor March 12, 2021

Critics’ opinions often decide whether I will watch a movie, and after seeing the 21% on Rotten Tomatoes, I was not looking forward to sitting through this two-hour long film. I went into the theater...

Your spring break reading list

Your spring break reading list

Katherine Parker, Managing editor March 12, 2021

  Whether you’re spending spring break at home or on the road, this week free of school is the perfect time to pick up a book again. The following books reflect the spirit of spring in theme,...