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Coronavirus outbreak delays movies including “No Time to Die” and “In the Heights”

Coronavirus outbreak delays movies including “No Time to Die” and “In the Heights”

Isabella Truong, Anika Sachdeva, and Andrew Kang

October 2, 2020

  The comforting scents of butter, soda and candy permeate the atmosphere as you make your way into the cinema. Posters for featured blockbuster movies are plastered on almost every surface available and you can’t help yourself from getting excited. This beloved process of going to the movies has been...

BTS blows up music charts and records with their newest single “Dynamite”

BTS blows up music charts and records with their newest single “Dynamite”

Alyssa Chang, News Editor

October 2, 2020

   After weeks of anticipation, BTS -- the famous South Korean boy band of seven -- made headlines once again with their newest single “Dynamite” on Aug. 21. The group, consisting of members Jin, RM, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook, achieved its first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs ...

“Folklore” Review

Emily Yoon, Gaby Lesmana, and Kimberly Ayson

October 1, 2020

   Taylor Swift shook the world with an unexpected album release on July 24. Contrary to her past carefully-thought-out and highly anticipated releases, Swift announced “folklore” less than 24 hours before it made its way into the homes of millions.    If Swift’s record-shattering album ...

Quarantine’s top entertainment hits: video games & TV shows

Quarantine’s top entertainment hits: video games & TV shows

Isabella Truong, Gillian Bui, and Anika Sachdeva

September 29, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been asked to stay in their homes. Spending the summer in quarantine can be uneventful and boring; however, TV shows and video games aren’t failing to entertain people. There are several TV shows and video games that have been popular over the c...

Movie Review: Extraction

Minjun Kim and Cynthia Rahman

June 4, 2020

Even before Chris Hemsworth’s new movie “Extraction” made it to Netflix on April 24, 2020, it was on its way to becoming the streaming service’s biggest debut; there had been quite the buzz around this movie.    After all, it is one of the first Hollywood movies to take place in Banglade...

Exciting news for Percy Jackson fans: The Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series is coming to Disney+

Exciting news for Percy Jackson fans: The Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series is coming to Disney+

Alexa Empleo, News Editor

June 3, 2020

   After almost a decade of waiting and hoping, author Rick Riordan released that the popular series “Percy Jackson in the Olympians” will be adapted by Disney on May 14 in a statement on social media: “Hey Percy Jackson fans, for the past decade, you’ve worked hard to champion a faithful on-...

Students struggle with the 2020 online AP exams

Students struggle with the 2020 online AP exams

Gaby Lesmana, Staff Writer

June 3, 2020

   As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 AP exams looked a little different than previous years. Students were obligated to take the exams remotely online with their own devices, though there were many variables that could have affected the results because testers were not in a formal te...

Quarantine marks a significant change in students’ academic ethics

Mia Ouyang, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

   It’s safe to say that the coronavirus lockdown has affected everybody. Work has been replaced by Zoom calls (if one’s job was kept at all), and school has been replaced by online assignments and testing.    As students settle into the transition from classrooms to websites, there has been...

7 things to do during quarantine that will get you out of bed

Gaby Lesmana, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

   As we find ourselves going increasingly stir-crazy during this uncertain time, there are only so many Netflix shows to binge watch. Here are some interesting activities to cure boredom because staying home can be fun too! Fort and movie night: Watch your favorite movie inside a fort by draping blanke...

5 Disney movies that should become Broadway musicals

5 Disney movies that should become Broadway musicals

Emily Yoon, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

   From Broadway to local community theatres, shows adapted from Disney movies are a dependable favorite all around the world. As “The Lion King” enters its 22nd year on Broadway and “Tangled” is in talks to become a live musical, it fortunately doesn’t look like Disney will stop anytime s...

The Paw Print Reviews Eternal Atake

The Paw Print Reviews Eternal Atake

Noah Neri and Minjun Kim

May 1, 2020

After garnering an impressive fanbase from the drop of his album “Luv is Rage” and its sequel “Luv is Rage 2,” Lil Uzi Vert is back for more. “Eternal Atake,” Lil Uzi Vert’s latest studio album, has been long-awaited by fans for nearly two years. After being teased in a tweet made by...

Distance learning: how local students and teachers are affected by the new system

Jaeeun Park, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

   As the world’s medical workers and researchers struggle to control the COVID-19 pandemic, ordinary civilians feel the strain of this disaster in their everyday lives. A new system for education during social distancing called “distance learning” has brought with it both benefits and drawb...

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