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Live Action Movies are Destroying our Childhood

Live Action Movies are Destroying our Childhood

Allison Alben, Editor in Chief

August 26, 2019

   The saga of live action movies all began in 2010 with “Alice in Wonderland.” Good or bad, it was one of Disney’s first tentative steps to remaking our entire childhood. Next came “Maleficent,” boasting a new story and an entirely different plot that painted a timeless villain in a new lig...

“The Perfect Date” Didn’t Deliver A Perfect Movie

“The Perfect Date” Didn’t Deliver A Perfect Movie

Erin Eskoff, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019

On April 12, 2019, Netflix released another original movie dubbed “The Perfect Date.” Starring Noah Centineo, Camila Mendes and Laura Marano, this new rom-com didn’t appear to be anything special. Last August, Netflix released “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” the well-loved movie that C...

Trendy Foods to Make this Summer

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019

The summertime is peak season for driving to LA and visiting trendy eateries. However, one trip to any “Instagrammable” cafe costs more than my net worth. What these restaurants don’t want people to know is that the acai bowl they charged $15 for is actually easily recreatable at home. To h...

Ecosia: The Search Engine that Saves

Ecosia: The Search Engine that Saves

Brooke Johnston, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019

It’s easy to slip into the mindset that climate change is going to ruin the world regardless of our efforts to prevent it. Might as well just sit back since there’s nothing that can really be done, right? What if it was possible to turn an activity most people perform 20 times a day into a gift to ...

The Avengers Assemble for a Smashing Success

The Avengers Assemble for a Smashing Success

Allison Alben, Design Editor

May 23, 2019

  Six Infinity Stones. 22 Movies. 260+ characters. 48 hours. 2,886 minutes. 173160 seconds. We’re no longer in the endgame. We’ve done it. Phase Three is complete. Oh boy.     A fair amount of time has passed since the movie’s premiere, but there will still be warnings if ther...

How to Stay Motivated for the End of the School Year

How to Stay Motivated for the End of the School Year

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

  As the school year comes to an end, it gets easier and easier to push off homework and studying for AP tests or finals. The promise of summer and all of its glory sounds much more appealing than reading a prep book.   But it is probably in these moments that being motivated to work is the mo...

“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” Delivers a Magical Second Season

“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” Delivers a Magical Second Season

Erin Eskoff, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

New relationships, new drama and even more darkness. In the afternoon of April 5, 2019, “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” finally gave us the long-anticipated season two that we’ve been asking for since last October. With new plot twists and more witchcraft, this season is even more jaw...

Bullet Journaling Provides an Alternative Way to Organize

Bullet Journaling Provides an Alternative Way to Organize

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

April 7, 2019

Bullet journaling is a system best described by its inventor Ryder Carroll as “a mindfulness practice designed as a productivity system.” The process was started by Carroll who suffered from learning disabilities and needed to find alternate ways to be productive and focused. Thus, the bullet journ...

“Star Wars” Stans are Ruining the Franchise They Love

“Star Wars” Stans are Ruining the Franchise They Love

Jay Singh, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

What is a stan? The dictionary defines a stan as an overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular topic. With the magnitude of a franchise like "Star Wars," stans are bound to be created. The massive movie series has a gross total, while adjusting for inflation, of $8,926,772,232, second of all-time ...

I Went to the Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Premiere — Here’s My Experience

I Went to the Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Premiere — Here’s My Experience

Erin Eskoff, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On March 16, “Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists” held a one-day-only immersive experience dedicated to the series premiere. With a limited number of spots occupied within hours, it’s safe to say “PLL” fans were very excited. With different mock sets in the Hollywood Athletic Club, the...

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Delivers a Perfect Premiere

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Delivers a Perfect Premiere

Erin Eskoff, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

New lies, new liars and new secrets. Many people have been waiting for “Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists” to revive the original, and it finally premiered on March 20. The new series didn’t disappoint to fill the shoes of the prototypical and beloved show that unfortunately ended in 201...

The Marvelous Captain Marvel

The Marvelous Captain Marvel

Allison Alben, Design Editor

March 21, 2019

    With “Avengers: Endgame” right around the corner, Marvel fans have been waiting in anticipation for any sign that our favorite heroes may be able to beat the odds, stop Thanos, and most importantly, survive — picking apart each trailer, every poster, leaving no Infinity Stone unturned. At the ...

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