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Best Super Bowl Commercials of 2018

Best Super Bowl Commercials of 2018

Megan Chang, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Super Bowl means three things: football, food and commercials. And of those three, commercials comes in a close second in importance behind the food. Here is my personal ranking of the seven best commercials of Super Bowl 2018. 7. NFL The NFL presented a surprising, but entertaining parody...

HQ Live Trivia Game

HQ Live Trivia Game

Sydney Young, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under App Reviews, Arts & Entertainment

  Three! Two! One! Colorful shapes and lines twist and turn on your phone screen while lively music pumps you up for the first question. You’re playing HQ Trivia: the live game show where you win real money, but only if you can make it through all 12 questions. This popular app has rocketed to pop...

“Pitch Perfect 3” Movie Review

“Pitch Perfect 3” Movie Review

Erin Eskoff, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV

Three years after graduating from Barden University, the Bellas have flown across the globe to join the USO tour and perform in Italy, Spain and France. The group is competing for the opening act at DJ Khaled’s concert against a country band named Saddle Up, a vulgar DJ named Dragon Nuts and a grun...

A Comparison of Jumanji: Old vs. New

A Comparison of Jumanji: Old vs. New

Allison Alben and Mary Waugh

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is a common occurance today that we see old movies getting revamped with a shiny, new cast, but the same old plot, like Ghostbusters, It, and The Mummy. Our skepticism towards the new film, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” was justified, yet we were very pleasantly surprised over how well the new...

Jumanji: Welcome to the Review

Jumanji: Welcome to the Review

Allison Alben and Mary Waugh

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With so many teen coming-of-age movies these days, it can be hard to find anything original. However, when your “average” teenagers are played by Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan, you can count on that movie being a little bit different from the rest. Now add in a jungle-t...

Street Art: Venice Beach

Street Art: Venice Beach

Samantha Hartung, A&E Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On a calm, 80-degree day in Venice, with the palm trees swaying and street musicians playing, vendors selling antique pottery, and contortionists roaming the streets, Venice takes on a very artsy, unique experience that will be sure to brighten up your day. If you look up,behind a cafe, or even down ...

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” Album Review

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” Album Review

Hannah Kim, Features Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

  Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated sixth studio album, “Reputation,” is her most honest and powerful creation yet. The album features 15 incredible tracks that not only embody her resilience but also reveal her vulnerability, unlike anything the singer has done before.   Following the ...

Fall Jazz Band and Orchestra

Fall Jazz Band and Orchestra

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

 The lights dimmed in the West Ranch Theater. Voices hushed. A blanket of anticipation settled over the audience. Suddenly, the curtains rose and, in the blink of an eye, I was transported from a high school theater to a new world of soulful melodies.  The Fall Orchestra and Jazz Concert ...

“Grey’s Anatomy” Review

“Grey’s Anatomy” Review

Mary Waugh, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV

*Warning: Contains season 13 spoilers* Fourteen seasons, 301 episodes, and hundreds of heartbroken fans. Each year, “Grey’s Anatomy” manages to find a new way to keep their audience glued to their screens. Although season thirteen wasn’t one of Grey’s most popular seasons, the finale left ...

“Loving Lives” Play

“Loving Lives” Play

Megan Chang, Design Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, As Seen in Print, WR

Comedy, romance, extravagant accents and a fight scene or two: “Loving Lives” has it all. From Nov. 16-18, West Ranch Theatre put on three outstanding performances of the play leaving audience members cheering for the characters and laughing at their antics. The play takes place in January...

Turtles All the Way Down

Turtles All the Way Down

Nicole Augusta, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Turtles All the Way Down,” is John Green’s latest release and, just like its predecessors, it is sure to rise all the way to the top of the bestseller list. The story stars Aza Holmes, a 16-year-old high school student suffering with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. She is backed by ...

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