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Movie Review: Yay! or Nay… “Wakanda Forever”

Bryanna C., Fun & Games Editor November 20, 2022

We all know the popular movie, Black Panther. The 2018 film featured actors like Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, and Michael B Jordan and received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from major critics....

Student Survey: What Movie Do you Think Accurately Depicts High School Life?

Mina H., Staff Writer June 5, 2022

Media based on high school experiences–everything from young love stories to stories of teenagers battling with mental health–is extremely popular. I went around campus one day and asked GALA students...

Oldest to Newest: All the Disney Princess Movies In Order

Kenya G., Staff Writer June 5, 2022

Everyone at some point in their life has watched a Disney princess movie. Names such as Snow White, Aurora, Jasmine, and Cinderella have become well known worldwide because of these movies. Princesses...


The Representation In Heartstopper and Why It’s So Important

Mina H., Staff Writer June 5, 2022

*This is a review on the show, so some things might not be canon to the comics* The following review contains spoilers about “Heartstopper” After endless scrolling through media for everything...

Musical Movies to Watch If You Haven’t Already

Kenya G. June 5, 2022

Are you interested in musical theater? Have you ever wanted to watch a musical on Broadway? Movie musicals are the next best thing. They are the best for people who love to see characters break into song...

These 2022 Oscars Looks Were Absolutely Stunning

Chloe E., Editor, Books May 6, 2022

This year’s 94th Annual Academy Awards were something special. They were packed with stunning looks and unexpected drama. The outfits ranged all the way from classic black tuxedos to lace full-length...

Pop Culture Scandals: Recurring Column

Pop Culture Scandals: Recurring Column

Giselle R., Chloe E., and Ella S. May 5, 2022

On this month's Pop Culture Scandals, Ye West, formerly known as Kanye West, actor Pete Davidson (best known for being a cast member on the comedy show Saturday Night Live), and socialite Kim Kardashian...


YouTube Channels I Love and Why

Avery P., Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Spring Break is approaching, and with all the newfound free time why not sit back and watch Youtube? Compiled below is a short list (not ranking!) of some of my favorite Youtubers that I think you may...

Netflix Needs to be Stopped: the Worst Netflix Original Rom Coms to Disgrace the Screen

Netflix Needs to be Stopped: the Worst Netflix Original Rom Coms to Disgrace the Screen

Maya H., Kyla P., and Quincy R. April 29, 2022

Netflix, the widely browsed streaming service, has at times struck bullseye in the original romances category–the recently released second season of “Bridgerton,” for instance– but, it has just...

How are all of the Pixar Movies Connected?

Eunice H., Staff Writer/Literary Agent April 6, 2022

Have you ever been thinking, how are all of the Pixar movies connected? You’ll find the answer in this very article. As we all know, films from Pixar have been very successful, examples being, "Up",...

Hollywood’s Movie of the Year

Hollywood’s Movie of the Year

Quincy R., Section Editor, Entertainment March 1, 2022

For movie lovers everywhere, March 27 is going to be the annual highlight, the Oscars. You know the drill: Every year, the top ten movies are nominated for the ultimate prize, a Best Picture Academy Award....

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Was A Great Show And This Is The Hill I Will Die On

Julia R., Editor, Movies/Television March 1, 2022

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (2013-2021) was an amazing show that had myself and many others breathing heavily through our noses. But how could we not, with a phenomenal cast including Andy Samberg, Stephanie...

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