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How Students Really Feel About School

Micaih Thomas writes about how students feel about summer's end.

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2019

 This past summer, so many chaotic things happened. The girls of Legacy high school became infected with the H.G.S.V. (Hot Girl Summer Virus). The male students attempted to join the Hot Girl Summer phenomenon, but they failed miserably. The prince of Harlem rap, A.S.A.P. Rocky, got detained in Sweden a...

Album Review: Lover

Yeary writes about Taylor Swift's sonic and lyrical evolution as an artist.

Sembree Yeary, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

On August 23rd, Taylor Swift released her highly anticipated album, Lover. Taylor Swift broke records with “Lover” prior to its release; it trended on multiple platforms and achieved the record for the most amounts of pre-adds on Apple Music. After she hosted a YouTube Live event, Taylor Swift unveiled her...

Queer Artists Neglected In Hip-Hop

The analyzation of toxic homophobia in the hip-hop industry. Queer artists face discrimination from the rest of the hip-hop community.

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

September 5, 2019

Lately, rap artists like Lil Uzi and Playboi Carti have become the face of a generation who chooses to redefine masculinity and reshape the sound of rap. Fashion changed from denim and chicano style clothing in the 70s to artists who perform in leotards with light bouncing and skimming across their tight le...

Review: Endgame

Folsom writes about the final Avenger's film, Endgame

Jordyn Folsom, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

No Spoilers! To bring the much-loved Marvel’s Avengers movies to a close, Endgame takes viewers through a whirlwind of emotions. With so many ups and downs, the entire theater gasped, laughed and even cried as the lives of America’s favorite superheroes unfolded—— on screen. Endgame provided the audience w...

Movies Coming Summer 2019

Movies Coming Summer 2019

Zach Planche, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

Don’t let yourself become bored all summer, go to the local movie theater and become immersed in the limitless realities movies offer. Below are movies releasing in the summer of 2019. Godzilla: King of Monsters May 31 In the franchise’s 36th movie, Godzilla: King of Monsters takes us to Ear...

Music to the Next Level : Soundcloud Rap

Kristen Bosecker, 12, looks at Twitter on her phone during class.

Benita Orie and Sarah Akande

April 26, 2019

As he taps to the sound streaming from his headphones, he contemplates making a sound of his own. Sophomore Victor Rodriguez scrolls through Soundcloud during class and has a lightbulb moment – one that now shapes the way he views music. From the thump of a raw beat, to the studio and to millions of...

Review: Us

Thomas writes about the hidden message and intricate symbols in the film, Us

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

April 1, 2019

In this film, we experience a sequence of events that follows a family trapped in a panorama of horror. They find themselves in a paradigm of glamour and laminated trauma within a modern-day black family’s household. The family finds themselves haunted as they fight and scrape their way away from ...

Album Review: When I Get Home

A careful review of Solange's album,

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

March 5, 2019

Of course, Solange would drop an album the day after black history month ended. Of course, she would. Feb. 28, the artist debuted a collage of visuals, song names, tracks and titles on a pro-black social media site called blackpanet.com. On her social media, she posted a call line for fans to call and...

Urban Legends

Urban Legends

Jack Lewellyn and Jake Neeson

February 19, 2019