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Is Maya Hawke a Nepo Baby or Does She Have Talent?

Is Maya Hawke a Nepo Baby or Does She Have Talent?

Jordan Shannon, Writer March 5, 2024

Before Maya Hawke is discussed, we must first understand what a “nepo baby” is. A nepo baby, short for nepotism baby, is a term for a child of famous parents, perhaps actors or politicians, who may...

What The River Knows book review

What The River Knows book review

Katelynn Wisner, Writer March 4, 2024

World-wide mysteries always lead people to become intrigued and mystified by places, things, or even people. Whether it be about rulers of ancient civilizations or sought after treasure from times unlike...

A Charlie Brown Christmas: What makes this TV special timeless?

A Charlie Brown Christmas: What makes this TV special timeless?

Tyler Weaver, Writer March 4, 2024

“I think there must be something wrong with me, Linus. Christmas is coming, but I'm not happy. I don't feel the way I'm supposed to feel.” You may wonder if this quote is from a mystery or drama...

Top Ten Concert Tours of 2023

Tyler Weaver, Entertainment Writer December 11, 2023
2023 has been a big year for many musical artists, with multiple national and international tours happening throughout the year. With artists in genres ranging from pop-punk to country, here are ten of the most popular concert tours of this year ranked from the least amount of money brought in at the box office, to the most.

Ocean Blvd by Lana Del Ray

Jordan Shannon, Entertainment Writer December 11, 2023

Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd? is an album by Lana Del Rey that consists of 16 songs that artistically range from interludes to ballads. This album also has collaborations with...

Nv2.0 Review

Cailyn Bell, Entertainment Editor November 28, 2023

N: The Way of the Ninja is a somewhat popular platformer game that was first released in 2004. Its last sequel, N++, was released years later. Its predecessor, Nv2.0, required a review before committing...

Blackout: Book Review

Alanna Ross, writer November 13, 2023

Blackout is a short novel curated by six different black authors; Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon. In this story a blackout takes place...

Fall Favorites: Over the Garden Wall

Julian Payne, Entertainment Editor November 13, 2023

You can always tell when autumn’s approaching. The bite of a chilly wind. The first crunch of an amber leaf on the ground. Everywhere gets just a little chilly while inside and the hearth of the home...

Barbie Movie Review

Marley Clark, Writer October 24, 2023

“It was the best day ever. So was yesterday, and so is tomorrow, and every day from now until forever.” Barbie has been an icon for generations--- No exaggeration! Barbie is a doll who has been...

Fear Street review

Jordan Shannon, Writer October 23, 2023

Fear Street is a horror film trilogy released in July of 2021, with only a week separating each movie. The story of Fear Street follows two towns in 1994, Shadyside and Sunnyvale. Shadyside is well known...

Stalking Jack the Ripper Book Review

Katelynn Wisner, Writer October 23, 2023

Step foot into the 1880s in the old streets of London. A time which was flourishing with millions of gas street lamps. A time in which the city of London became known for the brightness of its streets,...

Bones and All Review – IGN

Taliyah Shapiro, Writer October 23, 2023

Bones and All, directed by Luca Guadagnino, director and producer known for the movie Call Me by Your Name, stars Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell. The film focuses on a young woman named Maren...

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