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As the second season of “Bridgerton” premiered on Fri. Mar. 25, fans and critics alike had a lot to say about Anthony Bridgerton’s attempt at finding a wife in the London Ton. Through the course of the season, the audience experienced the emotional high and lows of Kate and Anthony’s eventual relationship, leaving many to question whether season two lived up to the high standards set by Daphne and Simon’s story in season one.

“Bridgerton”: a royal letdown

Makayla Martindale, Sports Editor May 10, 2022

Premiering on Fri. Mar. 25,  the second season of “Bridgerton” was released after its long anticipated return to Netflix. From the costumes and romance to the drama and regality, this show follows...

Released on Apr. 1, 2022, Sonys Morbius is an unfortunate waste of good characters. Most of the movie was weirdly paced, and was overall not an enjoyable experience for viewers.

A universal disappointment: “Morbius”

Julia Hubbell, Entertainment/Opinions Editor April 15, 2022

Released on Apr. 1, Sony’s “Morbius'' is the perfect movie to be released on April Fool’s Day. This film is a disaster from start to finish, leaving me with many questions that I honestly did not...

This podcast covers and discusses events happening in the music industry. From drama between famous artists to thoughts about released albums and songs, there is a wide range of topics being talked about. Hosting the podcast will be junior Marcela Maya who has always been passionate about music and is always listening to music, no matter the genre.

TURN IT UP! – Festivals and Tragedy

Marcela Maya, Staff Reporter February 10, 2022

In this episode, host Marcela Maya gives current updates in the music industry, such as the upcoming ‘When We Were Young’ festival and asks sophomore Madalyn Propst her opinion on this controversial...

A swing and a miss

Delaney Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter January 19, 2022

Let’s be honest. Marvel fanatics and aficionados all have a weakness for compelling Marvel Studios films because of their undeniable likability and nostalgic characters. Unfortunately, the recent “Spider-Man:...

Great responsibility, great delivery

Julia Hubbell, Entertainment/Opinions Editor January 19, 2022

It is no exaggeration to say that the world has shown a lot of love to “Spider-Man: No Way Home”. Spider-Man fans around the world, myself included, flocked to theaters on Dec. 17 to see the third...

Review on Spider-Man: No Way Home

Review on “Spider-Man: No Way Home”

Julia Hubbell and Delaney Rosenblatt January 19, 2022

"Spider-Man: No Way Home" hit theaters on Dec. 17, 2021. With high expectations set for the third installment of Tom Holland's trilogy, mixed emotions and opinions were curated by the film. Warning, spoilers...

Thats a Wrap! - Everything About Spotify Wrapped 2021

That’s a Wrap! – Everything About Spotify Wrapped 2021

Marcela Maya, Staff Reporter January 6, 2022

At the end of the year, all Spotify users can look forward to Spotify Wrapped, which is an overview of the music they have listened to most throughout the year. Spotify users also receive a generated playlist...

The walk around the lake at Cranes Roost is a must do for many people during the holiday season. Lights are put up around the lake and can be seen from every point around it, as well as decorations in the apartments around it. The main attraction, however, are the live events that the city of Altamonte Springs puts on. “I like the decorations on the lofts, and the live music,” senior Nil Aydinoz said. “The music [is my favorite part], because a lot of people just feel very happy when they’re listening to holiday music, and it makes everybody in a good mood and it’s just really nice to be around.”

Best places for holiday lights: 2021

Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor December 17, 2021

If you are looking for a great place to drive around or walk to look at holiday lights, here are some of the best places this year.  

Seoul, South Korea

What Squid Game takes from reality

Julia Moon, Editor in Chief November 25, 2021

Squid Game (오징어 게임). Released Sept. 17, 2021, the South Korean title was an instant success for the global streaming giant Netflix, setting the record for the company’s biggest original series...

Did Halloween actually kill?

Did Halloween actually “kill”?

Marcela Maya, Staff Reporter October 31, 2021

“Halloween Kills” picks up where its predecessor left off: 2018, on Halloween night, in the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. The town had a history of horror dueto being haunted by main villain, Michael...

This podcast covers a wide range of topics about spirituality. Such as zodiacs, meditation, crystals, and the depth behind auras or energies. Hosting the podcast will be sophomores Marcela(Marcy) Maya and Ashley Weston, who will talk about the science and research behind different spiritual practices and topics. The podcast will have insights into the basics of deeper explanations behind the topics. If a topic or question comes to mind then you can send it in and we’ll do the research to give the best answer and explanation we can!

Celestial Escape: Zodiac Signs and Charts

Marcela Maya and Ashley Weston October 19, 2021

In this episode, hosts Ashely Weston and Marcela Maya interview juniors Claudia Lerner and Lily Johnston about Zodiac Signs and their Charts. They touch on topics such as what each zodiac sign is and what...

Disappearing Frogs pt .33

Disappearing Frogs pt .33

Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor October 7, 2021

Julia and I have been constrained by time. If we go over 15 minutes you might never see me again. So we must only ask each other the first five questions this episode. Unfortunately, dearest listeners,...

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