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Orlando City Soccer Club playing in the U.S. Open Cup final (on 09/07/22). The Lions fought hard during the game, and throughout the entire tournament to hold up the trophy at the end of the night.

Orlando City SC: a journey to the top

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter September 19, 2022

Orlando City S.C. is Orlando, Florida's pro soccer team. Currently 5th place in the Eastern Division of the MLS (Major League Soccer), the Lions clawed their way to the top of one of the biggest soccer...

Released on May 27 and Jul. 1, the fourth season of Stranger Things showed new characters, more 80s references, and representation for a diverse community.

“Stranger Things”: the summer show

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter September 15, 2022

There has been rising excitement in the Stranger Things fan community since the recent release of the series’ fourth season. The release of the season was split into two parts: the first half released...

Combatting prejudice in the classroom

Combatting prejudice in the classroom

Delaney Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

I am an inherently political person. I care deeply about those in my community, state, and country, and have no issue speaking up about things I believe, or not believe, in. I am sure many, if not all...

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...

Perpetuating cinematic violence

Perpetuating cinematic violence

Delaney Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter April 29, 2022

It seems as if impossible scenarios only appearing on the silver screen have seeped their way into our tangible world. Mass pandemics, books being burned and self-driving cars seemed almost fictional....

Junior Kylie Johnson runs away from a swarm of bees in fear.

Brantley bees should buzz off

Delaney Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter February 17, 2022

“My heart is lost; the bees have eaten it.” Author Charles Baudelaire has no comment on the aforementioned bees, but the students at Lake Brantley High School certainly have. Countless pep rallies,...

COVID-19 has given holiday celebrations a significant change. As people consider the risks of the virus, it becomes difficult to travel far or invite others.

What is up with COVID holidays?

Julia Moon, Editor in Chief January 21, 2022

I admit, the winter holiday season of 2021 was kind of a disappointment. After the initial breakout of COVID-19 in the United States back in 2020, I had already expected that holiday gatherings such as...

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...

The main three cast members, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe, reminisce about their time working on the film series.

Why I will not be watching “Return to Hogwarts” anytime soon

Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor January 14, 2022

On Jan. 1, 2022, HBO released the film “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts”. Since it has been 20 years since the release of the first Harry Potter movie, cast members decided to get...

Macaulay Culkin features as Kevin, the supposed protagonist of Disneys 1990 Christmas film Home Alone. While he may be advertised as a lovable hero, he is anything but.

Kevin McAllister is the real villain of “Home Alone”

Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor November 26, 2021

At first, Disney’s 1990 movie “Home Alone” seems like a happy, lighthearted Christmas classic. It has everything a blockbuster childrens’ movie could want, from a great soundtrack to an action-packed...

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