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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...

The Iris K. Shim and Sandra Oh film, Umma highlighted generational trauma, as well as the relationships between mother and daughter.

Not becoming your “Umma”

Julia Moon, Editor in Chief April 1, 2022

Released on Mar.18, “Umma'' touched on elements of psychological and supernatural horror, using visual effects to make it difficult for viewers to know if the characters’ experiences were real or just...

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...

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...

“30” debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart, with 839,000 copies sold in its first week. 692,000 of those copies were derived from non-streaming purchases. This makes “30” the most commercially successful album of 2021 so far.

Adele’s somber return

Annaliese Long, Staff Reporter December 9, 2021

Since the release of her third studio album, “25”, there was much mystery about when the arrival of Adele’s next project would be. A hefty six years later, the world was finally able to listen to...

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...

Brooke Pressimone poses in Times Square during her trip New York City in November of 2019. Pressimone was set to perform as a dancer in the annaul Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Brooke Pressimone: The second chance of a lifetime

Anina-Jeannette Williams, Staff Reporter November 23, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 25, Spirit of America will be presenting its annual Macy’s Day Parade, marking its 95th year. In many families, it is a tradition to watch on Thanksgiving morning and creates much anticipation...

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...

Harry Styles: JAM Sesh

Harry Styles: JAM Sesh

Listen as Julia, Avery and Makayla chat with special guest Annaliese Long after seeing Harry Styles: Love on Tour. From fashion to favorite songs, these girls have a lot to discuss. Follow along to see...

Ranch

Riveting ranch recipe

Julia Hubbell, Entertainment/Opinions Editor October 15, 2021

  It is well known that store-bought foods pale in comparison to homemade meals; a philosophy I believe also applies to condiments. One of the most important condiments, in my unprofessional...

Review on Free Guy

Review on “Free Guy”

Faith Shimick and Julia Moon September 14, 2021

Ryan Reynolds features as the titular Guy, a banker who repeats his days over and over, as is his duty as a non-playable character, or NPC. Over the first 30 minutes, he discovers that the special ‘Sunglasses...

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