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Our Spooky Pizookie, although very tasty, was tragically not very spooky.

Spooky Pizookie? More like Kooky Pizookie

Nyla Black, Staff Reporter November 15, 2023

The fall season has much to offer, from the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte to pumpkin donuts, autumnal-themed candles and much, much more. Starting the first day of October (and often even earlier), many...

Prior to its cancellation, Scream Queens received mixed reviews. Fans appreciated the campy take on horror, while critics saw it as too messy and ridiculous. To this day, the show has retained a cult following.

Why ‘Scream Queens’ deserved better

Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2023

‘Scream Queens’ aired on Fox Network from Sep. 2015 to Dec. 2016. Following a sorority tormented by a serial killer, the show masterfully blended comedy, horror and satire and was, in my opinion, one...

As my favorite branch of the Marvel franchise, I was extremely excited for the release of Loki season two. This season brought back favorite characters of mine and continued to keep me enthralled with every episode.

Loki season two creates glorious chaos in the multiverse

Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor November 14, 2023

On Oct. 5, fans all across the multiverse waited anxiously for the second season of “Loki” to release. After watching season one over ten times, saying I was ecstatic was an understatement; my expectations...

The tradition of dressing up in costumes for Halloween originated from Celtic beliefs that the souls of the dead roamed the earth on the night of Oct. 31.

How old is too old to trick or treat?

Nairie De Gregory, Section Editor November 7, 2023

“Trick or Treat!” is a phrase that is yelled many times on Oct. 31, when kids take to the streets of their neighborhoods dawned in costumes and on the hunt for candy. Halloween is a day lots of people...

1989 (Taylorss Version) was released on October 27th, 2023. Within its opening week, it sold over 1 million copies.

Her name is Taylor Swift and she just re-released 1989!

Kingston Lareau, Staff Reporter November 7, 2023

In 2005, 15 year old Taylor Swift signed a 13-year contract with Big Machine Records. In this time she recorded six albums, earning her stardom and global renown. When Big Machine was bought by Scooter...

Chappell Roan performed her closing number Pink Pony Club at the Beacham on Oct. 25.

Social media murdered concert etiquette

Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor November 3, 2023

Concert etiquette is nonexistent in a majority of teenage fan bases and there is a flaming culprit: social media. Since 2020, the live music industry has been on a downward spiral,  with shutdowns, venue...

The concert was held at West Palm Beachs iThink Financial Amphitheatre. The sold out show offered both lawn seating and seating within the amphitheater.

The sad girl hits the stage

Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2023

Lana Del Rey has been one of my favorite musical artists for a long time. For many years of my life, her music has provided a soundtrack to countless emotions and experiences I have gone through. Amidst...

Chaos Horrific calls back to album art from the early 90s using the same artist that created the album cover for Butchered at Birth.

Death metal lives on: Cannibal Corpse releases a new album

Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor September 26, 2023

Cannibal Corpse has been releasing banger after banger since 1988, and is continuing to do so thirty-five years later. The newest album “Chaos Horrific” dropped Sep. 22, and has the closest sound to...

A pumpkin spice latte is a seasonal drink made up of nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger, and is often considered a landmark feature of the fall season.

Pumpkin-spiced consumerism

Elias Andreopoulos, Staff Reporter September 26, 2023

Pumpkin spice lattes (PSLs) have been the lifeblood of many people around the world and a sure sign of the fall season. Many companies have followed in the footsteps of the famous Starbucks pumpkin drink...

Movies and books stimulate imagination in the human brain, however what happens when you watch the movie before reading the book? Viewers should read the book first so they can better enjoy the movie.

Literary adaptations in modern media: read the book before the movie

Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor September 26, 2023

Books such as “Dracula”, “American Prometheus”, “Hunger Games” and “Shadow and Bone” share very few similarities. However, with the overwhelming emergence of literary adaptations, these...

My Big Fat Greek Wedding premiered on Sept. 8, earning $23.9 million worldwide in its second weekend

My big fat Greek review

Nairie De Gregory, Sports and News Editor September 26, 2023

On Sept. 8, a 2000s favorite franchise released their third and final movie. “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” premiered earning $23.9 million worldwide in its second weekend. The movie follows the Portokalos...

Rodrigos sophomore album Guts was released Sep. 8, 2023. The release was a massive success and the record topped charts in twelve countries.

Do you have the “Guts” to listen to Olivia Rodrigo’s new album?

Leila Amirkhosravi September 24, 2023

It is no secret that Olivia Rodrigo has become one of the most significant pop stars in the current music scene, as well as a core artist for many teenagers. Dealing with heartbreak, regret and insecurities,...

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