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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,...

The block schedule was implemented for the 2023-2024 school year. It was made to increase more learning time for students by allowing for 90 minute class periods.

Block schedule: tension or time management?

Leila Amirkhosravi and Elias Andreopoulos September 6, 2023

Everyone has a day to day schedule. For some, it can make or break the day’s productivity. Recently, a divisive new block schedule was introduced to the school, consisting of even and odd classes being...

The IMDb Domestic Box Office For Summer 2023 ranks “Barbie” as the number one movie of the summer, with “Sound of Freedom” as sixth, “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” as seventh, and “Haunted Mansion” as seventeenth.

Summer movie roundup: were they hot?

Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor September 6, 2023

Throughout a summer deemed the hottest on record, people needed a way to beat the heat. Many escaped to their local movie theaters to watch new releases. Many films topped the charts upon their release,...

 The original Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs came out in 1937, turning Disney into a film-industry dynasty that has been around for nearly a century. Rumors of a live-action remake starring Rachel Zegler emerged in 2021, but in recent months news of the project has been heating up.

‘Snow White’ lets Disney magic snow-die

Madalyn Propst, Multi-Media Editor August 29, 2023

It is no secret that the string of live-action remakes of classic Disney films have been controversial; controversy which was largely unjust. Halle Berry was stunning in The Little Mermaid, the live-action...

American Psycho and The Catcher in the Rye are both works of fiction that, despite popularity, have been derided for the negative qualities of their protagonists.

In defense of morally ambiguous media

Annaliese Long, Section Editor April 28, 2023

There is no critique of a piece of literature, film or television that manages to irk me to my core quite as successfully as that along the lines of, “I would like it, but I didn’t like the character’s...

Caitlin Clark shoots contested three-pointer over South Carolinas Zia Cooke. Her unique skill has led her to gain a fanbase.

Caitlin Clark: a trailblazer for women’s basketball

Trinidy Kev, Staff Reporter April 7, 2023

Women’s March Madness was insane this year, with Louisiana State University (LSU) and University of Iowa making it to the championship game. Previously, Iowa had defeated South Carolina in a four point...

A holiday celebrating love and romance, Valentine’s Day has become associated with imagery of hearts, the colors red and pink, angels, and flowers.

Cupid vs. consumerism: the reality of Valentine’s Day

Annaliese Long, Section Editor February 14, 2023

For as long as humans have inhabited the earth, one fact has remained undeniably true: everybody loves love. It has served as the inspiration behind the majority of our civilization’s most beloved novels,...

College applications arent as easy as everyone else says they are. The amount of stress that they induce is unimaginable.

College applications: the bane of my existence

Marcela Maya Escalona, Section Editor January 31, 2023

If the idea of senior year is not already stressful enough, imagine having to start college applications right when you get back to school, while having no clue how to do them, and no idea of what’s...

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