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At the center of most Hallmark movies lies a heartwarming love story.

“Countdown to Christmas”: an escape to an ideal world

Makayla Martindale, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2022

The turning of the seasons, from fall to winter, is one of the most meaningful times of the year. Dark Halloween decorations get swapped for bright Christmas lights and shining Menorahs, the smell of pine...

Beginning on Sept. 2, Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights reopened. The Weenkd: After Hours house was a recent addition to the event, and a wildly popular one at that. Its very cool, sophomore Johannes Calderon said. Something new and different for Halloween Horror Nights.

More scares “After Hours”

Julia Hubbell, Editor-In-Chief October 17, 2022

On Sept. 2, Universal Studios officially reopened one of their most popular seasonal events: Halloween Horror Nights. Many students attended, trying their best to experience all ten houses, five scare...

Conan Gray recently played at the House of Blues in Disney Springs, Florida.

Conan comes to House of Blues

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter October 13, 2022

On Sept. 20, singer-songwriter Conan Gray performed at the House of Blues located in Disney Springs, Florida. Due to the school’s proximity to the location of the concert, many students were in the show’s...

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 14, 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...

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 senior 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.  

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