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The new Hunger Games movie, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, was released to theaters on Nov. 17.

The newest ‘Hunger Games’ movie is catching fire

Amelia Galliford and Nyla Black January 14, 2024

One of the most popular young-adult book series, “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, recently received a film adaptation of the fourth book, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”. Released in...

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 first episode of the Mandalorian season 3 was released on Mar. 1 and the last episode of the season was released on Apr. 19.

Moving through the galaxy with “The Mandalorian”

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter May 11, 2023

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away a bounty hunter continued his adventures with a small child connected with the force. Created by Jon Favreau, ‘The Mandalorian’ season 3 was released on Mar....

Lana Del Reys  Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd made it to the top ten on Billboard 200 soon after being released.

“Did you know” that Lana Del Rey’s new album is great?

Abby Roberson, Staff Reporter April 7, 2023

Lana Del Rey, a pivotal member of today’s music industry, has easily become one of the most influential singer-songwriters of this time. Through her lyrics and pristine voice, Del Rey has spoken to millions...

The Chosen episode eight showcased the witnessing of multiple miracles such as the multiplying of the five loaves of bread and two fish and Jesus walking on water. The well awaited finale left fans emotionally speechless and on the edge of their seats the whole time. The Chosen is a series that anyone can connect to and has made an impact all over the world.

Season three finale of “The Chosen” creates waves in the box office

Sammie Jo Clark, Staff Reporter February 28, 2023

On Feb. 2, the season three finale of The Chosen aired as a special Fathom Event in movie theaters worldwide. The season finale consisted of episodes seven and eight, intending to be shown in theaters...

Abbreviated to mean “biography picture”, a biopic film is one that dedicates itself to telling the life story of a particular person or group of people, often those from a previous time who have maintained a status of cultural relevance and fascination even in this day and age. Alongside Whitney Houston, some other celebrities who have had biopics made about them are Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury, Johnny Cash, and Marilyn Monroe.

‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ falls flat

Annaliese Long, Section Editor January 26, 2023

With its release to theaters on Fri., Dec. 23, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” has become the latest addition to an increasingly long list of celebrity biopics to hit the big screen in recent years....

Released on Dec. 16, Avatar: The Way of Water was a complete and utter disappointment. From the revolving plot to the unnecessary characters, this film left much to be desired.

“Avatar: The Way of Water”: droning on and drowning the franchise

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter January 19, 2023

The release of the first “Avatar” movie was a large success. It has turned into a widely celebrated franchise and now has its own land located in Animal Kingdom. There is no doubt that there was excitement...

Released on Wednesday Nov. 23 this show gives many chills and thrills.

Wednesday: The world through Wednesday Addams

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter December 10, 2022

This Thanksgiving season was an exciting one. Not just because of the delicious apple pie and sweet potato casserole, but because there was a new television series coming out that I had waited for with...

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 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...

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