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Movie review: IT Chapter Two

Movie review: IT Chapter Two

Simi Singh, staff writer

September 11, 2019

The night “IT Chapter Two” came out, I immediately went out to watch it. I am a huge fan of Stephen King’s novels, and I read the book a few years ago.  I was anticipating this movie since the first movie, "IT", which still remains one of my favorite horror movies of all time. Stephen King’...

Music review: 7 (extended play)

Music review: 7 (extended play)

Piper Bacon, staff writer

September 11, 2019

   Lil Nas X is most iconic for his hit “Old Town Road,” which he wrote when he felt “out of options.”    A combination of country and hip-hop, “Old Town Road” started the trend for Lil Nas X where he didn’t care to stick to one genre of music. Liberal with his creativity, Lil ...

Food Review: Costco Acai Frozen Yogurt

Food Review: Costco Acai Frozen Yogurt

Bella Khor, online editor

May 10, 2019

Costco.   Where else could I get a pack of 55 pieces of Godiva ganache chocolate for less than nine dollars? The answer: Nowhere.   This gloriously massive retail chain store is the place to buy delicious food in bulk, and its food court is something to be admired.   Their pizzas ...

Decluttering 101

Decluttering 101

Kate Fernandez, staff writer

May 3, 2019

  At Granite Bay High School, there certainly is a community of more affluent students.   Whether it’s outwardly clear from a brand new Hydroflask or real diamond jewelry, it’s clear that many students are comfortable economically. You can often even see it in students’ clothes.  ...

Hypebeasts

Hypebeasts

Dylan Rowe, green screen/entertainment editor

April 30, 2019

  A ‘hypebeast’ is a person who could be described in many ways, someone who keeps up with trends, or as someone who enjoys making social statements with their clothes.   People that fall into this category are often seen wearing or selling  expensive designer clothing in their daily l...

Mixtape: Casual Rainy Day

Mixtape: Casual Rainy Day

Sidney Zabell, co-editor-in-chief

April 19, 2019

After Hours - The Velvet Underground Though released 50 years ago, “After Hours” is as peaceful and unique as ever. It’s best paired with a rainy night as you fall asleep. Airborne Aquarium- Current$y Two minutes and 51 seconds of bliss. Curren$y showcases his impressive flow in this piece, w...

Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Raha Elahi, staff writer

April 16, 2019

  Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Is it? Could it be? Yup you guessed it, Bohemian Rhapsody!   I am a huge fan of Queen, so I knew that I had to go see this movie.   It centers around the life of Freddie Mercury as he shot to stardom.   Mercury is a man who struggles with...

Movie Review: Aquaman

Movie Review: Aquaman

Kate Fernandez, staff writer

April 11, 2019

With the striking visuals that the movie Aquaman brings to the screen, this DC blockbuster was bound to be popular.   At the start of the film, viewers are introduced to Arthur — a.k.a. Aquaman — who is played by Jason Momoa.  Arthur is half human, half Atlantean, born to a human father and an Atlantean mo...

Movie Review: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse

Movie Review: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse

Gwen Mynar, staff writer

April 9, 2019

  Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse is not only a good film but a good Spider-Man film.   Spider-Verse manages to rise above because it does what a lot of Spider-Man films prior haven’t done, the movie fundamentally understands the character of Spider-Man.   All previous Spider-Man films hav...

Movie Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Movie Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Eliott Hyman, co-editor-in-chief

April 5, 2019

  Mission: Impossible-Fallout is my favorite pure action flick that I’ve seen in quite some time.   While not being vastly groundbreaking or exploring untouched areas in the genre, Fallout takes the traditional action archetypes and delivers on them at the highest level.   With no short...

Movie Review: What Men Want

Movie Review: What Men Want

Michela Smith, staff writer

March 29, 2019

   In the comical yet inspirational film, What Men Want, the importance of hard work remedied with the value of family and morals is demonstrated.    Facing hardships at work, Ali - played by Taraji P Henson - conveys the difficulties of being an African-American woman in a male-dominated wo...

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