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Preparing for the Oscars

Aidan Erdahl, Arts and Culture Editor April 9, 2021

Billie Eilish performs songs from her album, “Don’t Smile At Me” on a stop of her “1 by 1” tour in Portland, Ore. on Oct. 23, 2018.

The queen of ‘anti-pop’ accepts her crown

Billie Eilish’s fast ascension to fame in ‘Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry’
Karina Rower, Web Editor April 1, 2021

At 19 years old, Billie Eilish has won six Grammys, performed three tours, directed three music videos, released an EP and an album along with multiple hit singles. Eilish has done more than the average...

Movie Theaters vs Streaming Platforms

Aidan Erdahl, Arts and Culture Editor March 30, 2021

Steve Davala, science teacher, has written five books since he began teaching in 2001.

Diving into a new adventure

A chemistry teacher's continued pursuit of a lifelong passion.
Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editor March 24, 2021

Two years ago, Steve Davala published the final novel in his “Soulkind” series, a project he began in 2001. Known by many as a chemistry teacher, Davala pursued his dreams of becoming an author. He...

On the cover of her second album, Bridgers stands in the middle of the California desert in her trademark skeleton costume.

Hidden in plain sight

A review of Phoebe Bridgers' "Punisher"
Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editor March 13, 2021

Phoebe Bridgers entered the music scene with resounding force when she released “Stranger in the Alps” in 2017. Making a name for herself, Bridgers went on to collaborate with the likes of Connor Oberst,...

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
 by Maya Angelou and Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds. Photo by Helena Erdahl

Seven must-reads this February to honor Black History Month

Must- reads for Febuary, and all year around to read black stories, experiences, and (further) educate yourself.
Helena Erdahl, Coverage Editor February 26, 2021

During Black History Month, it is an especially important time to learn more about black history, stories, and accomplishments that are often overlooked. These books are great recommendations to learn...

Twilight tells a story of a girl trapped between two worlds, the real one and the one of the boy she loves.

‘Twilight’

A critical look at the young adult classic
Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editor February 24, 2021

Published in 2005, Stephenie Meyer’s debut novel, “Twilight”, instantly secured the attention of fans of forbidden love stories, providing the classic trope with a twist. With the recent release...

Spooky book recommendations to get you into the Halloween spirit

Spooky book recommendations to get you into the Halloween spirit

Lillian Gottschling and Helena Erdahl October 29, 2020

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley In a series of letters to his sister, Robert Walton, the captain of a ship going to the North Pole, he recounts his journey when traveling. He meets Victor Frankenstein,...

A student takes a picture for their social media page, posting it for their followers to see.

Connection at a Cost: How the technology industry is working against users

"The Social Dilemma" explains how mental illness, addiction, and manipulation are the three key components of Silicon Valley.
Karina Rower, Web Editor October 27, 2020

TW: suicide Social media has become the cornerstone of life for most teens. Amidst the pandemic, students have taken to social media for multiple reasons: self-expression, communication with peers,...

Summer movies available for you

Aidan Erdahl, Arts and Culture Editor September 29, 2020

Scoob! is a boring but bearable re-imagining of the classic cartoon characters.

Nothing’s new Scooby-Doo

The latest outing for Mystery Inc. is more of the same
Ethan Gill, Co-Opinions Editor May 27, 2020

It’s hard to successfully change the formula of “Scooby-Doo”. The tried and true serialized adventures of four young adults and their talking dog finding the logical reasons behind a “supernatural”...

In the “Pandemic” docuseries, it mainly focuses on the doctors and scientists in very close proximity to the virus. The series is now streaming on Netflix.

“Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak” shows the ins and outs of a virus

The timing of one of Netflix’s newest docuseries is shockingly coincidental with COVID-19
Karina Rower, Co-Arts and Culture Editor May 22, 2020

When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many unknowns. We didn’t know how our society and daily routines would be disrupted. We don’t know when our lives will return to normal. We don’t...

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