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Actors Tony Leung and Simu Liu portray the iconic father-son duo in the box office hit “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Themes of Asian representation and family dynamics render the film memorable for viewers.

‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ represents true heart of Asian culture

Mika Kobayashi, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

The trailers were enough to make my heart race with anticipation. With a star-studded cast and a hip soundtrack, the newest Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten...

With 1.9 billion views under its TikTok hashtag, “A Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas is one of the most popular books circulating the For You page. The first novel of a five book series, “A Court of Thorns and Roses” narrates the story of 19-year-old Feyre when she is kidnapped and taken to the faerie realm Prythian.

#BookTok Review: ‘All the Bright Places’ sheds light on teenage mental struggles

Clara Martinez, News Editor: Print October 1, 2021

One book often appears in TikTok videos captioning themes of sorrow – “books that will break your heart” or “standalones that made me sob until dawn” chief among them. The infamous novel “All...

British Literature students congregate outside the Kiln Theatre after viewing a performance of the play “NW Trilogy” Sept. 29. The play consisted of three acts with a total duration of two hours.

British Literature students attend ‘NW Trilogy’ performance

Grace Hamilton, Lead Culture Editor September 29, 2021

Grade 11 and 12 students enrolled in the British Literature class attended a performance of “NW Trilogy” at Kiln Theatre Sept. 29. Accompanied by faculty chaperones, students walked to Kiln Theatre...

The effects of climate change – natural disasters, heat waves, pollution – remain perceptible in every facet of our lives. Here are five sustainable practices imperative to curtailing the worsening climate crisis.

Top 5 sustainable practices to mitigate climate crisis

Grace Hamilton, Lead Culture Editor September 24, 2021

Climate change – the effects of which are felt in every corner of the globe – undoubtedly permeates every facet of our lives. One word seems to shroud every conversation pertaining to the environment:...

Artists such as Bilk, The Snuts and Louis Tomlinson performed at the Away From Home Festival Aug. 30 to a crowd of 8,000. The festival showcased the heart of London music and featured up-and-coming artists taking the chance to prove themselves.

Away From Home festival artists kickstart London music scene

Anna Reznick, Staff Writer September 22, 2021

After nearly two years without live, in-person music as a consequence of COVID-19, the Away From Home Festival provided the perfect opportunity to experience new music produced during the pandemic. Held...

With 1.9 billion views under its TikTok hashtag, “A Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas is one of the most popular books circulating the For You page. The first novel of a five book series, “A Court of Thorns and Roses” narrates the story of 19-year-old Feyre when she is kidnapped and taken to the faerie realm Prythian.

‘Circe’ defies typical #BookTok expectations

Clara Martinez, News Editor: Print September 17, 2021

Welcome back to the second installment of #BookTok Bookshelf. After shamelessly name-dropping “The Song of Achilles” in my previous review, I was determined to find out if Madeline Miller is just another...

Kanye West released an album, “Donda,” Aug. 29, while Drake released “Certified Lover Boy” Sept. 3. As the two albums garner streams worldwide, hip-hop fans across the globe share differing opinions on which album is a better listen.

‘Certified Lover Boy’ edges ‘Donda’

Tristan Weiss, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

Hip-hop fans across the globe spent the summer months anticipating the release of major albums from two of the most renowned artists in the music industry: Kanye West and Drake. As Drake dropped his much-anticipated...

With 1.9 billion views under its TikTok hashtag, “A Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas is one of the most popular books circulating the For You page. The first novel of a five book series, “A Court of Thorns and Roses” narrates the story of 19-year-old Feyre when she is kidnapped and taken to the faerie realm Prythian.

#BookTok Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Clara Martinez, News Editor: Print September 10, 2021

Hello, readers! This book review kicks off my “#BookTok Bookshelf” column, where I, a seasoned reader of Emily Brontë and F. Scott Fitzgerald, dive into the frightening depths of reading recommendations...

Documentaries are quintessential to a well-rounded film experience, tackling numerous themes – deconstructing the science behind natural disasters, downfalls of the education system, scientific phenomenons. Here are five must-watch documentaries that may deepen one’s perception of the world or simply stimulate diversity of thought.

Top 5 documentaries

Grace Hamilton, Lead Culture Editor September 10, 2021

As temperatures cool and leaves begin to turn orange, I can’t help but look forward to enjoying a good documentary. Streaming platforms such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video offer a plethora of...

All This Time by Mikki Daughtry and Rachael Lippincott demonstrates growth and healing through the relationship of the two protagonists. The seemingly simple love story is full of twists and turns as the characters face many surprising trepidations.

‘All This Time’ mirrors a distorted reality

Ella Podurgiel, Lead Features Editor June 18, 2021

Through a classic high school love story, “All This Time” by Mikki Daughtry and Rachael Lippincott explores themes of loss, trauma and transformation.  Football player Kyle and academically driven...

With summer weather comes a number of seasonal foods, from popsicles to corn on the cob to grilled vegetables. Here are five recipes perfect for summer.

Top 5 summer recipes

Grace Hamilton, Lead Culture Editor June 16, 2021

When summer finally rolls around, I can’t help but pull out my recipe book. Warming temperatures and sunshine draw out a plethora of seasonal flavors and foods, from popsicles to corn on the cob to grilled...

Ruby Read (’23) and Ellie Taylor (’23) act in a scene filmed at 47 Grove End Road May 8. Read and Taylor are both enrolled in the Advanced Acting: TV and Film class and collaborated with two other film classes to produce three-minute films for the annual High School Film Festival.

Annual Film Festival to premiere online, showcasing student productions

Clara Martinez, News Editor: Print June 15, 2021

Annually, students enrolled in the Film Production, Advanced Acting: TV and Film, and Literature and Film classes unite to assemble a series of short videos for the Film Festival. After spending a semester...

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