Opinion

Comments Off on Block Scheduling is Questioned for the 2018-19 Year

Block Scheduling is Questioned for the 2018-19 Year

By: Jillian Jamaleddin Recently, there has been discussion on whether or not block scheduling should be included in the 2018-19 school year. While block scheduling has been a topic of discussion since it was implemented, the more recent debates were sparked by the survey sent out to students to determine the advantages and disadvantages of Read More

Comments Off on Avengers: Infinity War is a Record and Heartbreaking Film

Avengers: Infinity War is a Record and Heartbreaking Film

This past weekend Avengers: Infinity War premiered in theaters and I am still reeling from every part of it. From beginning to end it was seemingly non-stop action, but it filled itself with the Marvel humor and light atmosphere that captured the audience’s heart.   “Oh my goodness, I didn’t cry because I have to be a Read More

Comments Off on 90th Annual Academy Awards Results

90th Annual Academy Awards Results

By Rhayla Huff   The Oscars occured this weekend and I have mixed feelings for the entire night. Jimmy Kimmel redeemed himself this year, but should probably not host any more Oscars to come. The skit with his “nine-year-old-self” was cringy, and entering a screening of A Wrinkle In Time to pass out snacks was a Read More

Comments Off on Student Protesters Take a Stand

Student Protesters Take a Stand

By Maria Smith   People all around the country are shaking in the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida on February 14, Valentine’s Day. A day that is traditionally used to celebrate your loved ones, not a day to have to fear if they are dead. The survivors of this day want action to Read More

Comments Off on The Grammys: a Night Full of Big Stars and Disappointment

The Grammys: a Night Full of Big Stars and Disappointment

By Maria Smith   The Grammys are well known as one of music’s biggest night, but viewers and nominees alike were disappointed on Sunday when after sitting through the three and a half hour show. The broadcast consisted mostly of performances by people like, Kendrick Lamar, who kicked of the show, Miley Cyrus and Elton John, Read More

Comments Off on Jumanji: The Very Funny Follow-Up

Jumanji: The Very Funny Follow-Up

By Rhayla Huff   Jumanji was possibly the best comically stupid movie to come to theaters in years. Jack Black’s portrayal of a teenage girl trapped inside of a middle-aged man’s body was absolutely hilarious, and he practically stole the show. Nick Jonas’s portrayal of Alex was endearing and loveable, and he enraptured the audience through Read More

Comments Off on The Film that Keeps the Audience Guessing

The Film that Keeps the Audience Guessing

By Jillian Jamaleddin   On November 10, Murder on the Orient Express was released. This murder mystery keeps the audience guessing throughout the film while giving clues as to who may be the criminal. The film opens with Detective Hercule Poirot solving a case and then escalates as the story moves along. Poirot ends up travelling Read More

Comments Off on Dog Deaths as a Result of Animal Testing Raise VA Regulation

Dog Deaths as a Result of Animal Testing Raise VA Regulation

By Marin Carey   Government funded invasive experiments and trials by The Department of Veterans Affairs have resulted in the injuring and death of numerous dogs which has caused an uproar in the animal rights community. Activists are pushing to defund these programs as well as rid harmful animal testing from their protocol.   These tests have Read More

Comments Off on It: Remastered

It: Remastered

By Rhayla Huff  As someone absolutely terrified of clowns, IT was quite a traumatizing experience. Bill Skarsgård succeeded in portraying Pennywise, giving him an eery resemblance to Heath Ledger’s Joker. When Skarsgård wasn’t onscreen, the child actors gave the movie an almost coming-of-age feel.   Richie (Finn Wolfhard) swore in practically every sentence and carried the Read More

Comments Off on Current Natural Disasters Show Pattern of Climate Change

Current Natural Disasters Show Pattern of Climate Change

By Marin Carey   As tropical storms and wildfires wreak devastation across the U.S. many are trying to find justification for the chaos. Hurricane Harvey ripped through Texas causing catastrophic damage. Hurricane Irma followed behind and caused devastation in Florida and Cuba. In the midst of these storms tropical storms have caused trouble in other parts Read More

Older Posts