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“Moana” Movie Review

“Moana” Movie Review

Viann Varghese, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The newest Disney movie, “Moana” (Mo-Wan-A) is an innovative twist on the classic Disney tales of falling in love. Moana is the definition of anti-princess theme, with a beautiful message of finding who you really are, and finding relationships with people you never thought you could. It calls for...

Rogue One, A New Era of Star Wars

Rogue One, A New Era of Star Wars

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

January 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

   Like many others around the world, I arrived to the theater on December 15th wearing my Yoda socks, Star Wars tank top, and Darth Vader sweater, with high hopes about the new Star Wars movie, “Rogue One”. This movie breaches the gap between “Episode III, The Revenge of the Sith” and “E...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Olivia Oksenhorn, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As a diehard Harry Potter fan, the announcement of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” was a dream come true. The idea of a depiction of the wizarding world in America filled me with a kind of Harry Potter fueled excitement I hadn’t felt since middle school, and after an exhilarating two h...

A New Side of Sedaris

Olivia Oksenhorn, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Author and radio personnel David Sedaris is best known for his witty and sarcastic writing. His essays detailing his childhood OCD, dysfunctional family, and his Christmas season working as an elf in Macy’s Santa Land are famous for leaving audiences gasping for breath. However, when I heard Sedaris...

Winter Wonderland December Events

Winter Wonderland December Events

Jordana Rothberg, News Editor

December 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

December: The snow dumps and clumps and falls. Children run and pack Frosty the Snowman in their backyard. Adults gather around the stocking covered fireplace and spend time warmed by hot cocoa with friends and family. Aspen’s mall glitters in white overhead lights, the trees draped in yellow. It’s the...

Christmas Culture

Christmas Culture

Madison Thomsen, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Christmas is widely celebrated throughout the United States, but most people do not think about how other countries celebrate this popular holiday. Around the world, this popular holiday is celebrated very differently. During December, Argentina is very warm, so some families put cotton balls on...

Pine or Plastic?

Pine or Plastic?

Jordana Rothberg, News Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

Upon entry, the entire room smells as if a pine forest were planted into its wooden floors. Pine needles lay scattered around the trunk. The tree stands tall and proud, fully decorated in crystal snowflakes, white tulle and red and green glittering ornaments. Almost every house on the block has a tree; ...

Holiday Recipes for Foodies

Holiday Recipes for Foodies

Jordana Rothberg, News Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The holiday season is upon us with an abundance of pumpkin spiced treats, chocolate delicacies and home-cooked meals. Restaurants are packed with eager taste buds waiting to try the updated holiday season menus. Even the air seems to have a tang of peppermint. With so many new tasty items to try, why not...

Remembering Leonard Cohen: the Greatest Hits

Remembering Leonard Cohen: the Greatest Hits

Sam Kahn, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

 Leonard Cohen, one of music's most epic lyricist and foremost influencers, died on Monday, Nov. 7 at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 82. In an age when music is dominated by pop-princesses and fame driven rappers, Cohen’s music is refreshingly complicated, meaningful, and full of poetry. And...

The “No ShamPoo” Method

The “No ShamPoo” Method

Viann Varghese, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The “No ShampPoo”, also known as the “No Poo” method may sound strange at first, but might actually be a good thing, for your hair at least. The No Poo method includes both men and women, however, it is mainly women who decide to not wash their hair with shampoo. This beauty trend has people al...

Goodbye Vine?

Goodbye Vine?

Erika Lopez, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Vine, the master of six second video loops, is now coming to an end. Say goodbye to your favorite Vines or becoming a Vine star yourself. The Vine mobile app is being discontinued sometime in the next few months, and a lot of us are a little reluctant to let go. Twitter acquired Vine in 2012 and launched i...

Thanksgiving: From Past to Present

Thanksgiving: From Past to Present

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

The pilgrims arrived in Plymouth in the fall of 1620. Throughout their first brutal winter they lost almost half of the passengers and crew to the harsh conditions. Thanksgiving, a long-standing American holiday when American families gather to give thanks for their many blessings, hasn’t always been...