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Prestigious or practical? The hot debate of college verdicts

Rachel Middleton May 15, 2024

Amid college acceptances and rejections being announced, the inevitable conversation of finances arises among family and friends. Whether it be tuition, the rewarding of scholarships, or the seemingly...

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What is happening in Xinjiang?: Uyghur genocide

Edwin Wu May 23, 2023

For years the Chinese government has been accused of suppressing a Muslim ethnic group known as the Turkic Uyghur in the autonomous Northwestern region of the Xinjiang. Within the Uyghur ethnic group,...

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Op-Ed: This Isn’t Normal

Abby Conrad March 30, 2023

It was the photo of the little girl crying on the school bus that got me.  When my mom asked over dinner, “Did you see that there was another school shooting today?” I replied the same way I have...

Can Drake redeem himself with “Her Loss” featuring 21 Savage?

Can Drake redeem himself with “Her Loss” featuring 21 Savage?

Jackson Palich November 14, 2022

“21, can you do something for me?” This past Friday, November 4th, Drake and 21 Savage dropped their collab album “Her Loss” In the past 2 years, Drake has dropped three albums, two this year....

Is Midnights worth the listen?

Is Midnights worth the listen?

Abby Conrad November 10, 2022

“The second listen was better”; a common sentiment among listeners of Midnights, Taylor Swift’s tenth and latest studio album. Swift’s discography has a famously broad range; while her roots...

Entergalactic by Kid Cudi review: Soundtrack or not?

Entergalactic by Kid Cudi review: Soundtrack or not?

Jackson Palich October 10, 2022

On Friday, October 30th, Kid Cudi dropped his 8th and potentially final solo album, Entergalactic. As one of the most influential musicians of the 2000’s, fans had high expectations because he was...

“I Am. All of Us.”: A Kendrick Lamar review

Judah Williams and Jackson Palich June 13, 2022

One thousand, eight hundred, fifty-five days. That’s how long it has been since the last Kendrik Lamar album. Finally, though, Lamar has returned to the music industry after a five-year hiatus. He dropped...

‘Harry’s House’ album cover

Same As it Was?: Student’s react to Harry Styles’s new album, Harry’s House

Abby Rothrock June 13, 2022

On May 20th, 2022, Harry Styles released his third solo album, following the releases of his debut album “Harry Styles” and second album “Fine Line.” While Harry already had a large fanbase from...

Spider-Man: No Way Home Review + Who is the Best Spider-Man?

Austin Roch, Jackson Palich, and Dawood Kashif January 27, 2022

Review Spider-Man: No Way Home, grossing over 1.75 billion dollars in less than a month, has become the 12th highest-grossing film ever and has had no problem securing its spot as one of the best Marvel...

Encanto Review

Aidan Clark January 13, 2022

*SPOILERS AHEAD* Encanto, released on November 24, 2021, is a Disney, animated film about the story of a girl named Mirabel Madrigal. She is born into a family where every child has a unique power that...

This Evening Has Been So Very Nice- A Winter Spectacular review

Joanne Yoon and Naomi Chao December 9, 2021

On December 2 and 3, Centennial High School's fine arts departments put on a breathtaking winter performance that truly lived up to the “Spectacular” title. The Winter Spectacular is an annual...

Women’s Safety Series Part 1: Gabby Petito

Kate Tourison November 22, 2021

[TW for mentions of domestic abuse, death] In July 2021, twenty-two year old Gabby Petito and her fiancé Brian Laundrie set off on a summer road trip in their white Ford van to visit national parks...

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