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“Before I Fall” Raises Important Questions on Teen Suicide Portrayal

Danielle Taschioglou, A & E Reporter March 1, 2021

Author Lauren Oliver published her New York Times bestselling novel “Before I Fall” on February 14, 2010. Its movie adaptation was filmed in Squamish, British Columbia. It was released on March 3,...

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Chromebooks: Great Deal or Too Cheap?

Cash Lesley, A & E Reporter February 10, 2021

Highschoolers in the Beaverton School District seem to have an almost universally positive opinion on the latest chromebooks. Given this a new question forms, why only "nearly"? The Beaverton School...

Comparing The Hate U Give and Dear Martin

Comparing The Hate U Give and Dear Martin

Rebecca Smits, Guest A & E Reporter January 13, 2021

THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR BOTH BOOKS The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and Dear Martin by Nic Stone are, in theory, two similar books about police brutality and racial justice. When I heard we...

Two tweets from Vanessa Morgan (actress) about the BLM movement

Riverdale Controversies

Danielle Taschioglou and Liberty Domingo January 8, 2021

“Riverdale” is a high-budget teen soap opera drama on Netflix based on the vintage “Archie Comics” series. It has had a large fan base since the day it was released in 2017, due to the well-known...

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3 movies that bring normalcy to this Christmas

Bella Williams and Rebecca Maritano December 18, 2020

This year has been anything but normal, but cuddling up with a timeless classic Christmas movie for the season seems like a good way to remember the normalities of life.   Home Alone (1990), is the...

Promotional Poster for Netflix Original, Cobra Kai (Courtesy of Netflix)

Cobra Kai: A Netflix Series Exploring Competition, Love, and Coming-of-Age

Danielle Taschioglou and Liberty Domingo December 14, 2020

Cast: Ralph Macchio……………………………Daniel LaRusso William Zabka……………………………………Johnny Lawrence Xolo Mariduena..………………………………Miguel...

The End of Adobe Flash

Cash Lesley, A & E Reporter December 11, 2020

It has been 24 years since Macromedia first released Macromedia Flash 1.0 in 1996. Now, after almost a quarter of a century, it is finally nearing its end. In July of 2017 Adobe announced that Flash...

The Mandalorian Review - “This is the Way”

The Mandalorian Review – “This is the Way”

Jude Wilson, Arts & Entertainment Reporter December 11, 2020

With Season 2 of The Mandalorian currently streamable on Disney+, Now would be the perfect time to recommend it for you to watch, even if you aren’t a Star Wars fan. The Mandalorian is a story about...

Kim’s Convenience: a comedy that spreads awareness to social injustices.

Bella Williams, Arts & Entertainment Reporter December 10, 2020

Kim’s Convenience is a family-oriented show that spreads awareness on racism, transphobia, and other social injustices while giving the watchers a good laugh. Kim’s Convenience follows the Kim family...

“Songbird”: A Chillingly Realistic Dystopian Romance

Cast: Sofia Carson……………………………Sara KJ Apa……………………………………Nico Jenna Ortega..………………………………Izzy Demi Moore…………..……………………...Piper...

1917: The Beautiful Cinematography of the “One-Shot” Film (Spoilers)

Kate Whitcomb, Op-ed Reporter December 4, 2020

Written and directed by Sam Mendes, 1917 is a film that left me in awe. When it was released back in 2019, I wasn't jumping out of my seat to see it. Whether their plots are fictional or not, I’ve never...

The Bit by Bit mascot, Bit by Bot, created by Olivia Wadley, their graphic design artist.

Bit by Bit: An Impactful Coding Organization That Offers Community, Knowledge, and Skills

Bit by Bit is a non-profit organization started in 2018 by then high school students Selena Zhang and Sydney Von Arx. Their mission is to “diversify the community of ponderers and creators by equipping...

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