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GamePigeon takes over teens

GamePigeon takes over teens

Linya Guo, A&E Chief

October 21, 2019

 From pool to anagrams, Game Pigeon has it all. Over the past few years, this iMessage gaming application has exploded in popularity among iPhone users, especially teenagers.     GamePigeon is an iMessage extension that has over twenty arcade-style games. All of the games are two-players, with...

Hotel Del Luna brings tears and joy

Hotel Del Luna brings tears and joy

Bhaavya Jha, Broadcast Editor

October 18, 2019

Hotel Del Luna is a “tale of old curses, lost souls, and unexpected surprises,” as described by Rakuten Viki, the site that has the show available.   The Korean drama features the popular South Korean singer Lee Ji-Eun, better known by her stage name, IU, and Yeo Jin-Goo, the famous South Korean actor. It revo...

Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

Ria Parikh, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

It’s that long awaited time of year again. Candy goes on sale in local grocery stores and little kids start obsessing over their unique and creative Halloween costume ideas. With this change in season comes a lot of new activities people decide to do with their friends and family to celebrate the tim...

“Come From Away” review: kindness in the wake of 9/11

“Come From Away” review: kindness in the wake of 9/11

Allison McElroy, Trends Chief

October 15, 2019

“On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.” This description from the show’s website sums up the Broadway musical “Come From Away,” which I had the chance to see during the National Tour’s run in Cincinnati.    “Come From Away” tells the story of what happened on S...

 Raising Dion: a review

 Raising Dion: a review

Jack Wolfe, PR manager

October 15, 2019

   “Raising Dion,” is another series in a long line of superhero movies/ series. While it may not be the peak of storytelling, it is still a pleasant experience that I would recommend to anyone who is looking for a new kind of superhero origin story.    The story follows Nicole Warren (Alish...

Senior bucket list

Senior bucket list

Lydia Masset,, Managing Web Editor

September 25, 2019

Upgrading Iphone photography

Upgrading Iphone photography

Charlotte Weiss, Feature Chief

September 23, 2019

Peanut Butter Falcon flies into theaters

Peanut Butter Falcon flies into theaters

Jack Wolfe, PR manager

September 14, 2019

When going to a movie theater filled with giant surround sound speakers where you can hear every explosion and gunshot in the upcoming action blockbuster, it is easy to miss the beauty and nuance of just two friends on a raft, drifting towards their dreams with nothing but the world to hold them back...

September Playlist

September Playlist

Lydia Masset, Managing Web Editor

September 6, 2019

The Jonas Brothers’ new album: a review

The Jonas Brothers’ new album: a review

Deeya Prakash, Opinion Chief

September 4, 2019

   Remember those quirky, adorable little teenagers that pretended like they were a middle-aged rock-band? Remember those little chipmunks writing deep and emotional songs, almost as if they had actually experienced true love? Remember those high school students that lived like millionaires?  ...

‘Kingdom Hearts III’ lives up to the hype

‘Kingdom Hearts III’ lives up to the hype

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

May 13, 2019

   There was a point in time where the vast majority of gamers thought that Square Enix’s “Kingdom Hearts III” would never come out.    Although formally announced to be in development in 2013, rumors of a third mainline entry in the “Final Fantasy”/Disney crossover video game series st...

Prom Procrastination

Prom Procrastination

Grace Zhang, copy editor

April 26, 2019

   It’s that time of year again! Summer is close enough to taste, graduation looms ahead for seniors, and Prom is right around the corner for most upperclassmen. For SHS, the prom will be this Saturday, April 27, where doors will open at 8:00 p.m.    Now just like everything else in high s...

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