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Halloween Movie Reviews

Halloween Movie Reviews

Erika Glass, Staff Writer

October 25, 2020

With Halloween just around the corner, and the gradual arrival of fallen leaves, brisk air and pumpkin scents, it’s time to curl up with a cozy blanket and a good movie to help get you into the season.    One movie, “Girl vs. Monster,” brings back 2010s Disney nostalgia and is abou...

Bottled Water Review

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Elise Hauland, News Editor

October 24, 2020

Many bottled water companies utilize all kinds of gimmicks to entice consumers into purchasing their water; words and phrases like “bottled at the source,” “Earth’s finest water” and “artesian” are paired with fancy bottle designs and appealing commercials to lure in buyers. This begs th...

Calling all delegates: Model United Nations Club to continue online

Allie D'Amato, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

Committee is now in session; except this time, it’s from home. The Model United Nations (MUN) club has had to make some adjustments for both their regularly scheduled meetings and prospective conferences in order to compensate for the social distancing regulations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

COVID-19 affects specialized education plans and their implementation

Anthony Ganis, Opinion Editor

October 6, 2020

It is common for students to say that distance learning has been quite an adjustment for them. Some say they can no longer focus for all of class, others say they feel more tired from staring at a computer screen, while others may be discontent with the change in routine they faced in 2020 regarding sc...

How to get Levain cookies at home

How to get Levain cookies at home

Katarina (Haven) Beches, Features Editor

September 28, 2020

If you have ever been to New York, there is a high probability that you have heard of—or if you’re lucky, even tried—the famous Levain chocolate chip cookies. These cookies are truly a phenomenon: they have cake and all-purpose flour for fluffiness, cornstarch for thickness, lots of nuts and chocolate ch...

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Katarina (Haven) Beches, Features Editor

September 28, 2020

Quarantine taught me three things. One, that I will never take advantage of being able to physically go to school. Two, that throughout trials and tribulations, reading will always prevail as the ultimate escape. And three, that when you don’t want to read about chemical compounds or rewatch “The Off...

Cartee’s Collages

Cartee's Collages

Zelia Lerch, Staff Writer

September 19, 2020

Usually scrap newspapers, magazines and photos end up at the bottom of trash cans, but sophomore Reece Cartee uses all those leftover pieces for collaging. “I've been making collages for a while, ever since I made a cover for my binder in eighth grade. I had half of the wall in my room that’s ...

Craving Boba?

Craving Boba?

Emilie Takahashi, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

As a boba addict, I experienced severe withdrawals during quarantine. I had heard the tales of my friends who had embarked on this boba-making journey and was immediately discouraged by the hours of hard labor they were describing. But I was desperate, so when I saw the tapioca flour for 80 cents at m...

Drama puts on virtual musical: “Emma! A Pop Musical”

Drama puts on virtual musical:

Meghan Jacob, News Editor

September 9, 2020

The theater department has adapted to the COVID-19 crisis by deciding to take “Emma! A Pop Musical” from the stage to the screen through Zoom this Fall. “It’s really easy for a lot of high schools just to decide on not doing a show this year,” theater arts director Melissa Staab said. ...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Troy Nevil, Staff Writer

September 8, 2020

For many, baking is a fun and soothing hobby. When stressed or tired, people often take out their whisks and measuring cups to create batches of sweets, and sometimes to relieve stress and anger. Personally, I baked for a lot of quarantine. Whenever I had a sweet tooth or was bored out of my mind, I ...

New and not so improved

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Nadia Bidarian, Features Editor

September 7, 2020

★★★☆☆ Despite the changes Disney’s live-action “Mulan” employed to separate itself from the original 1998 film— no singing, no sidekick Chinese dragon Mushu and the removal of Mulan’s love interest, army captain Li Shang— the latest “Mulan” film is more dry and predictable than an...

Jewelry for a cause

Jewelry for a cause

Meghan Jacob

September 4, 2020

Making handmade jewelry was always just a hobby for senior Suji Kim, but through quarantine she has been inspired to turn that hobby into a business where she donates all of her profits to charities for people of color. “With all this recent media coverage on Black Lives Matter and racism, and everyon...

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