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Our reviews of books, music, movies, restaurants, and more.

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TFATW Review

Allie D'Amato reviews the newest TV installment within the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Allie D'Amato, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

Not friends, not partners, but coworkers. “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is the newest of the Marvel mini-series to release on Disney Plus; its initial premier date was on March 19, with new episodes,...

Wandavision review

Wandavision review

Although the finale was underwhelming, it was overshadowed by the in-depth character arcs and the plot, following the couple Wanda and Vision as they live across several decades
Allie D'Amato, Staff writer March 24, 2021

The most unusual couple in the Marvel Cinematic Universe now has their very own series. On Jan. 15, “Wandavision'' premiered on Disney Plus, with new episodes, ranging from 25 to 45 minutes long, being...

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South Bay açaí bowl review

Before trying out an açaí bowl, know where to go.
Erika Glass, Staff writer March 14, 2021

Açaí bowls, rich in nutrients and antioxidants, serve as the ideal energy boosting snack on a warm (or cold!) day. These refreshing and healthy mini-meals can be prepared in many ways, but a typical...

DRESNER, L. (2017). AMERICAN STREET [BOOK COVER] https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01G1GDAEY/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Your American dream

A coming-of-age by Ibi Zoboi
Lucy Davis, Staff writer March 7, 2021

About a year ago when browsing the shelves at the library was normal, I came to a crossroads. I was in dire need of new reading material and the “new fiction” section was vastly underwhelming. Maybe...

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Dairy milk substitute review: Which one is the best?

Lactose intolerant, allergic to milk, or simply looking to mix up your coffee? Read here to find out the best alternative for you.
Troy Nevil, Staff writer March 3, 2021

Dairy has become less and less popular over the past few years, largely due to the negative impacts its industry has on people’s health as well as the environment. As a result, we’ve seen a great increase...

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Local Coffee Review

Online Editor Chrissa Olson gives her opinion on four local coffee shops
Chrissa Olson, Online Editor February 22, 2021

You know what’s bitter? Orange peels. Grass. Revenge. The feeling you get when your parents don’t congratulate you on your accomplishments. Coffee. Although reviewing orange peels, grass, revenge...

Parks and Recreation vs The Office

Parks and Recreation vs The Office

Two of the most popular mockumentary sitcoms go head to head
Zelia Lerch and Allie D'Amato February 1, 2021

Parks and Recreation In the words of Donna Meagle and Tom Havorford, “Treat yo-self” to a “Parks and Rec” binge session. In the everlasting debate surrounding the age-old question regarding which...

Review of Miura Ayme's album

Review of Miura Ayme’s album “Loveless”

Japanese artist Miura Ayme debuts in experimental album
Trina Kolas, Writing editor February 1, 2021

On January 2, up-and-coming singer Miura Ayme released his first album, “Loveless.” It contained three songs he wrote and performed for the mobile game, “Obey Me! One Master to Rule Them All.”...

Death to 2020 is too heavy

Death to 2020 is too heavy

The film's emphasis on last year's politics was too much
Sydney Lamich, Staff writer February 1, 2021

2020: an unexpected year filled to the brim with chaos, fear and heartbreak. At first, people thought it was going to be just another year, but then the new year came around and hit everyone over the head...

Cinderella is Dead Review

Cinderella is Dead Review

Cinderella may be dead, but its strong characters and tropes will live on
Katarina (Haven) Beches, Features editor January 22, 2021

As I was browsing my Kindle library, looking for a book to reread and pass the time while in line at the grocery store, I stumbled upon a hidden gem: “Cinderella is Dead” by Kalynn Bayron. Now, to...

Why is this Happening? podcast by Chris Hayes provides thoughtful analysis, though holds clear liberal bias

Why is this Happening? podcast by Chris Hayes provides thoughtful analysis, though holds clear liberal bias

The engaging podcast provides a broad perspective, but not broad enough to include conservative viewpoints.
Sara Stienecker, Online editor November 4, 2020

Let me just start off this article by saying that podcasts are not supposed to be for unbiased news. The majority of political podcasts are a commentary on news that has happened. As one of my teachers...

The duality of man: The Ben Shapiro Show

The duality of man: The Ben Shapiro Show

Ben Shapiro's conservative podcast provides intelligent commentary, but oftentimes falls short due to Shapiro's lack of introspection
Emilie Takahashi, Staff writer November 4, 2020

The description of “The Ben Shapiro Show” asks, “Tired of the lies? Tired of the spin?” and then proceeds to spin the facts in the opinion of the all-knowing host, Ben Shapiro. “The Ben Shapiro...

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