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Love, Simon – The Movie LGBTQ+ Teens Needed

Love, Simon – The Movie LGBTQ+ Teens Needed

Zack Catuogno, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Love, Simon is the new groundbreaking movie about a gay teenager Simon Spier, who is hiding the secret of his homosexuality from his friends and family, all while falling in love with a fellow gay student with whom he communicates anonymously. It is based on the book Simon Vs The Homosapiens Agenda by Re...

The Problems with Modern Animation

The Problems with Modern Animation

Oliver Barnfield, Resident Pop Culture Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

Animation is a powerful art form. It can quite literally do anything. Whales with laser mouths can fly through the sky with locust wings.   A bull can be made of nothing but ice. A robot samurai can be a flutist and a killer machine. A swamp can manifest itself into a physical form and kill peopl...

Rise : The Next Big Thing From Hamilton Producers

Rise : The Next Big Thing From Hamilton Producers

Zack Catuogno, Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

In the past few years, Lin Manuel Miranda has been in the spotlight for his amazing hip-hop musical Hamilton, that revolves around the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton. Now that the show is slowly dying down, and Miranda is no longer acting in the musical, he has turned to new creative outlets....

The DNA of Stranger Things

The DNA of Stranger Things

Oliver Barnfield and Branton Greenberg

March 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

Netflix's most enduring and popular is made up of several different elements, from movies to books to anime. We're looking at the main influences in this informative infographic. TEXT & DESIGN BY OLIVER BARNFIELD  FORMATTING BY BRANTON GREENBERG...

Finding Perfect – An Unexpected Suprise

Finding Perfect – An Unexpected Suprise

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

When I look for a book, I'll be perfectly honest: I do look for a catchy cover. Sure, it may not be the most practical way of choosing a book, but it's what intrigues me. So at first glance, this book did catch my eye. On the white background, there are numbers that show a list of numbers adding up...

Nintendo Switch Direct

Nintendo Switch Direct

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Technology, Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsFna-Z1MjU The whole internet blew up after the Nintendo Switch Direct once it finished. Viewers of the streams saw new ports from companies never seen before, while fan favorites. If you don't have time to watch the entire 30-minute presentation, don't worry. This...

The Opinionist Visits KVUE

The Opinionist Visits KVUE

Oliver Barnfield, Branton Greenberg, and Opinionist Cast

March 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Videos

The Opinionist cast visits the KVUE news studio!

Spring Break Plans

Spring Break Plans

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Videos

We asked students around the school about what they are doing for Spring Break. Here are their responses!

Book Review: The Naturals

Book Review: The Naturals

Margaux Deveze, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment

Spoiler Alert: All connected by one thing - a signature. Cassie Hobbes has a gift and she knows it. She is a profiler. She can analyze someone from their posture to the type of shoes they wear and determine what kind of person they are. The FBI has a certain interest for teens like Cassie and asks...

Hipgnosis: The Art of Album Covers

Hipgnosis: The Art of Album Covers

Oliver Barnfield, Album Cover Obsessive

March 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

What does an album cover mean to you? In this age of digital music, probably not much. Albums are consumed using phones, and intricate cover designs are often an afterthought, as they are displayed so small on the screen they look like a formless blob. This is very sad, and it makes me thankful for those...

Nintendo Switch – One Year Later

Nintendo Switch – One Year Later

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

On March 3rd marks one year since the Nintendo Switch has come out. After the failure of the Wii U, many thought that Nintendo would never come back strong again. But with the Switch, Nintendo showed that even with a newer generation, by adding new features that appeal to everyone, they have the console...

Black Panther Movie Review (Spoilers)

Black Panther Movie Review (Spoilers)

Vishnu Sreenivasan and Keshav Laxminarasimhan

February 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Black Panther is a Fantasy/Science fiction film that released on February 16, 2018. Phenomenal. That’s the first word that comes to my mind when I think of Black Panther. The movie deserved all the hype it earned. I thought the movie was pretty cool especially how T’challa was able to talk to ...