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Did the Moon Landing Really Happen?

Did the Moon Landing Really Happen?

Janani Sivakumar, Reporter

March 8, 2019

Mankind first stepped on the moon on July 20, 1969. It's been over 50 years. Why hasn't there been another moon landing? Why does NASA not plan on sending people back to the moon? Was it because it was fake? There have been many conspiracy theories about the moon landing being fake. But could it actually...

Why Oscars Aren’t As Talent Oriented Than You Think

Why Oscars Aren’t As Talent Oriented Than You Think

Silas Ou, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Oscars, the pinnacle of cinema talent. However, the truth is that a lot of times, the winner of the Oscars are the money. Okay, before you (or the editor) clicks away in disgust pleases try to finish reading this article. According to BBC, besides movie talent one thing that determines Oscars is money. For example, back in 1967, Fox's over-budgeted musical turke...

Space Chimps 2: The Worst Animated Movie EVER

Space Chimps 2: The Worst Animated Movie EVER

Oliver Barnfield and Baker Tuthill

March 5, 2019

Space Chimps 2 In 2008, a small film was released with a $37 million budget. It was a mild success, but as expected, it wasn’t very good. 2 years later, in 2010, a sequel was released to UK theaters only. Us Americans would receive it direct to video a few months later. This sequel might be on...

Entitled Parents

Entitled Parents

Colin Johnson, Reporter

March 5, 2019

What makes parents or their kids think they are entitled to something? For kids that's easy; their parents have been telling them that they're entitled to anything they want all their life, but why do their parents tell them that? Social status? Conditions of themselves or family? Who knows, every person...

Green Book Review

Green Book Review

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

March 5, 2019

Green Book, an award-winning film. A movie that won three Oscars, three Golden Globes, and seven other awards. Green Book is a truly beautiful and well-done movie. “Dr. Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to venture on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In ne...

Recess is Necessary

Recess is Necessary

Evlabia Konstantinou, Reporter

March 5, 2019

My friend wrote an article about this very topic ( Click here to read it). Our society acts as if the second we turn 11 we are no longer children and can't enjoy simple childhood pleasures. One of which being recess. We can no longer say the word " play" unless we are talking about sports or video g...

Where Do All These “Lil’s” Keep Coming From?

Where Do All These “Lil’s” Keep Coming From?

Andrew Watson, Reporter

February 26, 2019

One thing we have seen in the 2017-2019 era is 18,000 rappers under the name "Lil ____.". And it's safe to say, we all have no idea where these rappers with the name "Lil" keep coming from. Or how they just magically start existing. I would say the only memorable rapper out there (Don't get me wrong,...

Art Supplies You Might Need

Art Supplies You Might Need

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Whenever I'm not stressing out about homework or sleeping when I shouldn't be, I pretty much spend all of my time drawing and creating art pieces. At least I try. I know that any artists favorite thing to do is browse online shops and walk along art supply shop's many isles and look at all of the pretty...

Opinion on the New High School Musical

Opinion on the New High School Musical

Emma Ross, Reporter

February 21, 2019

So recently my sister told me that there making another high school musical. And when I heard this I was excited but also a little upset because I would be excited if it was the same cast but upset if it was a completely different cast. So I decided to look into it. I found an article from ‘Seventeen’...

School Works Students Too Hard?

School Works Students Too Hard?

Emma Ross, Reporter

February 21, 2019

School is obviously for learning and education. But when does it go too far? I believe that school is starting to overwork their students. I think they give us too much homework and due dates that are ridiculous. You may be thinking “Emma, I only get like 1-2 sheets of homework per period” well...

A Look at the Major American Animation Studios

A Look at the Major American Animation Studios

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

February 20, 2019

In the crowded marketplace of animation, several studios battle it out for box office share, attempting to capture the hearts of kids and the wallets of their parents. Illumination Entertainment: Probably the most recent studio on this list, Illumination is most known for the extremely successful Despicab...

Everything Right and Wrong With Airpods

Everything Right and Wrong With Airpods

Janani Sivakumar, Reporter

February 11, 2019

What has made Airpods worth buying? My initial reaction upon first seeing them was a pair of earbuds that can easily fall right off, regretting that you spent a good $160. "Why does everyone have a pair of Airpods?" Exactly. What has made these tiny pairs of earbuds worth buying? Only if you knew...