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OPINION: Current meme trends tend to desensitize and spread rumors about real current events

Sasha Syrevych

January 17, 2020

With recent tension between the U.S. and Iran, many rumors about an upcoming “World War Three” have emerged. Many teens on various social media platforms are speculating about what the tension means for the country, and of course, the hypothetical event has been made into countless memes. The...

The Roar-ing 1920s: Trends and culture to revive and reject in the 2020s

The Roar-ing 1920s: Trends and culture to revive and reject in the 2020s

Melina Kritikopoulos

December 30, 2019

As the 2020s approach, many are looking back on the 1920s, reflecting on the trends and mindsets of the decade. According to this reporter, here are three aspects of the 1920s to bring into the new decade, and three to leave in the past. REVIVE: 1. Fashion: In the 1920s, simplicity and comfort were f...

REVIEW: ‘Little Women’ teaches its audience to understand the true meaning of happiness and love

REVIEW: ‘Little Women’ teaches its audience to understand the true meaning of happiness and love

Andrea Torres

December 29, 2019

The 2019 movie “Little Women” based on the 1868 novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott, was released Wednesday, Dec. 25. It is an unpredictable story that captures the viewer with its plot twists and life lessons. Set during the Civil War Era, “Little Women” is about the four March sisters...

OPINION: Call-out culture is a lazy form of activism

OPINION: Call-out culture is a lazy form of activism

Vincent Nguyen

December 24, 2019

Sitting at home, browsing Twitter and liking posts have rarely ever accomplished anything without being backed up by tangible action. Rather, this type of behavior has only fueled the craze of “slacktivism” – defined as activism without any real commitment – and created an environment in which...

REVIEW: ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ closes out the saga with a satisfying plot and pleasing visuals

REVIEW:  ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ closes out the saga with a satisfying plot and pleasing visuals

Neil Veira

December 22, 2019

Walt Disney Studios released the long-awaited “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. The movie is a great finish to the “Star Wars” saga, offering stunning visuals and thoughtful cinematography. The plot provides a logical end to the saga. The main character Rey was chosen...

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