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Instagram’s “Polls” gains popularity among SCHS students

Sasha Syrevych

October 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Other Top Stories, Recent Stories

Recently, Instagram Stories has been gaining popularity with a new feature called “Polls.” Released in early October, Polls allows users to ask simple questions on their Stories to see the responses from their followers. Many view Polls as fun to use for both creator and viewers. “I like t...

“Blind Date with a Book” coupled over a hundred novels with students

“Blind Date with a Book” coupled over a hundred novels with students

Bonnie Liu

October 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, Campus, Recent Stories, Top Stories

As senior Rachel Spektor walks past the library doors, she spots a shelf of books wrapped neatly in brown paper. She pauses to read the descriptions on one of the packages: “space mission, gone wrong, one survivor, stuck on Mars.” Curious to find out more, Spektor grabs the book off the shelf an...

“Flatliners” is a movie lacking a pulse

“Flatliners” is a movie lacking a pulse

Vincent Nguyen

October 1, 2017


Filed under A&E, Recent Stories, Top Stories

In 1990, the original “Flatliners” premiered: a story about five medical school students who became obsessed with stopping their heartbeats to experience the afterlife. Almost 30 years later, Sony Pictures released a film under the same name on Friday. The new “Flatliners” is no different fro...

Hillary Clinton comes out with new book “What Happened”

Sasha Syrevych

September 10, 2017


Filed under A&E, Other Top Stories, Recent Stories

“What Happened,” a book written by Hillary Clinton regarding the 2016 election, will be released this Tuesday. In the memoir, Clinton discusses her whole experience of becoming the first female nominee for U.S. presidency. Being the first woman to run for that position, Clinton writes of her ...

REVIEW: “Too Good at Goodbyes” is too good to overlook

REVIEW: “Too Good at Goodbyes” is too good to overlook

Maya Singh

September 9, 2017


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Almost two years after his last solo release, the stirring and dramatic “Writing’s on the Wall,” Sam Smith is blessing our ears with a new teaser single “Too Good at Goodbyes” off of his forthcoming sophomore album of the same name. And it doesn’t disappoint. Smith, whose songs are known for their since...

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