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REVIEW: ‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’ lacks the bare necessities to live up to its predecessors

REVIEW:  ‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’ lacks the bare necessities to live up to its predecessors

Vincent Nguyen

December 10, 2018


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It isn’t too often when one might have high hopes for a Netflix Original film, but the wasted potential of “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle,” premiered Friday Dec. 7, makes it an especially painful disappointment. The directorial debut of Andy Serkis — who himself plays the role of Baloo the bear ...

Members of SCHS showcase their talent at the annual Night of Acoustics

Members of SCHS showcase their talent at the annual Night of Acoustics

Sophia Kennedy

December 7, 2018


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The audience hushed as the soft strumming of a guitar filled the cafeteria. Then, a quiet but clear voice sang an emotional rendition of “Grenade” by Bruno Mars. The cheers that followed reflected the supportive and empowering atmosphere at SCHS’s annual Night of Acoustics, held on Wednesday, D...

REVIEW: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ is a magically entertaining sequel

REVIEW: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ is a magically entertaining sequel

Kiera O'Hara-Heinz

November 20, 2018


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Corrections: 11/24/18 at 8:17 am. Graf three, line eight: "Creedence" to Credence" A costume-clad audience awaits in hushed anticipation for the new installment to the Harry Potter Franchise. The crowd silences as the familiar tune of “Hedwig’s Theme” fills the theater. After a two-year wai...

REVIEW: Jaden Smith’s ‘The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story’ is too unusual for most

REVIEW: Jaden Smith’s ‘The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story’ is too unusual for most

Vincent Nguyen

November 19, 2018


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It’s no secret that 20-year-old rapper Jaden Smith is a little too eccentric for his own good, and this is reflected on his newest 11-track project, “The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story,” released Saturday, Nov. 17. Exactly one year after the release of his “SYRE” album, “The Sunset Tape...

REVIEW: Conan Gray’s debut album ‘Sunset Season’ conveys the monotony of adolescence

REVIEW: Conan Gray’s debut album ‘Sunset Season’ conveys the monotony of adolescence

Melina Kritikopoulos

November 17, 2018


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Adolescence and the monotony of high school can truly bore teens. Nineteen-year-old YouTuber and singer-songwriter Conan Gray’s “Sunset Season,” which debuted Friday, Nov. 16, captures this dullness of youth in an anything-but-dull, dreamy album. On his Instagram, Gray described that the ev...

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