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“Enola Holmes” shows that women are more than just pretty faces

Jade Wang, Opinions Editor

October 19, 2020

Enola Holmes is the strong, teenage, female lead who cleverly shows both the film’s patriarchal society and today’s misogynists that women are so much more than just dolls of society. “Enola Holmes'' was released on Netflix on Sept. 23, 2020. As the name suggests, the exciting period piece is centered around Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby...

Sufjan Stevens’ “The Ascension” provides for a futuristic and transcending masterpiece

Sufjan Stevens combines a new experimental sound with social commentary alluding to his religion on new album

Riya Mehta, Multimedia Editor

October 12, 2020

On Sept. 25, 2020, singer and songwriter Sufjan Stevens released his eighth studio album “The Ascension,” a warped and futuristic piece that combines Stevens’ view of religion with his experimental music style that differs greatly from his previous, more emotional albums.  Stevens begins the...

The fierce Netflix show “Pose” is as daring and boiling with drama as it is mindful

Pose takes massive steps to showcase diversity in mainstream media

Thyra Beckley, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

“The category is live, work, pose” is the iconic phrase that the main character, Pray Tell (Billy Porter) says in the exuberant and bold show Pose. The show Pose takes place in 1980s New York City where ballroom culture represents the Black, Hispanic, gay and transgender community. The pose director, produce...

Netflix’s “Trinkets” concludes satisfactorily

Netflix’s “Trinkets” concludes satisfactorily

Aditi Lappathi, News Editor

October 12, 2020

The Netflix show “Trinkets” is about a group of three girls, Elodie Davis (Brianna Hildebrand) the shy girl who likes music, Tabitha Foster (Quintessa Swindell), the popular, rich girl who seems to have it all, and Moe Truax (Kiana Madeira), the alleged rebel, who meet and become friends at thei...

“It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” explores mental health issues

Seo Ye-ji plays author Ko Moon-young in K-drama “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.

Claire Zhang, Features Editor

October 9, 2020

K-drama “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” is a story of healing — learning to deal with past traumas and mental health issues. The tvN show aired its last episode on Aug. 9, leaving viewers with tears in their eyes at the sight of the unconventional yet heartwarming family. The drama follows Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo-hyu...

Netflix’s “Immigration Nation” brings the horrors of American immigration to screen

Netflix's latest docu-series highlights the tragic horrors of immigrant lives with respect to their treatment by ICE

Aditi Praveen, Web Features Manager

October 8, 2020

“The American Dream” has been a long-standing idea that’s defined our nation, the idea that if you’re escaping religious persecution, seeking safety, or trying to create a better life for yourself, America is the place to do that. The country of immigrants. However, if there’s anything that Netflix...

Newtro, a rising trend, has made a clear dividing line

Many cultural attire, like the Qipao, has been twisted and changed by the Newtro trend in South Korea

Leanne Park, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Newtro is a rising trend that has been widely popular in South Korea these past few months. As Koreans explore retro clothing, shops, and food, they experience their own history that has happened in the ‘90s, ‘80s, ‘70s, and even the ‘60s. Now, people and many brands have started to moderniz...

COVID-19 boosts the gaming industry

The gaming industry saw a massive increase in sales and use as the pandemic took its hold

Aatif Ahmed, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the gaming industry has had an unexpected spike with the numerous hours gamers are spending in the virtual world.  According to Statistica, 72% of teenagers play video games. A Forbes article mentions that about 70% of the US population occasionally plays some sort of video game....

The Umbrella Academy soars to new heights

The second season of the popular and acclaimed show The Umbrella Academy released on July 31 on Netflix.

Shruthi Narayanan, Mahika Arya, and Tessa Galeazzi

October 2, 2020

With relatable conflicts, stunning character growth, and a more cohesive plot, the release of the second season of “The Umbrella Academy” had viewers on the edge of their seats, with the finale leaving them craving for more. The second season came out on July 31 and immediately exploded in populari...

COVID-19 pandemic spurs creative alternatives to live music

Fans attended experimental

Lauren Chen and Helen Kang

October 2, 2020

As COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise, music-lovers around the world fear that they will no longer be able to attend live music events. The music industry has suffered as touring revenue has almost completely plummeted to zero. However, ingenious solutions have arisen from the pandemic as artists fi...

“Where’s Rose” tackles social issues amidst COVID

Poster of “Where’s Rose,

Boomika Velineni, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

“Where’s Rose” is a social horror film directed by John Mathis set to release in summer 2021, with the main cast boasting Ty Simpkins as Eric Daniels, most notable for his roles as Harley Keener in “Iron Man 3” and Gray Mitchell in “Jurassic World”. “When a little girl (Skyler...

“The Baby-Sitters Club” brings refreshing representation to the small screen

30 years later, The Baby-Sitters Club inspires a new generation of young fans with its heartwarming and inclusive Netflix adaptation.

Lauren Chen, News Editor

September 28, 2020

Upon first hearing that Netflix would be producing a modern reboot of the ‘90s book series "The Baby-Sitters Club," my best friend and I, both avid fans of the originals, were skeptical that it would translate over to television well. The adaptation was released on July 3, guided by showrunner Rachel ...

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