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88rising rises through Asian representation

88rising rises through Asian representation

Caroline Lobel, Kavin Kumaravel, and Vivian Kuang

October 13, 2019

88rising, a music collective and management company, is making waves in American pop culture by increasing immigrant representation, particularly that of Asian immigrants. Formerly known as CXSHXNLY, 88rising was founded in 2015 by Sean Miyashiro and Jaeson Ma. They began uploading YouTube videos i...

Lana Del Rey exudes intimacy in “Norman F*****g Rockwell!”

Lana Del Rey exudes intimacy in “Norman F*****g Rockwell!”

Harshita Neralla, Social Media Editor

October 11, 2019

Lana Del Rey expresses confidence and nonchalance in her sixth studio album, “Norman F*****g Rockwell!” With her infamous smoky vocals and intricate lyrics, this record proves to be her most intimate and deep one yet. It suffices to say that Del Rey has come a long way since the release of her break...

Taylor Swift returns with “Lover”

Taylor Swift returns with “Lover”

Caroline Lobel, Riya Bindlish, and Daniela Wise

October 8, 2019

Taylor Swift released her dreamy, pastel hued, seventh studio album “Lover” on Aug. 23. The album heavily lives up to its reputation as a “celebration of love,” a title deemed by Swift herself. The 18-track album echoes vibes from her most popular past albums such as “Red” (2012) and “1989...

Karen Russell whisks wonder and weirdness into “Orange World”

Eva Shen, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 8, 2019

In her latest collection of short stories, “Orange World and Other Stories,” Karen Russell warps together eight outlandish tales of the whirlwind sort, intoxicated with dizzying language, whiffs of magical realism and a subtle sort of wildness. Russell, the New York Times best-selling author of “Swamplandi...

Sneak a peek into fall drama

Amruta Baradwaj and Sheyda Ladjevardi

October 4, 2019

As the 2019-20 school year begins, DVHS Drama prepares for the upcoming fall production: “The Importance of Being Earnest.” Set to be performed Oct. 24-26, the show is an adaption of Oscar Wilde’s satirical play.  Featuring 10 cast members, the play follows the journey of Jack Worthing, whose ...

“Ready or Not” is here to thrill

Anika Garg, Features Editor

October 3, 2019

“Ready or Not” weaves intense scares, hysterical punch-lines and pertinent themes into a comedy-thriller joyride that is well worth the 90 minute investment, if you can overlook the film’s blatant predictability. It follows a slew of thriller films within recent years - from “Truth or Dare...

5 Artists You Should Know: Women of country edition

5 Artists You Should Know: Women of country edition

Harshita Neralla, Social Media Editor

May 24, 2019

Maddie & Tae This country duo soared through the country charts with their debut single “Girl In A Country Song,” making them the third female country duo to reach #1 on the billboards Country Chart. Their debut album released in 2015, “Start Here” encompasses modern country by mixing ...

Netflix originals capture diverse audiences

Netflix originals capture diverse audiences

Katie Williams and Pranav Chillappagari

May 12, 2019

Over the last several years Netflix has become more than a streaming platform for the television industry. Recently, Netflix has begun to produce its own movies and shows as part of their brand. Dubbed “Netflix Originals,” these series tackle a wide range of topics and genres for all viewers from...

“Shazam!” zaps DC into a brighter future

“Shazam!” zaps DC into a brighter future

Siddharth Nandy

May 5, 2019

Following the critical and commercial failure of "Justice League" in 2017, Warner Bros. has attempted to move away from Zack Snyder’s dark vision for the DC Extended Universe, yet “Shazam!” acts as both a love letter to the DCEU of the past and a tonal step forward for the universe. The film is t...

Captain Marvel spurs new era of female representation

Captain Marvel spurs new era of female representation

Caroline Lobel, Sarah Kim, and Claire Zhang

April 29, 2019

“Captain Marvel,” the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, promotes female empowerment and gender equality by featuring the franchise’s first female lead while retaining the generic aspects of superhero movies. The film met every expectation of a Marvel movie. In fact, it grossed $455...

Glossier plays too much

Sheyda Ladjevardi, Photography Editor

April 20, 2019

Skincare and makeup brand Glossier launched their new line, Glossier Play, taking a more playful approach to makeup and encouraging consumers to explore the artistry and play with a range of colors and textures. The company took a multitude of steps in order to manifest the playful, childlike nature o...

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