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Let’s Talk Lion King

Let’s Talk Lion King

Bronwen Deckard, Reporter

September 4, 2019

Spoiler free Jon Favreau, director of “The Jungle Book,” took charge in the live action remake of “The Lion King.” He had big shoes to fill, as the original was a huge success with multiple awards and an audience that has loved the movie ever since they were young.  Due to my love of “...

Netflix Has a Huge Problem. And It’s Not the Price.

Netflix Has a Huge Problem. And It’s Not the Price.

Jerrett Alexander, Reporter

April 10, 2019

In the 22 years since its inception, Netflix has reinvented television. What began as a DVD distribution service is now a global, video streaming phenomena worth billions of dollars. As of January 2019, the company had over 148 million subscriptions and was the seventh-largest internet company in terms of sa...

The New Netflix Must-See

The New Netflix Must-See

Frances Sheets, Editor, Reporter

February 21, 2019

Last month, fittingly with the upcoming holiday, Netflix released their latest original show. This latest Netflix production, a British comedy-drama simply named Sex Education, brings a slightly taboo topic to the table: teen sex. The topic of sex in high school is fairly prevalent for several different ...

Mulia’s Picks: Four Best Video Game Love Stories

Mulia Hermudia, Multimedia Editor

February 13, 2019

Planning to spend Valentine’s Day all by yourself? These four games will definitely keep you occupied.

Valentine’s Day is a Scam. But Here’s How It Won’t Be.

Valentine’s Day is a Scam. But Here’s How It Won’t Be.

Melinda Wang, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Immediately after Christmas decorations are put away in stores across America, an onslaught of pinks, reds and whites take over the seasonal decorations. Expensive heart-shaped chocolate boxes, cards, restaurants and jewelry stores are a hard reminder for couples of the brutal expectations to show the...

Young Democrat & Young Republican Perspectives on the Government Shutdown

Young Democrat & Young Republican Perspectives on the Government Shutdown

Ellie Lloyd, Reporter

February 1, 2019

As the United States government shutdown surpasses a month, it continues to grow as the longest shutdown in American history. On December 22nd, President Trump issued the government shutdown in response to disputes between Democrats and the Trump administration regarding border security. President Trum...

2018- Gaming Royale!

Mulia Hermudia, Multimedia Editor

January 31, 2019

2018 was a pretty busy year for the video game industry. Numerous highly anticipated games were released throughout the year. Some of them lived up to the hype, while others turned out to be an utter disappointment for many video game enthusiasts. We also saw the popularization of the battle royale genre- a l...

What Happens When Minorities are Represented on the Big Screens

What Happens When Minorities are Represented on the Big Screens

Melinda Wang, Reporter

October 10, 2018

Something truly extraordinary has happened in 2018, a wave of cultural pride and emotions from just a few hours of screen time from three historically important movies, “Crazy Rich Asians”, “Black Panther”, and “Love, Simon”. Each movie contains lead roles of cultural and racial minoriti...

Students At Tri-North Middle School Take Action Regarding Sexist Dress Code

Students At Tri-North Middle School Take Action Regarding Sexist Dress Code

Frances Sheets, Reporter

May 16, 2017

On Monday, May 15, a group of Tri-North Middle School students staged a peaceful protest in response to the school’s dress code, which is seen by many students as sexist and unfairly applied. The protest involved wearing t-shirts with handwritten slogans on them made by students. Both male and femal...

Growing Up Mormon

Kristen Bils, Reporter

February 24, 2017

“So how many mom’s do you have?” This is one of the questions people ask me when I tell them I’m a Latter-Day Saint (LDS) or Mormon. I don’t understand this stigma, as it happened over a hundred years ago and we haven’t practiced polygamy (plural marriage) since. The Mormon church techn...

Behind the Curtain of Muslim Culture

Cece Burton, Reporter

February 23, 2017

Growing up and being taught to accept everyone is something that was beat into my head. Don’t judge someone by their race. Stay humble and be nice to everyone. If someone is less fortunate, then don’t judge them by their appearance. I was praised for loving everyone and accepting everyone for who ...

A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: WHAT REALLY WENT DOWN IN D.C. LAST WEEKEND

A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: WHAT REALLY WENT DOWN IN D.C. LAST WEEKEND

Frances Sheets, Reporter, Photography Editor

January 27, 2017

Last Thursday, my mom and I embarked on our pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. We were two excited march goers unsure of what we would find. What I found is this: my experience at the march was cold, crowded, boring, and wonderful. But let me start at the beginning. When I first heard about the ...

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