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“Instant Influencer” showcases youth beauty talent

“Instant Influencer” showcases youth beauty talent

By Marvin Robles, Intern

June 1, 2020

On April 24, YouTube released a new James Charles show called “Instant Influencer.”  “Instant Influencer” is about teenagers that have a talent for makeup, who compete for $50,000 and a collaboration video with James Charles himself. The tv show only contains four episodes, and on each episode,...

“Never Have I Ever:” A guide to survive high school

By Jo Jackson, Intern

May 5, 2020

The show “Never Have I Ever” starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan (Devi), Richa Moorjani (Kamela), Poorna Jagannathan (Nalini), Ramona Young (Eleanor), Lee Rodriguez (Fabiola), is about an Indian-American teenager who tries to battle her way through high school while dealing with the loss of her father. Al...

“Seven Seconds” to binge watch

By Taylor Mitchell, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

The new Netflix original “Seven Seconds”  brings back the crime-justice fighting storyline we all love. The story is about Brenton Butler, a young African American with a mom who loves who him deeply and a dad that just wants the best for him, and how being at the wrong place at the wrong time l...

Showing up and showing out

Showing up and showing out

By JoAnna Alexander, Intern

February 2, 2018

On Sunday, Jan. 28, the highly anticipated Grammy award show took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Every year, a big aspect of the program is the red carpet and what celebrities arrive wearing. The stars typically show up to out-do all of their fellow competitors, and this year continued that  ...

Crazy Ex-girlfriend excels in third season

Crazy Ex-girlfriend excels in third season

By Amber Braker, Page Editor

January 31, 2018

"Crazy Ex-girlfriend," The CW's unique musical sitcom, is back with its third season and another new theme song.  So far it’s diverging from its whimsical roots in favor of more overtly dark themes than previous seasons. Despite having low viewership compared to other CW series, the show has found ...

Riverdale winter premiere packs action and suspense

Riverdale winter premiere packs action and suspense

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

January 30, 2018

  After an action-packed winter premiere of  “Riverdale,” viewers will come back for more. It premiered Jan. 17 on the CW network and introduced the audience to a new character and went further into the drama that has been happening all season. After the reveal of the Black Hood, the seaso...

Latest episode of “The Walking Dead” resolves cliffhanger

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By Katelynn Mulder, Page Editor

November 10, 2017

Season eight, Episode three of “The Walking Dead,” “Monsters,” proved to be an interesting but lacking conclusion to the events of the previous episode. With the constant fighting now between Rick and Negan's forces, viewers are kept constantly on the edge of their seats. But much like previous s...

10 binge-worthy Netflix shows

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By Zoe Graves, Page Editor

October 17, 2017

“Friends” This 1990s sitcom details the lives of six young New Yorkers, Monica (Courteney Cox), Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Joey (Matt Leblanc) and Chandler (Matthew Perry). The show follows their friendship, love, careers and parenthood along with...

Season five of ‘The Goldbergs’ premieres on ABC

Season five of ‘The Goldbergs’ premieres on ABC

By Hannah Zalewski, Intern

October 13, 2017

Season five of “The Goldbergs” premiered on Sept. 27th on ABC. Picking up right where it left off in season four, Erica (Hayley Orrantia) is getting ready to go to college. In true Beverly Goldberg (Wendi Mclendon-Covey) fashion, she follows Erica to college and stays the first night in her daughter...

‘Gotham’ breathes new life into story-line

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By Savannah Burguron, Intern

October 3, 2017

     Season four of “Gotham” premiered Thursday,  Sept. 21 on FOX. The episode was action packed from start to end and was overall really good.        This season they brought back a lot of older character but also introduced many new ones. They created the Scarecrow, Catwoman, P...

The Good Place could take two paths in upcoming season

The Good Place could take two paths in upcoming season

By Amber Braker, Page Editor

September 28, 2017

NBC’s Thursday night sitcom,“The Good Place,” offers an original and comedic depiction of the afterlife. The show builds a world in which there are two destinations after death: The Good Place and The Bad Place. Throughout one’s life, points are awarded and deducted for good and bad deeds. When on...