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A Monstrous Smack-Down: Kong vs. Godzilla Review

A Monstrous Smack-Down: Kong vs. Godzilla Review

By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter April 16, 2021

Every once in a while it’s nice to have a movie that you can just turn off your brain while watching. That might sound like an insult, but it’s what makes this movie so fun. Kong vs. Godzilla is the...

Flawless skin, or not: Kat Von D’s Good Apple foundation vs Covergirl’s Simply Ageless

Flawless skin, or not: Kat Von D’s Good Apple foundation vs Covergirl’s Simply Ageless

By Alyssa King, Intern April 16, 2021

Kat Von D Beauty has been creating high-quality and cruelty-free makeup since 2008 by constantly coming out with new and innovative products. The newest Kat Von D product is the Good Apple foundation....

Change of Scenery II brings Quinn XCII back to his roots

Change of Scenery II brings Quinn XCII back to his roots

By Grace Rossman, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

On April 28, 2015, native Grosse Pointer Quinn XCII released his first EP, “Change of Scenery” produced by longtime friend AyOkay, who is also from Grosse Pointe. On March 5, 2021, the pair released...

Yellowlight impresses with simple breakfast fare

Yellowlight impresses with simple breakfast fare

By Michael Hartt, Editor in Chief March 16, 2021

You may not have heard of Yellow Light Donuts, but if you drive past it on East Jefferson, you will definitely notice it. The recently built building Yellow Light operates out of is a rarity amongst the...

Ginny & Georgia: desperate times calls for desperate measures

Ginny & Georgia: desperate times calls for desperate measures

By Joleigh Jackson, Section Editor March 16, 2021

"Ginny & Georgia," starring Antonia Gentry (Ginny), Brianne Howey (Georgia), Diesel La Torraca (Austin), Felix Mallard (Marcus) and Sara Waisglass (Maxine), is about a girl and her family who find...

Above, the three reviewed chocolate bars.

The best post-Valentine’s Day sale chocolate

By Drew Lovell, Intern February 27, 2021

Valentine’s Day has passed, but one may still have a certain somebody in mind.  Whether it’s friends, family or a lover, chocolate is always a great gift idea. For a special occasion like Valentine's...

To All The Boys: Always And Forever looks to end the series on a high note

To All The Boys: Always And Forever looks to end the series on a high note

By Arei Swain, Staff Reporter February 24, 2021

Netflix released “To All The Boys: Always And Forever” on Friday, Feb. 12. The movie is the third installment of the “To All The Boys” franchise. The franchise stars Lana Condor as Lara Jean Covey...

The right pens to write with: top three pens to use in school

The right pens to write with: top three pens to use in school

By Gabbi Bielak, Section Editor February 3, 2021

Sharpie S-Gel (★★★★) The Sharpie S-Gel pen is the brand's most recent product release, and as a long-time lover of the Sharpie brand, I had high hopes for this pen. I purchased it with a medium...

The Swift sisters: Folklore and Evermore showcase Taylor Swift’s lyrical and musical growth

The Swift sisters: Folklore and Evermore showcase Taylor Swift’s lyrical and musical growth

By Grace Cueter, Section Editor January 29, 2021

Only five months after releasing “Folklore,” Taylor Swift dropped a sequel album, “Evermore,” a collection of 15 songs and two bonus tracks. The album, along with “Folklore,” showcases yet...

“Fame is a Fickle food:” Dickinson season two

By Annabelle Julien, Intern January 29, 2021

Season one of the American historical comedy-drama “Dickinson” first aired on Apple TV Nov. 1, 2019. The first three episodes of season two were more recently released on Jan. 8, 2021. This modern...

Above, the Grosse Pointe Woods Da Edoardo restaurant location.

Italian triple feat: how three local Italian restaurants compare

By Michael Hartt, Editor in Chief December 22, 2020

Da Eduardo - 5 stars Da Eduardo’s has been a well recognized establishment in the community since its opening in 1956. The warm atmosphere, hospitable service and great food are what it is best...

Wonder: the portrayal of Shawn Mendes’ growth and newfound confidence

Wonder: the portrayal of Shawn Mendes’ growth and newfound confidence

By Grace Rossman, Intern December 14, 2020

Album: “Wonder”  Shawn Mendes’ fourth album, “Wonder,” displays a new growth and maturity in his singing career. With this album, Mendes shied away from the quiet songs with just him and...

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