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Many players play the base form of minecraft and enjoy the endless possibilities in a naturally generated world. For others, the game becomes completely customizable with add-ons that create new dimensions within the game, or allow you to make all of the animals 100 blocks tall or just a few pixels big.

Minecraft helps the stressed and overworked overcome brain-melting status

Aidan Rogers , Creative Director January 5, 2022

When you think of video games, you think of “Call of Duty,” “Fortnite” and other war and shooting simulators. These enable adults to assure that every game is a brain-melting, criminal-making,...

Pictured are Miranda, Carrie and Charlotte, who are the main characters of the show ‘Just Like That,’ which was released on Thursday Dec. 9 on HBO Max.

‘And Just Like That’ – the reboot of ‘Sex in the City’ underwhelms fans

Charley Guthartz , Opinions Editor January 5, 2022

Upon my recent watching of ‘Sex in the City’ seasons one through six, I was beyond excited when I heard that they were coming out with the reboot on Dec. 9. The last episode ever aired was in 2004,...

Acrylic nails prove to be fun contributions to one’s fashion at the expense of nail health and one’s savings. Above is a particularly popular acrylic nail design involving almond shaped nails and french tips.

Trendy acrylic nails aren’t worth the expense

Elle Vail ’23, Paper Arts Editor January 4, 2022

Acrylic nails have become a raging trend, filling teenagers’ Pinterest boards. These fake extensions to one’s nails alter nail shape and length. At first glance, acrylic nails have an appealing aesthetic,...

Allium Eatery is situated across from the Westport train station in an inviting space among other restaurants, serving both fresh and boxed American café dishes.

Allium Eatery serves up quality dishes in welcoming, homey location

Lea Rivel ’22, Social Media Director January 2, 2022

Allium Eatery is situated right across from the Westport train station, among a line of other restaurants conveniently located for travelling and other customers. When I approached the restaurant,...

Logan Goodman ’24 is wearing red Nike Off-White x Dunk Low University sneakers. Virgil Abloh designed and released these shoes with Nike on Dec. 20, 2019.

Virgil Abloh uses art, identity and representation to improve the fashion industry

Paige Tighe ’24, Staff Writer January 2, 2022

Virgil Abloh died due to cancer at only 41 years old on Sunday Nov. 28.  He founded and became the CEO of Off-White in 2012, and has been the creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear since 2018.  Abloh’s...

New hit movie, House of Gucci, is already looking at Oscars between its originality, intricate fashion and committed actors.

‘House of Gucci’ composed with worthwhile effort

Elle Vail '23, Paper Arts Editor December 21, 2021

The movie “House of Gucci”, released on Nov. 26,  features murder, wealth and romance that quickly intrigues in this retelling of Maurizio Gucci’s murder. Set in 1980s Milan, the film opens introducing...

Netflix released “Are You The One?” this holiday season to cure our reality TV cravings. Each season has different casts with different dilemmas.

‘Are You The One?’ is the throwback reality TV show Netflix knew we all needed

Shira Zeiberg '22, Outreach Manager December 18, 2021

Like reality shows “The Bachelor” and “Too Hot To Handle,” “Are you the One?” has you glued to your computer screen. The show was reintroduced this December by MTV after it was previously filmed...

Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ hit theatres Nov. 5, receiving extremely mixed reviews from critics across the industry. While director Chloé Zhao’s storytelling becomes convoluted and unclear as the film unfolds, the characters’ stories reflect the human experience in one of Marvel’s most successful attempts yet to humanize its idolized heroes.

Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ redefines cultural perceptions of superheroes

Allie Gillman '23, Assistant Business Manager December 16, 2021

Marvel’s newest group of galactic heroes put on quite the spectacle in this  installment of interdimensional conflict. We witness director Chloé Zhao fighting to reign in the film’s industrial-strength...

I would rate the film four and a half stars out of five for its success in tackling an elaborate topic with sophistication and pleasurable historical recreation. The plot formulates each characters looming struggle with identity, even articulating in the film that “we‘re, all of us, passing for something.”

‘Passing’ tackles the complexity of racial perception in the 20s with sophistication

Madeline Michalowski '22, Assistant Creative Director December 16, 2021

One might think that returning to black and white filmmaking would reverse the incredible advances we have made in the film industry. The loss of color that often creates tone and emotion in a scene may...

The Westport Winter Wonderland event took place at the Westport PAL Rink and was organized by Westport PAL, LivFree and Al’s Angels on Dec. 4.

Westport’s Winter Wonderland event creates uplifting start to the holidays

Sarah Marron ’24 , Web Sports Editor December 16, 2021

Westport’s second Winter Wonderland event, hosted by Westport PAL, Al’s Angels and LivFree, took place on Dec. 4 at the Westport PAL ice rink at Longshore. The event was organized to have many holiday-themed...

This is the new logo of Harry Styless new cosmetic company, Pleasing.

Styles drops non-binary, environmentally sustainable cosmetic company

Lily Klau ’23, Paper Features Editor December 16, 2021

Alongside Pharrell Williams, Rhianna and many other famous musicians, Harry Styles has now entered the world of cosmetics with his new company, Pleasing. Pleasing, dropped on Nov. 15, sells nail polishes...

Bruno Mars’ new music album “An Evening With Silk Sonic” features nine songs, totaling 31 minutes. Each song is a segway into the next. The album was released on Nov. 12 2021 and is Bruno Mars’ first album of 2021.

Bruno Mars’ new album ‘An Evening with Silk Sonic’ features dynamic, funky nine songs

Izzy Sareen ’22, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

From just looking at the album cover, viewers are already hooked. The vintage ad-like album cover featuring cartoon drawings of Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak draws listeners to the album. From there, the...

Pictured above are various heroes one can play in League of Legends and are characters featured in Arcane. With an already confirmed second season, Arcane has presented fans of League of Legends and science fiction with an animated, dramatic and explosive story.

“Arcane” rightfully earns Netflix top 10 ranking

Hannah Conn ’23, Web Opinions Editor December 14, 2021

With a perfect blend of steampunk and fantasy, "Arcane" depicts a world run by politics, magic and class divides. Even from the first episode, it was clear that the show takes the cake for Netflix’s...

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