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Not loving this teen rom-com with all my heart

Not loving this teen rom-com with all my heart

September 27, 2018


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By Ella Bloomingdale ’20 Have you been on Instagram lately? Snapchat? Twitter? Any form of social media? If you haven't been living under a rock, you are aware of Peter Kavinsky, the lead character role in Netflix’s original movie "To All the Boys I've Loved Before", directed by Peter Kavinsky...

Aneesh Chaganty’s “The Searching” makes jaws drop in suspense

Aneesh Chaganty’s “The Searching” makes jaws drop in suspense

September 27, 2018


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By Evi Tarshis '20 Walking into award-winning film director Aneesh Chaganty’s new movie, "The Searching," I had pretty high expectations and I was not disappointed. The film tells the story of single father, David Kim (Jim Choy), whose teenage daughter, Margot (Michelle La), goes missing after...

US flag planting unnecessarily omitted from Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man”

US flag planting unnecessarily omitted from Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man”

September 20, 2018


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By Reece Keusch '19 Whether we were writing the Declaration of Independence, creating the internet, ending slavery or building the Panama Canal, the United States of America has had an unprecedented amount of technological and sociological achievements since its inception in 1776. But perhaps, the...

“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” promotes spiteful messages to teenagers

“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” promotes spiteful messages to teenagers

September 20, 2018


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By Hannah Schmidt ’19 It’s 1984 and a young Molly Ringwald plays a character in the movie “16 Candles” where she analyzes her 16-year-old self in a mirror. She adjusts her short, red curls and assures herself that her body is no different than it was the day before, when she was still 15-years-old. Thirty-four...

Minority students appreciate increase in diverse casts

Minority students appreciate increase in diverse casts

September 20, 2018


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Poppy Livingstone '21 When Staples student Angela Ji ’19 was in the fifth grade, she faced a discouraging decision. Her school had a day where students dressed as fictional characters, and Ji found that her options were slim. As an Asian-American girl, her choices came down to two characters: Cho...

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