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‘I Am Not Okay With This’ achieves relatability but drags because of it

Sophia Lillis stars as Sydney Novak in new Netflix show ‘I Am Not Okay With This,’ a very onbrand yet surprisingly fresh perspective teenage on superheros.

Eliza Barr ’21

March 14, 2020

Netflix has mastered the art of appealing to viewer demand. It’s instantly clear just seconds into the first episode of the show “I Am Not Okay With This,” which premiered Feb. 26. The 80s nostalgia, faded color palettes plus blunt and anti-parent characters have been reconfigured into numerous...

Justin Bieber revives his music career with new album “Changes”

Justin Bieber's newest studio album “Changes” received over 135 million streams post its release. The album is available on all streaming platforms.

Rebecca Kanfer ’21

March 14, 2020

Hit after hit, album after album, tour after tour has seemingly been Justin Bieber's music career for as long as any Gen-Z kid could remember. This non-stop lifestyle came to a halt in 2015, following Bieber's release of his sixth studio album, “Purpose.” This album was followed by an uncompleted...

‘Love is Blind’ proves great addition to reality dating shows

“Love is Blind” released in early Feb on Netflix as part of a three-week event. Episodes would be released periodically until the finale on Feb 27.

Carly Kaplowitz ’21

March 14, 2020

Television is filled with numerous reality dating shows, ranging from classics like “The Bachelor” to summer hits like “Love Island.” But another phenomenon was recently added to Netflix in February: “Love is Blind.” While I was hesitant to start this show because I was already invested in...

Art show pops up in Westport

Art show pops up in Westport

Lucy Zuckerman '22, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

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Embody Westport switches ownership

Saugatuck Fresh features the same food, drink and snack option as Embody once did, but at a slightly higher price. The store has the same organization style as Embody once did as well, and still offers a wide range of protein shake flavours to try.

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

The most popular food places for all Westport teen athletes are the places that offer protein shakes, organic food and unique healthy options. Places such as Green and Tonic, Embody and The Granola Bar are the most popular destinations.  However, within the first few days of March, Embody Westport sud...

Taylor Swift shows fans a new relatable side in “Miss Americana”

With the release of her new Netflix documentary “Miss Americana,” Taylor Swift gives fans the inside scoop on journey over the past few years since the release of her album “Reputation.”

Reilly Caldwell '20

March 11, 2020

For the last few months leading up to the release of Taylor Swift’s Netflix documentary, “Miss Americana,” I was contemplating whether I really wanted to see it or not. While I would say I listen to her music regularly, I was worried that the film would be too focused on resurfaced drama with various...

Billie Eilish sweeps Grammys

Billie Eilish swept the 62nd annual Grammys award show winning five of her six nominations: Best New Artist, Best New Album, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.

Remy Teltser '21, Features Editor

March 10, 2020

Two years ago, 16-year-old Billie Eilish was just starting out her music career.  She and her brother, Finneas, grew a solid platform of 257,000 Instagram followers and played small shows for 50 people. Now, the breakout stars are selling out stadiums on a world tour, playing for 30,000 die-hard fan...

‘Birds of Prey’ fails to leave audience with anything to think about

Harley Quinn, the main character in the movie “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn),” is played by the actress Margot Robbie. Robbie has been featured in multiple DC comics films.

Tierney Kugel ’22

March 3, 2020

I entered the movie theater with high expectations and excitement for “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).” The movie, commonly shortened to “Birds of Prey,” was written for Harley Quinn, the iconic DC comics supervillain and partner in crime to the Joker. After...

‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

1917 hit theaters over a month ago and has taken the film industry by storm. In a race against time, two men must halt a British attack that is bound to lose thousands of soldiers.

Ethan Frank ’20

February 28, 2020

Ten Academy Award nominations. Over $200 million at the box office. Golden Globe wins in the two most important categories. Director Sam Mendes’ “1917” has taken the film industry by storm, and his masterpiece, “1917,” won three Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards on Feb. 9 in the categories...

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

Aidan Rogers ’22

February 28, 2020

I understand that after spending $25 on tickets, popcorn and candy, many audiences might not be enthusiastic about attending a movie that will require them to read subtitles for two hours. But watching Best Picture Oscar winner “Parasite,” directed by Korean film maker Bong Joon-ho, is more than...

Lululemon expands downtown storefront

The current Lululemon building (above) is located at 91 Main Street. The new space (below) will allow for new products such as gym accessories.

February 24, 2020

Lululemon, now located at 91 Main Street, will be moving to 69 Main Street in early spring.  The previous business in the building that Lululemon is moving into, Nike, closed early 2018 and has been vacant since. “I thought the old location was fine, but I'm excited to have a bigger space,” J...

Chez 180 serves innovative baking to Westport

Chez 180, located at 180 Post Road East, is Westports new bakery, serving a wide variety of pastries and other treats. Croissants and cookies are on display.

Lucy Zuckerman '22, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

The smell of fresh baked croissants drifts through the door. The sight of smiling workers and colorful pastries is the first thing to be seen. Chez 180, located at 180 Post Road East is the new bakery that Westport needed.  Jodi Oh is one of the investors that started Chez 180 and is excited abou...

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