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Netflix’s “The Monster: Dahmer” successfully entertains, but falls short in terms of morality and its focus upon the victims’ stories.

‘The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ shamefully dramatizes trauma for entertainment

Elle Vail '23, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has been all over social media lately: TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram –you name the platform; he’s received publicity for it. As Halloween nears, I hear more and more talk...

With Halloween right around the corner, reviews on the most essential horror movies are in to perfect a night of jumpscares, candy and popcorn. 

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Four to Watch for Fright Night

Elle Vail '23 , Staff Writer October 1, 2022

Halloween is what some may call the most exciting time of the year: jack o'lanterns, crazy costumes and candy are key features for this favorite of holidays. But if you’re a horror buff like me, it is...

Satire image describing many viewers’ thoughts on the upcoming season of Disneys “Dancing with the Stars”

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‘Dancing with the Stars’ premiere leaves audiences with mixed reactions

Rachel Olefson ’25, Staff Writer September 29, 2022

The mirrorball trophy is back up for grabs, baby! Hit television show “Dancing with the Stars” is back and better than ever before… or so I thought.  In recent years, “Dancing with the Stars...

Jordan Peele and the cast of “Nope” came out on July 22, 2020. “Nope,” with an interesting storyline and concepts, seemed to be popular amongst others, however, “Nope” proved to be an over-complicated movie.

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Peele’s ‘Nope’ proves disappointing

Audrey Kercher ’23, Breaking News Manager September 23, 2022

Although I had high expectations for the newest Jordan Peele science fiction movie, “Nope,” released on July 22, 2022, it received a definitive “nope” from this reviewer. The idea of a giant UFO,...

Stranger things season four breaks the mold of the previous seasons by being more expansive, more complex, and with a run-time to match. Despite struggling with bloatedness, it achieves a level of entertainment unmatched by its predecessors.

‘Stranger Things’ expansive fourth season exceeds expectations

Maya Hruskar ’23, Creative Director June 20, 2022

Nearly three years after “Stranger Things” season three, the show has at last returned for its extra-long extra-scary fourth installment. With every episode coming in at over an hour -- and the longest...

The initial caption, and logo for the show made on October 3, 2021

New Star Wars miniseries exceeded expectations

Nile Jean '24, Staff Writer June 8, 2022

If you are the type of person who likes Star Wars, or binge-watching shows, then you should check out this show. It even turned me into an avid Star Wars fan and inspired me to watch older Star Wars movies...

Tessa Cassell ’24 consistently checks to see if her favorite show “Friends” has returned to Netflix. After viewing it for the last time in 2019, she turns to cable television to occasionally watch replays of randomly selected episodes, realizing that the app isn’t as worth it.

Netflix’s recent adjustments outrage users

Talia Varsano , Arts Paper Editor June 8, 2022

It’s finally Friday night and after a day full of long classes, sports games and driving around, you and your closest group of friends pile onto the couch, scramble for the remote and finally are greeted...

The 2022 Annual Tony Awards will be hosted by Ariana DeBose on June 12. They will take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards are awards for excellence in Broadway theater.

Bridgeport actress LaChanze nominated for Tony Award

Karlie Saed ’23, Photostory Editor June 1, 2022

Rhonda LaChanze Sapp, professionally known as LaChanze in the theater industry, is an American actress, dancer and singer, who was born and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut. LaChanze was nominated for...

The new Kardashians show excites fans across the nation.

The Kardashians on Hulu stylishly shifting to showcase real, raw life

Julia Leitner ’23, Assistant Business Director May 3, 2022

After 20 seasons and 285 episodes of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”, the Kardashian-Jenner family decided that this 14-year period was simply not enough, and they are back for more.  The Hulu...

Netflix series ‘Old Enough’ highlights Japanese culture and provides entertainment to viewers, although the show only features a few children, it is also exemplary of everyday life for many kids.

Netflix series ‘Old Enough’ strikes controversy in parenting style

Margot Richlin '23, Audience Engagement Manager May 2, 2022

One of the many benefits of streaming services such as Netflix is that they attract a new audience to older- running television shows. The series ‘Old Enough’ has been running for over 30 years but...

Movies offer educational lessons beyond entertainment

Movies offer educational lessons beyond entertainment

Maria Krug ’22, Paper Arts Editor June 9, 2021

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“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is a spinoff of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” that premiered in 1996. They both are derived from the character Sabrina in Archie Comics.

“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” succeeds in connecting with the audience

Abby Fleming '20, Paper Opinions Editor April 27, 2019
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Colton Underwood in the “Bachelor” chooses dream girl in final week

Colton Underwood in the “Bachelor” chooses dream girl in final week

March 19, 2019

Thirty girls. One guy. Eleven weeks. Who will be the last one standing with the ring? “The Bachelor” is aired every Monday night on ABC at 8/7c. This season, former NFL star Colton Underwood searched...

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