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Competition among streaming services puts damper on enjoyment for consumers

While Netflix used to be the only widely used streaming service, many new ones have been introduced within the past few years, and competition between them has continued to grow.
January 13, 2021

Remember when life was easy and Netflix was the only streaming platform we used to watch our favorite shows? When no one really knew what Hulu was, nobody cared about what was streaming on Amazon Prime...

Board games beat screentime

There is a multitude of ways to make use of a card deck during the quarantine. Try some of these games: Hearts, Crazy 8’s, Spit, Go Fish, War and Solitaire.
May 11, 2020

It can even happen to the most fervent binge-watcher: finding boredom in staring at a computer screen for hours on end. Adjusting to a slower lifestyle never comes naturally, and it can be even more difficult...

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest
February 11, 2019

As Johnny Hekker sent a beautiful, record breaking 65-yard punt through the air with 8:53 left in the third quarter, and I jumped with excitement for the first time in the entirety of the game, I came...

Marvel movies appeal to moviegoers

Marvel movies appeal to moviegoers
February 5, 2019

Iron Man, Spiderman, Black Panther and Captain America are some of the most famous and popular heroes in the past ten years. Their movies have all grossed over a billion dollars combined. All these movie...

Minority students appreciate increase in diverse casts

Minority students appreciate increase in diverse casts
September 20, 2018

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...

“Love, Simon” is an important, unprecedented, engaging teen movie

“Love, Simon” is an important, unprecedented, engaging teen movie
April 8, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 After unintentionally seeing it twice in one week, I’m just going to get this out of the way: I really, honestly, loved this movie. The movie “Love, Simon” is truly groundbreaking...

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” enchants audiences everywhere

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” enchants audiences everywhere
January 24, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 I knew almost nothing about this movie going into it. I knew that it had recently won four Golden Globes and had potential for the Oscars, but the characters, plot and setting was...

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018
January 8, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20 If you’ve ever religiously followed the term ‘GTL’ (Gym, tan, laundry duh) or kept track of Snooki’s pregnancy, then you were probably disappointed when the popular reality...

G-Eazy talks about his life and the world with “The Beautiful and Damned”

G-Eazy talks about his life and the world with  “The Beautiful and Damned”
January 8, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '18 American rapper G-Eazy came out with his new album “The Beautiful and Damned” on Dec. 15. This album features collaborations with music superstars like Halsey, Cardi B and Charlie...

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season
November 3, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 Watch out Westport: Dustin, Mike, Lucas and Will are back. The Netflix original series “Stranger Things” came out with a second season on Oct. 27, following a critically acclaimed...

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