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“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 first season. The question is this: did the new season live up to the last? This season featu...

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

October 9, 2017

By Anna Rhoads '19 ...

‘Orange Is The New Black’ is back

‘Orange Is The New Black’ is back

June 16, 2017

By Bri Zeiberg '19 After anxiously waiting for a year, another season of the hit Netflix original “Orange is the New Black” released their fifth season. I was thrilled when they announced the release date because the previous season ended on a rather exciting note. The show takes place at Li...

The Netflix Dilemma

The Netflix Dilemma

June 14, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 As you sit glued to the screen with every technicolor scene drawing you in, time passes by in the blink of an eye. With season one completed, horror strikes as you realize that Netflix is missing the next season of your show. This situation, although slightly dramatized, has...

An ode to Blockbuster and the end of an era

An ode to Blockbuster and the end of an era

May 21, 2017

By Jack Beck '18 When Blockbuster announced that it would close its remaining retail stores in 2013, there was little weeping among those who moved on to streaming and other types of movie watching technologies long ago. However, there is something melancholy about the video store closing, much...

The life of Nasty Gal goes public in “Girlboss”

The life of Nasty Gal goes public in “Girlboss”

May 21, 2017

Molly Mahoney ’18   To be 20-something and living in downtown San Francisco circa 2006 is every indie-rocker girl’s dream, and the protagonist of Netflix Original “Girlboss” is living it. The show is a “real loose” account of the real life of Sophia Amoroso, the founder of popular ret...

Controversial “13 Reasons Why” set to air second season

Controversial “13 Reasons Why” set to air second season

May 8, 2017

By Jesse Levinson '17 After its popular, yet troubling debut on Netflix, “13 Reasons Why” has officially been renewed for a second season. The series is an adaption of Jay Asher’s novel, which depicts the aftermath of high-schooler Hannah Baker’s suicide. In each episode, a reason for H...

Dear Netflix, thanks but no thanks

Dear Netflix, thanks but no thanks

May 3, 2017

By Camryn Ragland '18 Dear Netflix, Our love hate relationship began in eighth grade when I decided to binge watch “Hannah Montana” instead of reading “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Ever since then, I have been hooked. Your endless varieties of movies and TV shows never cease to please me any ...

Thirteen Reasons Why imparts an important message

Thirteen Reasons Why imparts an important message

May 3, 2017

By Sasha Narang '18 If the names Clay Jenson and Hannah Baker don’t sound familiar to you by now, it’s safe to say that you’ve probably been living under a rock. The newly-released, popular Netflix series based off of Jay Asher’s teen novel, “Thirteen Reasons Why,” has caused students to question  whether the story’s message ...

“Thirteen Reasons Why” boosts the understanding of others

“Thirteen Reasons Why” boosts the understanding of others

April 17, 2017

Kevin Ludy '17 The new Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” brings to light the complexities and hardships high schoolers face. The highly anticipated show was released on March 31 but many fans were worried that it wouldn’t live up to the book’s high standards.   The series is about ...

The People vs. OJ Simpson brings viewers back to 1995

The People vs. OJ Simpson brings viewers back to 1995

March 28, 2017

By Ashton Dedona '17  “The people vs OJ Simpson: American crime story” perfectly replicated the true story of OJ Simpson with the help of a cast that was almost identical to the real life characters. The new mini-series aired in Feb. 2016 on FX and was just recently released on Netflix this Feb. 2017. ...

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