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“Master of None” proves to be a Master of All

“Master of None” proves to be a Master of All

Lulu Stracher, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

When I think of Aziz Ansari, I picture his six year role as the exuberant government work/aspiring entrepreneur Tom Haverford on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” But Ansari’s days in Pawnee, Indiana are long gone. On Nov. 6, Netflix released an original series, “Master of None”, which stars A...

Season Three of Orange is the New Black fades to gray

Season Three of Orange is the New Black fades to gray

Lulu Stracher, Opinions Editor

June 20, 2015

Over the first two seasons of “Orange is the New Black”, viewers have become gripped by the dramatic conflicts of the female inmates of the Litchfield Correctional Facility, a fictional federal women’s prison in upstate New York.  As the inmates grappled with issues both inside and outside the...

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Captivates and Charms Staples Students

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Captivates and Charms Staples Students

Lulu Stracher, Opinions Editor

May 24, 2015

Netflix has had extreme success with it’s original series- think “House of Cards,” “Orange is the New Black”- and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” further proves Netflix’s prodigious ability to create hit TV shows. On March 9, Netflix released the first season of “Unbreakable,” which ...

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Captivates and Charms Staples Students

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Captivates and Charms Staples Students

Lulu Stracher, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015

Netflix has had extreme success with it’s original series- think “House of Cards,” “Orange is the New Black”- and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” further proves Netflix’s prodigious ability to create hit TV shows. On March 9, Netflix released the first season of “Unbreakable,” which...

Bingewatching a show on Netflix

Bingewatching a show on Netflix

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

We’ve all been there. Going on 2 am on a Saturday (or Tuesday) night, in a literal cocoon of blankets and popcorn crumbs, starting the last episode of your current binge show on Netflix. Don’t pretend this hasn’t happened to you. As you continue to descend into summer, as temperatures rise and...

Confessions of a binge watcher

Confessions of a binge watcher

Becca Rawiszer, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

Glued to the computer all night, absorbing episode after episode, and season after season. This is the life of a binge watcher. Numerous Staples students regularly carry out this routine. Some are more hesitant than others to confess shows they love but may be embarrassing to admit. Mikayla DiDonato...

Siblings sniffle with Senioritis

Siblings sniffle with Senioritis

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

March 22, 2015

Many feel lucky that we are stepping out of the flu season at this time of year, but we are stepping into prime-time for a much more serious disease: senioritis. Washing your hands won’t save you, even if you’re careful not to share drinks it can be passed, and worst of all there is no cure. It...

Post-Season depression

Post-Season depression

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

It is a Monday afternoon and walking straight to my car after the last bell rings worries me. I walk out of the cafeteria doors nonchalantly, but deep inside I have no idea what I’m going to be doing after school. My feet yearn to be wearing my cheerleading shoes one last time, but the season has...

Where did Gossip Girl go wrong?

Where did Gossip Girl go wrong?

Lulu Stracher, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

*Spoiler alert for those who haven’t finished* In the summer of 2012, I did what every teenage girl was already doing. I started Gossip Girl on Netflix. A keen decision at the time, but I didn’t realize it would waste 90 hours of precious time I could have spent doing literally anything else. Don’t...

Choosing the best picks on Netflix

Choosing the best picks on Netflix

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor

February 13, 2015

With snow day season at its peak and February break on the horizon, students are finding themselves with a lot of time to kill. What better way to kick back and relax than to grab a laptop and some snacks and log into Netflix? “I binge watch way too much,” Avery Wallace ’15 admitted, adding...

New Netflix binge colors agony the new black

Lulu Stracher, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

The ending of season two of “Orange is the New Black”–an original Netflix production about one woman’s experience during her year in a women’s prison –has left its loyal television audience confused, impatient, and most importantly, lost. Many students are adrift without the comfort of hating...

New flix on Netflix

New flix on Netflix

Emma Lederer, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

1. If you like horror… American Horror Story  Every season of American Horror story follows a different story line, but only the first season, Murder House, is currently on Netflix. Murder House is about a family that moves into a haunted mansion, so cliché. But the show is anything but ordina...

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