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New release and the third in its trilogy, “To All the Boys: Always and Forever,” came out on Netflix on Feb. 12 and stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo.

‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever’ presents disappointing ending to highly acclaimed trilogy

Margot Richlin ’23, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

Many teenagers were excited to find out that there would be a third movie added to the “To All the Boys” series on Feb. 12 and social media quickly became flooded with countdowns to the release. The...

“Fixer Upper: Welcome Home” is available on Discovery Plus, and there have been five episodes released thus far.

Chip and Jo are welcomed home with their new series

Theresa Vandis ’22, Business Manager March 2, 2021

It was a dreary day in April when I sat down to watch the final episode of “Fixer Upper” with my family. I wondered if I would ever witness another Magnolia tree be planted in the yard of a newly renovated...

Billie Eilish performs at the music festival Pukkelpop in 2019.

Billie Eilish Strikes a Cord With Teenage Feelings

Lucy Zuckerman '22, Assistant Business Manager March 2, 2021

“Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry”, released Feb. 26 on Apple TV+, reveals the young artist's highs and lows as she navigates the music industry. The two hour and 20 minute documentary...

Though the old Barnes & Noble carried many memories, the new one is vibrant and invites Westporters to make new ones downtown. This young reader certainly is!

New Barnes & Noble brightens up Westport

Lilly Weisz ’23, Assistant Creative Director February 26, 2021

Never before have I seen so many people, from toddlers to old-timers, flocking to a bookstore. On Feb. 24, when the new downtown Barnes & Noble opened its doors, there we all were, ready to explore...

The staff of Westport-based Pop Up Bagels works to prepare bagels for pick-up in the Manna Toast “Hub kitchen.”

Pop Up Bagels generates intrigue around Westport

Kristina Chaney ’23, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Floating around the Westport online community, drawing intrigue, is a seemingly unmoored bagel business. Pop Up Bagels, started as a quarantine baking hobby by Westporter Adam Goldberg, and has developed...

Starring Maddie Ziegler and Kate Hudson, musical drama “Music” was released on Feb. 10.

Sia demonstrates ableism in new movie ‘Music’

Isabella Rivel '24, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Singer/songwriter Sia created “Music,” a movie that has been under fire recently, and for good reason. This movie and Sia’s behavior reek of disrespect and could be offensive to autistic viewers. “The...

iCarly is an American sitcom that was released in 2007 that features three best friends and their hilarious web show. The first two seasons of Nickelodeon show have now appeared on Netflix as of Jan 3.

Nickelodeon show iCarly emerges on Netflix, bringing excitement to former fans

Natasha Taubenheim ’22, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

A key part of many of today's teens’ childhoods are the shows they watched growing up. The two most popular channels were Disney Channel and Nickelodeon; both of which I watched religiously. From “Spongebob,”...

The New York Times Presents released an episode on Feb. 5, 2020 called “Framing Britney Spears” on Hulu, about the behind the scenes of her life and the legality battle in her 12 years conservatorship with her father, Jamie Spears.

‘Framing Britney Spears’ dives into Spears’ personal life leaving the audience intrigued

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Pop star Britney Spears sparked concern in her fans over the past years because of her ongoing conservatorship with her father. Her father, Jamie Spears, has been in control of her finances and important...

New Netflix movie “Malcolm and Marie” stunned their audience with phenomenal acting, despite a repetitive plot.

‘Malcolm and Marie’ creates a touching spin on the romance movie

Emma Smith ’22, Paper Arts Editor February 12, 2021

Black and white, on then off. The new Netflix movie “Malcolm and Marie,” dissects the highs and lows between two lovers and their, at times, explosive relationship.  “Malcolm and Marie” features...

Pouring 7 million of his own money into the show, the Weeknd centered his performance around a character he had been creating during his new album release while solely emphasizing his songs and voice itself, gimmick-free.

The Weeknd delivers controversial Super Bowl LV halftime show

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

From the first performance by Michael Jackson in 1993 to Katy Perry’s memorable singing of “Roar” on a giant lion, to Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s latin fire, the Super Bowl halftime show has become...

The Westport Bookshop, Westport’s first used book store, officially opened January 28. They are open Thursdays and Fridays from three to six p.m and on weekends from noon to five p.m.

Westport Book Shop dazzles book-lovers, provides community space

Maya Hruskar '23, Paper Opinions Editor February 9, 2021

  Bundled in coats and a buzz of conversation, people wait on chalk circles as cars lazily roll by and snow sloshes against the pavement. Customers chime in and out of the storefront, releasing...

The first “Euphoria” special episode was focused around the character Rue, whereas the second is focused around the character Jules. Both episodes were filmed following pandemic safety guidelines and act as a bridge between seasons one and two.

‘Euphoria Special Episode Part 2: Jules’ offers thought-provoking plotline and unique perspective

Tierney Kugel ’22, Paper News Editor February 9, 2021

“Euphoria’s” second special episode, featuring the character Jules Vaughn, was released on HBO max on Friday, Jan. 22. The episode, the second installment of what is referred to as the show’s season...

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‘One Night in Miami’ fantastically illustrates fictional meeting of four legendary figures

Lily Klau ’23, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

Every movement has its icons. Its legends. The people who empowered and influenced, the people we learn about in school. But what happens when they’re all put in a room together?  Inspired by a real...

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