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 At the beginning of the movie we see the characters receive an invitation. On that invitation has an evil eye or a mati and it refers to Miles Bron and his connection to his friends, the disruptors.

‘Glass Onion’ fails to meet high expectations

Ava Chun '25, Paper Arts Editor January 11, 2023

Watching as the mystery unravels, secret after secret, lie after lie. Each character is revealed to us in layers, like an onion.  “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” satisfies the mystery hunters,...

Popular holiday wishlist items that influencers promote include ultra ugg minis, flare pants and drunk elephant skincare products. These products have become staples in the TikTok community, and worn on a daily basis. These items have been sold out recently, in light of their popularity.

Influencers inspire through holiday gift guides

Addison Coughlin ’25, Paper Opinions Editor December 24, 2022

If you have ever been on TikTok, it's likely that you have seen influencers raving about their favorite new products; whether its Drunk Elephant bronzing drops, Sol De Janiero perfume or the Ultra ugg...

“Avatar: The Way of Water,” released Dec. 16, has grossed $134 million in box office profit. Its predecessor, “Avatar” has one of the highest box office evaluations of all time, amassing nearly $3 billion since 2009. Just like the first, the second Avatar is anticipated to have more long-term hype and continue to draw audiences for the next few years.

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ thrills audiences with a hefty toll

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Managing Editor December 24, 2022

12 years later, the Avatar fandom rejoices with the next installment of a beloved series. “Avatar: The Way of Water” was released in theaters on Dec. 16, grossing $134 million nationwide. While the...

The Corduroys practice one of their covers in the same room their viral video was recorded in.

Staples band catches the attention of millions

Maddie Bell ’23, Staff Writer December 24, 2022

Whimsical rainbow lights beam around the room, creating a bold contrast against the room’s dark atmosphere. Teenage girls are scattered everywhere, each next to their respective instrument. And of course,...

Manna Toast provides a variety of plant-based foods in their cafe. Their menu is available for dining-in, takeout and delivery.

Manna Toast Westport set to close by the end of the month

Rylie Cordella ’25, Staff Writer December 24, 2022

Manna Toast in downtown Westport is closing after over two years since its arrival in July 2020. The cafe announced their closing on Dec.12 through their Instagram. According to the Instagram post,...

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever debuts in theaters across the World. The movie has already generated  $367.6 million at the box office.

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ falls short of expectations (*SPOILER WARNING*)

Samantha Sandrew ’25, Web Features Editor December 16, 2022

Sequels are never better than the original, with the exception of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.” ‘Blank Panthers: Wakanda Forever’ aligned with the original cliche. With Marvel’s “Blank...

The new movie ‘She said’ premiered Nov. 18 and follows the story of how former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was exposed for his decades of sexual harrasment by an exposé written by two journalists. The movie recalls the events that took place and includes key contributors to the real article in the movie production.

‘She Said’ illuminates laborious path to ‘#MeToo’ movement

Jolie Gefen ’24, Web News Editor December 14, 2022

From frustrating defeats to exhilarating triumphs, “She Said” tells the tale of reporters Jodie Kantor and Megan Twohey’s journey in exposing the ignored and covered-up sexual abuse in Hollywood...

“Home Alone 2” provides entertainment for viewers this holiday season with Kevin’s impeccable comedic timing and quick thinking.

A (likely) controversial guide to the best (and worst) Christmas movies

Katherine Phelps '25, Paper Opinions Editor December 13, 2022

I absolutely love Christmas. The music, the decorations, the gift giving, you name it. However, Christmas would not be complete without the plethora of holiday movies. Some of my earliest childhood memories...

This is one of the better albums that I have listened to. I only wish that there were more songs in the album.

Metro’s new album “Heroes & Villains” exceeded extremely high expectations

Nile Jean '24, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Hit rapper Metro Boomin announced Nov. 28, 2022 on Instagram that he would drop his album “Heroes & Villains.” Instantaneously this was followed up with a multitude of different posts from Metro,...

The large community of TikTok that discusses and recommends books is commonly called “BookTok.” The hashtag “#BookTok” has over 93 billion views across the app.

BookTok praises few books, proves dangerous for most authors

Alex Gaines ’25, Paper Arts Editor December 13, 2022

In English class earlier this year, my teacher asked that we all bring in as an independent reading book to read during our free time in class. The next day, when he asked us all to share which books we...

Melissa Newman speaks about her father’s new memoir on Nov. 20 at the Westport Country Playhouse. Event coordinators hand out a copy of the book to each attendee while they wait for the talk to begin.

Westport remembers Paul Newman

Maddie Bell '23, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

Melissa Newman discussed her father’s new memoir at the Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, Nov. 20. Her father, Paul Newman, resided in Westport, Connecticut. Famous for his lively blue eyes and...

As Spotify’s motivating playlists further disappoint, here are four hits that are sure to break your record no matter the workout.

The final four: workout songs, guaranteed record-breakers

Ellie Vail '23, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

With your heart beating, legs racing, music blasting and sweat dripping down your face, you’re so close to beating your record time… when Spotify’s noteworthy “Workout Mix” lets you down with...

‘The Good Nurse’ features the serial killer Charles Cullen and the fellow nurse; Amy Loughren, who suspects him. The film is based on the 2013 true-crime book of the same name by Charles Graeber.

‘The Good Nurse’ on Netflix shocks audience with horrifying true story (Spoilers ahead!)

Liora Perkins '25, Web Arts Editor December 5, 2022

Tobias Lindholm’s movie, “The Good Nurse,” begins with an ICU nurse from New Jersey, Amy Loughren (Jessica Chastain) and her struggle to find affordable care for her life-threatening heart condition....

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