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Staples Remembers its favorite childhood shows

Staples Remembers its favorite childhood shows

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

As midterms approache, the winter break Netflix binge watching commences and the inevitable nostalgia that the holidays bring sets in, it’s time to look back at some of the shows that millennials miss the most from their childhood. Suite Life of Zack and Cody Lasting six seasons, everyone watched...

“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...

Grey’s Anatomy displays feminism in a whole new way

Grey’s Anatomy displays feminism in a whole new way

Alex Spadacenta, Assistant Business Manager

October 24, 2015

**SPOILER ALERT** “Grey's Anatomy,” Season 11, left viewers or fans with heavy hearts. With Derek dead, Meredith was left alone with three children, frustrated with her sister-in-law and holding a time consuming job. Fans were nervous for Season 12. In these last few episodes, people only saw...

Scandalousness restored: Why season five of Scandal brings show back on top

Scandalousness restored: Why season five of Scandal brings show back on top

Jane Levy, Editor-In-Chief

October 24, 2015

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet watched Season 4 or 5 Scandal, stop reading now––you have been warned. There is one thing that all religious Gladiators agree on: season four of Scandal was disappointing. Tremendously. Political Fixer Olivia Pope, played by Kerry Washington, was kidnapped...

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 ...

The 3 most important TV characters to me

The 3 most important TV characters to me

Caroline Cohen, Staff Writer

May 17, 2015

1. Brooke Davis: She’s the girl we all want to be, and it’s not because she’s the cheer captain, or that we want her light blue buggy convertible. Over nine seasons of “One Tree Hill,” Brooke Davis made the character transformation from stuck up girl to a reliable and loyal friend, mother and...

Shonda Rhimes bring back “McDreamy”

Shonda Rhimes bring back “McDreamy”

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

Spoiler alert: if you are very behind on Grey’s Anatomy and don’t follow national news stop reading here. Whether you’re a Grey’s Anatomy fan or not you’ve likely heard that the beloved Derek Shepherd was killed, causing ratings to plummet and viewers everywhere ]upset. Derek Shepherd’s...

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...

“Better Call Saul” doesn’t disappoint

“Better Call Saul” doesn’t disappoint

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

February 12, 2015

Let me preface this by saying that I am obsessed with “Breaking Bad” and even more obsessed with the character Saul Goodman, the criminal lawyer (emphasis on criminal) who helps out Walt and Jesse. Therefore, I had high hopes watching this show. And I wasn’t disappointed. “Better Call Sau...

Students visit the ghosts of television’s past

Students visit the ghosts of television’s past

Max Biblicoff, Staff Writer

January 10, 2015

‘Watching classic or throwback TV shows is an intriguing alternative for many students who aren’t satisfied with today’s biggest titles. Those who look to Netflix as their source of TV can often feel trapped between mainstream shows such as “Breaking Bad,” “House of Cards” and “The Walking...

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...

Jimmy Fallon turns a new leaf for “The Tonight Show”

Jimmy Fallon turns a new leaf for “The Tonight Show”

Olivia Kalb, A&E Editor

March 12, 2014

What do you get when you take “The Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon” and add in a new time and spiced up set? “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” If you loved Jimmy Fallon before, don’t worry. Nothing’s changed. He’s brought back many of the Late Show favorites like Pros and Cons and...

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