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Declining NBA ratings emphasize downturn of local teams

Declining NBA ratings emphasize downturn of local teams

Teddy Dienst '20 and Alex Massoud '20, Staff Writer and Web Sports Editor

June 7, 2019

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Zach Strober ’19

February 11, 2019

As Johnny Hekker sent a beautiful, record breaking 65-yard punt through the air with 8:53 left in the third quarter, and I jumped with excitement for the first time in the entirety of the game, I came to a realization: Super Bowl LIII is boring, and the only thing that can salvage it is the entertainment...

Marvel movies appeal to moviegoers

Marvel movies appeal to moviegoers

Mark Didio '20

February 5, 2019

Iron Man, Spiderman, Black Panther and Captain America are some of the most famous and popular heroes in the past ten years. Their movies have all grossed over a billion dollars combined. All these movie have one thing in common: they are a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since the release of...

Minority students appreciate increase in diverse casts

Minority students appreciate increase in diverse casts

September 20, 2018

Poppy Livingstone '21 When Staples student Angela Ji ’19 was in the fifth grade, she faced a discouraging decision. Her school had a day where students dressed as fictional characters, and Ji found that her options were slim. As an Asian-American girl, her choices came down to two characters: Cho...

“Love, Simon” is an important, unprecedented, engaging teen movie

“Love, Simon” is an important, unprecedented, engaging teen movie

April 8, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 After unintentionally seeing it twice in one week, I’m just going to get this out of the way: I really, honestly, loved this movie. The movie “Love, Simon” is truly groundbreaking and provides both entertainment and an emotional roller coaster, all bundled in an engaging tee...

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” enchants audiences everywhere

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” enchants audiences everywhere

January 24, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 I knew almost nothing about this movie going into it. I knew that it had recently won four Golden Globes and had potential for the Oscars, but the characters, plot and setting was completely unknown to me. What followed in the one hour and 55 minute runtime was entrancing, as I got...

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018

January 8, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20 If you’ve ever religiously followed the term ‘GTL’ (Gym, tan, laundry duh) or kept track of Snooki’s pregnancy, then you were probably disappointed when the popular reality show, “Jersey Shore” ended. Well a time without the constant utterance of relatable and iconic...

G-Eazy talks about his life and the world with “The Beautiful and Damned”

G-Eazy talks about his life and the world with  “The Beautiful and Damned”

January 8, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '18 American rapper G-Eazy came out with his new album “The Beautiful and Damned” on Dec. 15. This album features collaborations with music superstars like Halsey, Cardi B and Charlie Puth. The record covers the highs and lows of his life, and talks about the parts of the world...

“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...

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...

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...

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