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“This Croc Will Die in 100 Days”: A Review

“This Croc Will Die in 100 Days”: A Review

Daphne Han

March 21, 2020

This Croc Will Die in 100 Days is a Twitter comic by Yuuki Kikuchi about a crocodile unknowingly living his last 100 days. While this title seems a bit morbid and you might wonder, “What could possibly be so enjoyable about this comic in the state the world is currently in?”,this Twitter comic is ...

Book Review: Final Six by Alexandra Monir

Julia Westwood

March 16, 2020

Over the break I read the “Final Six” by Alexandra Monir. This book was a sci-fi love story and I couldn’t get enough. The book is about how earth is going to war with humans, because humans destroyed earth and the international space station picked the top 24 teens in the world to inhibit Jupiter...

Book Review: The Twin by Natasha Preston

Book Review: The Twin by Natasha Preston

Julia Westwood, Staff Writer - Swim, Student Life

March 16, 2020

Over the break I read a book called “The Twin” by one of my favorite authors Natasha Preston, who writes young adult thrillers. The book was recently released on March 3rd. I knew I needed to get my hands on it. This book was a physiological twist, about two twin girls who recently lost their mom and...

Parasite Movie Review

Parasite Movie Review

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2020

Parasite. The film that everyone has been talking about, especially after winning four (yes, four) Academy Awards and receiving critical acclaim across the globe, has been on my list for quite some time. When I finally got around to watching it, my only expectation was that it would be a movie that ma...

Joker: Worth the Watch?

Joker: Worth the Watch?

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2020

Some movies are so good that you watch them twice. Others are so thought-provoking that you have to watch them twice to fully grasp the complexities and nuances of the film. I did watch Joker (2019) twice, partly because I thoroughly enjoyed it and partly because I knew I would gain more insight into the...

Stomp Review – The Story of Percussion

Stomp Review – The Story of Percussion

Mitchell VanCleave, Staff Writer

February 9, 2020

As a percussionist and musician, it’s always a pleasure to hear other ensembles and instrumental groups perform, as one can expand their own abilities and style by incorporating others’ ideas into one’s own playing. In January, I had the pleasure of hearing the group “Stomp” perform at Jones...

Book Review: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Book Review: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Alex Richmond

February 5, 2020

I have always been the type of person who could never answer the question “what’s your favorite book?”. That is, until I read The Name of the Wind. The first in the Kingkiller Chronicles, this masterpiece is more than just a book. Patrick Rothfuss has created an intricate universe in which the main char...

1917 Movie Review

1917 Movie Review

Neil Tian, Baseball Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The movie 1917, which first premiered in London on December 4th, 2019, chronicles the mission of two British soldiers as they deliver an urgent message to a group of soldiers who are about to fall right into a German ambush. The movie was written and directed by Sam Mendes, but what sets the movie apart i...

88rising’s Impact on Asian Representation in the Western Music Industry

88rising’s Impact on Asian Representation in the Western Music Industry

Daphne Han, Web Design, Executive Student Life Editor, STEM Editor

November 18, 2019

With the release of their sophomore studio album a little over a month ago, 88rising continues to rise to newer and higher places, allowing its success story to create a platform for Asian representation in American pop culture.

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